Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the
statement or answers the question.


1.

I have measured a particle density of
2.65g/cm^{3} and a bulk density of 2.30g/cm^{3 }of an unconsolidated sediment.
What is my porosity (n) in percent?
a.  < 6%  b.  between 6% and 9%  c.  between 9% and
12%  d.  between 12% and 15%  e.  between 15% and 18%  f.  between 18% and
21%  g.  between 21% and 24%  h.  > 24% 


2.

You have a permeameter setup as
pictured. The diameter of your sample is 24cm and the sample height is 32cm. H is 50cm and you
collect 325mL of effluent in 8min 30sec. What is the hydraulic conductivity of the
sample?
a.  > 1.0x10^{4} m/s  b.  between 5.0x10^{5} and
1.0x10^{4}m/s  c.  between
1.0x10^{5} and 5.0x10^{5}m/s  d.  between
5.0x10^{6} and 1.0x10^{5}m/s  e.  between
1.0x10^{6} and 5.0x10^{6}m/s  f.  between
5.0x10^{7} and 1.0x10^{6}m/s  g.  between
1.0x10^{7} and 5.0x10^{7}m/s  h.  <
1.0x10^{7}m/s 


3.

You have a permeameter setup as
pictured. The burette diameter of the apparatus is 4cm, the diameter of your sample is 15cm and
the sample height is 18cm. In your experiment it took 58min 45sec to drop from h_{0} at 95cm
at the beginning of the test to h_{1} at 78cm at the end of the test. During the same
time 214mL of effluent are collected in the graduated cylinder. What is the hydraulic conductivity of
the sample?
a.  > 1.0x10^{4} m/s  b.  between 5.0x10^{5} and
1.0x10^{4}m/s  c.  between
1.0x10^{5} and 5.0x10^{5}m/s  d.  between
5.0x10^{6} and 1.0x10^{5}m/s  e.  between
1.0x10^{6} and 5.0x10^{6}m/s  f.  between
5.0x10^{7} and 1.0x10^{6}m/s  g.  between
1.0x10^{7} and 5.0x10^{7}m/s  h.  <
1.0x10^{7}m/s 


4.

You have a slightly tilted, sand filled, water
saturated tube of 5.5m in length with a diameter of 20cm. The water level from one end of the tube to
the other drops by 15mm. A permeameter test on the sand used in the tube reveals a hydraulic
conductivity of 2.3x10^{4} m/s. The effective porosity sits at 7%. What is the seepage
velocity within the sand of the tube?
a.  > 3.0x10^{5} m/s  b.  between 8.0x10^{6} and
3.0x10^{5}m/s  c.  between
3.0x10^{6} and 8.0x10^{6}m/s  d.  between
8.0x10^{7} and 3.0x10^{6}m/s  e.  between
3.0x10^{7} and 8.0x10^{7}m/s  f.  between
8.0x10^{8} and 3.0x10^{7}m/s  g.  between
3.0x10^{8} and 8.0x10^{8}m/s  h.  <
3.0x10^{8}m/s 


5.

You see a puddle of water after a rainstorm
on an asphalt driveway. As the sun comes out, the puddle slowly but surely evaporates. Estimating an
initial volume of the puddle of around 2 liters and measuring an air temperature of 22°C, about
how much energy (cal) was needed to evaporate the puddle?
a.  Less than 1,000 cal  b.  Between 1,000 cal and 5,000 cal  c.  Between 5,000 cal and 25,000 cal  d.  Between 25,000 cal and 50,000 cal  e.  Between 50,000 cal and 100,000 cal  f.  Between 100,000 cal and 500,000 cal  g.  Between 500,000 cal and 1,000,000 cal  h.  More than 1,000,000 cal 


6.

You have a Lysimeter experiment setup
as pictured. The test runs for one whole year and the following data is collected:
Rainfall: 550mm/yr; Lysimeter leachate: 250 L/yr. About what percentage of the
water input per year will potentially recharge the Groundwater?
a.  Less than 10%
 b.  Between 10% and
20%  c.  Between 20% and 30%  d.  Between 30% and 40%  e.  Between 40% and
50%  f.  Between 50% and 60%  g.  Between 60% and 70%  h.  More than
70% 


7.

The starting flow rate of a spring at the beginning
of a measurement series is 1.0 *10^{ 5}m^{3}/s, with alpha=  0.001/d.
What is the flowrate of the spring on day 92 of the measurement series if t_{0} =
0...?
a.  Greater than 2.0x10^{5}
m^{3}/s  b.  Between
1.6x10^{5} m^{3}/s and 2.0x10^{5}
m^{3}/s  c.  Between
1.4x10^{5} m^{3}/s and 1.6x10^{5}
m^{3}/s  d.  Between
1.2x10^{5} m^{3}/s and 1.4x10^{5}
m^{3}/s  e.  Between
8.0x10^{6} m^{3}/s and 1.2x10^{5}
m^{3}/s  f.  Between
4.0x10^{6} m^{3}/s and 8.0x10^{6}
m^{3}/s  g.  Between
1.0x10^{6} m^{3}/s and 4.0x10^{6}
m^{3}/s  h.  Less than
1.0x10^{6} m^{3}/s 


8.

Using an average soil, four (4) boundary parameters
were measured. Which of the following indicates Wilting Coefficient?


9.

You measure a hydraulic conductivity of
3.3•10^{8} ft/day. What is the most probable rocktype?
a.  Silt  b.  Fractured limestone  c.  Gravel  d.  Sand  e.  Clay 


10.

You have measured a bulk density of 2.30
g/cm^{3} and a particle density of 2.65 g/cm^{3} in an unconsolidated sample. Which
of the following would be the correct answer for porosity according to significant
digits?
a.  13%  b.  13.2%  c.  13.21%  d.  13.208%  e.  13.2075% 

Multiple Response Identify one or more choices that best complete
the statement or answer the question.


11.

Which of the phase change processes
depicted in the diagram require energy from the environment? Select ALL that
apply!


12.

You are using a falling head
permeameter. Which of the following parameters do you need to measure in order to compute
hydraulic conductivity? Select ALL that apply!
