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The water which in a state of downward movement under gravity is __________

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A : a. Groundwater

B : b. Vadose water

C : c. Connate water

D : d. Juvenile water

What is the process of movement downwards of vadose water called?

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A : a. Infiltration

B : b. Filtration

C : c. Deposition

D : d. Down-flow

What is the upper surface of the zone saturation called?

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A : a. Aquifer

B : b. Aquiclude

C : c. Water table

D : d. Aquifuge

Pick the wrong statement about groundwater.

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A : a. It is turbid

B : b. It is odourless

C : c. It is free from pathogens

D : d. It is coloured

Groundwater is not safer than other sources of water.

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A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

What is the water obtained from precipitation called?

Options

A : a. Meteoric water

B : b. Connate water

C : c. Juvenile water

D : d. Secondary water

Water present in rocks from the time of their deposition is __________

Options

A : a. Meteoric water

B : b. Connate water

C : c. Juvenile water

D : d. Secondary water

What is usually the nature of connate water?

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A : a. Sweet

B : b. Odour

C : c. Salty

D : d. Odourless

Juvenile water is also called __________

Options

A : a. Meteoric water

B : b. Connate water

C : c. Magmatic water

D : d. Secondary water

Some hot springs are derived from which water?

Options

A : a. Meteoric water

B : b. Connate water

C : c. Juvenile water

D : d. Secondary water

The vadose water which is lost to the atmosphere by transpiration and evaporation is __________

Options

A : a. Soil water

B : b. Intermediate water

C : c. Phreatic water

D : d. Water table

Which zone is a zone of non-saturation among vadose water?

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A : a. Soil water

B : b. Intermediate water

C : c. Phreatic water

D : d. Water table

Which zones are together called zone of aeration?

Options

A : a. Soil water and intermediate zone

B : b. Intermediate zone and zone of capillary water

C : c. Zone of capillary water and phreatic water

D : d. Soil water and phreatic water

The zone of water which occurs only in fine particle size is __________

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A : a. Soil water

B : b. Intermediate water

C : c. Phreatic water

D : d. Zone of capillary water

Which vadose water zone is also called the zone of saturation?

Options

A : a. Soil water

B : b. Intermediate water

C : c. Phreatic water

D : d. Zone of capillary water

The rock mass which is capable of yielding the contained water economically __________

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A : a. Aquifer

B : b. Aquiclude

C : c. Aquifuge

D : d. Aquitard

Which among the following is not an example of the good aquifer?

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A : a. Granite

B : b. Gravels

C : c. Limestones

D : d. Sandstones

The formation which may be porous enough to hold enough quantity of water is __________

Options

A : a. Aquifer

B : b. Aquiclude

C : c. Aquifuge

D : d. Aquitard

Example for best aquiclude is __________

Options

A : a. Granites

B : b. Gravels

C : c. Compacted clay

D : d. Sandstone

Which rock formation is absolutely impermeable?

Options

A : a. Aquifer

B : b. Aquiclude

C : c. Aquifuge

D : d. Aquitard

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