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Water well: Quiz


Question 1: Most of the ________, viruses, parasites, and fungi that contaminate well water comes from fecal material from humans and other animals.
CorynebacteriumGram-positive bacteriaGram-negative bacteriaBacteria

Question 2: Interest in health benefits led to the growth of spa towns including many with wells in their name, examples being ________ and Royal Tunbridge Wells.
BreconLlandrindod WellsRhayaderBuilth Wells

Question 3: In the submerged Pre-Pottery Neolithic B settlement of Atlit Yam in ________, dated to 8100–7500 BC, a well has been found, which so far is the oldest known.
IsraelUnited StatesArmeniaGreece

Question 4: Two broad classes of drilled-well types may be distinguished, based on the type of ________ which the well is completed in:
WaterGroundwaterAquiferWater content

Question 5: Lately, however, the described wells/pumps are no longer very efficient and can be replaced by either ________ or treadle pumps.
EnglandKošiceWater wellHand pump

Question 6: A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring or drilling to access groundwater in underground ________.
Hydraulic conductivityAquiferHydrogeologyWater content

Question 7: ________ and magnesium cause what is known as hard water, which can precipitate and clog pipes or burn out water heaters.

Question 8: The well water is drawn by an electric submersible pump, a vertical turbine pump, a ________ or a mechanical pump (e.g.
Water wellHand pumpEnglandKošice

Question 9: In Lewis Carroll´s ________, chapter 7, The Dormouse tells the history of a family who lived "at the bottom of a well", made of treacle (see treacle mining).
Alice LiddellThrough the Looking-GlassWorks based on Alice in WonderlandAlice's Adventures in Wonderland

Question 10: Common viral contaminants include norovirus, sapovirus, rotavirus, enteroviruses, and ________ and E.
InfluenzaHepatitis AHepatitis BAIDS


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