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Question 1: Quarries in level areas with shallow groundwater or which are located close to surface water often have engineering problems with ________.

Question 2: Quarries are generally used for extracting ________, such as dimension stone, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, and gravel.
PolystyreneTitaniumBuilding materialAluminium

Question 3: Many quarries naturally fill with water after abandonment and become ________.
Endorheic basinLakeGreat LakesVolcano

Question 4: They are often colocated with concrete and ________ plants due to the requirement for large amounts of aggregate in those materials.

Question 5: Unexpectedly cold water can cause a swimmer's muscles to suddenly weaken; it can also cause shock and even ________.
Decompression sicknessHypothermiaHyperthermiaAltitude sickness

Question 6: A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or ________ are extracted.

Question 7: To reduce surface leakage, a moat lined with ________ was constructed around the entire quarry.
ClaySoil liquefactionSandSoil


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