Share/Like This Page
Print Instructions

NOTE: Only your test content will print.
To preview this test, click on the File menu and select Print Preview.




See our guide on How To Change Browser Print Settings to customize headers and footers before printing.

Groundwater (Grade 6)

Print Test (Only the test content will print)
Name: Date:

Groundwater

1. 
A lake is an example of groundwater.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Groundwater is an important source of drinking water.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
All rain eventually ends up as groundwater.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
The water table is where groundwater reaches the surface of the Earth.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
A well is a hole that is dug or drilled to reach groundwater.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
Groundwater reservoirs are recharged primarily by:
  1. rain
  2. wells
  3. rivers
7. 
What is a porous rock layer underground that is a reservoir for water?
  1. stream
  2. groundwater
  3. aquifer
  4. surface water
8. 
Which of the following is used to describe rocks that contain pores and cracks that allows groundwater to flow through it?
  1. permeability
  2. flexibility
  3. spacious
  4. geyser
9. 
The table shows estimates of where fresh water is stored by percentages.
Earth's Fresh Water
SourcePercentage
Lakes0.25%
Glaciers & Ice69%
Rivers0.006%
Groundwater30%
Other<1%

Which statement is a conclusion that can be drawn from the data?
  1. more fresh water is stored in rivers than in lakes
  2. more fresh water is stored in lakes than as glaciers and ice
  3. more fresh water is stored as groundwater than as glaciers and ice
  4. more fresh water is stored as groundwater than in rivers and lakes combined
10. 
Permeable materials allow water to easily flow through them. Which of the following is the most permeable material?
  1. sediment with large pore spaces that connect together
  2. sediment with small pore spaces that connect together
  3. sediment with large pore spaces that do not connect together
  4. sediment with small pore spaced that do not connect together
You need to be a HelpTeaching.com member to access free printables.
Already a member? Log in for access.    |    Go Back To Previous Page