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Quiz 10: Places of the Edwards Aquifer Level 2

The Edwards Aquifer springs locations are so important, it takes two quizzes. If you ace both, you are well on your way to becoming an Edwards Grand Master.

1.

These springs have never gone dry in recorded history.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
2.

Operated as a theme park for many decades, with underwater mermaid shows and Ralph the Swimming Pig.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
3.

Surrounded by one of the oldest parks in the United States which was created by the King of Spain in 1729.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
4.

A large Edwards spring opening under Lake Amistad is one of the most dangerous underwater cave dives in the world. It has all manner of hazards, including torrential currents, tight restrictions, temperature extremes, and entanglements:

a) Goodenough Spring
b) Deadman Spring
c) Leona Spring
d) Wildcat Spring
5.

Located mostly on the grounds of Incarnate Word University.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
6.

Explorer and naturalist Frederick Law Olmsted wrote: "...the first water among the gems of the natural world. It is beyond your possible conceptions of a spring."

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
7.

Known as "Las Fontanas" by German settlers.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
8.

Where San Antonio was founded.

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs
9.

Four groups of Edwards springs break out along a nine mile stretch of the Leona River south of Uvalde and are collectively known as ____________Springs. The name means Mountain Lioness.

a) Comal Springs
b) Leona Springs
c) Las Moras Springs
d) San Antonio Springs
10.

Known by the Indians as Conaqueyadesta, meaning "where the river has its source."

a) San Pedro Springs
b) Comal Springs
c) San Antonio Springs
d) San Marcos Springs