6th Grade Trivia Facts On Earth Science! Quiz

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6th Grade Trivia Facts On Earth Science! Quiz

Each year approximately 120,000km3 of waterfalls as precipitation on the land masses of the world and about 460,000km3 falls on the seas and oceans. Rain is liquid precipitation, as opposed to non-liquid kinds of precipitation such as snow, hail, and sleet. Rain, snow, and sleet are part of the water cycle. Water Cycle is a branch of Earth Science, and we hope you have a definite grasp on it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which word is not part of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Separation

    • D. 

      Transpiration

  • 2. 
    What will reduce rates of infiltration?
    • A. 

      Gentle slopes

    • B. 

      Impermeable surface rock

    • C. 

      Light rain

    • D. 

      Permeable surface rock

  • 3. 
    Another word for throughflow is what?
    • A. 

      Flirtation

    • B. 

      Infiltration

    • C. 

      Interception

    • D. 

      Transpiration

  • 4. 
    Transpiration involves the release of water by what?
    • A. 

      Lakes

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Trees and plants

    • D. 

      Wildlife

  • 5. 
    Man-made attempts to form cloud and rain is called what?
    • A. 

      Cloud seeding

    • B. 

      Mist meddling

    • C. 

      Overcasting

    • D. 

      Rain conjuring

  • 6. 
    Very high, thin wispy clouds have what name?
    • A. 

      Cirrus

    • B. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Stratus

  • 7. 
    Precipitation returns to the atmosphere as what?
    • A. 

      Water spouts

    • B. 

      Water vacuums

    • C. 

      Water valency

    • D. 

      Water vapour

  • 8. 
    What is the name for all forms of moisture that reach the ground?
    • A. 

      Perspiration

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Prescription

    • D. 

      Preservation

  • 9. 
    What type of rain is caused by moist air rising over mountains?
    • A. 

      Cats and dogs

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Relief

    • D. 

      Summit

  • 10. 
    Warm and cold air meeting causes what sort of rain?
    • A. 

      Convection rain

    • B. 

      Frontal rain

    • C. 

      Purple rain

    • D. 

      Relief rain

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