Quiz On Hydrology

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Hydrology is a branch of science that deals with the study of water on Earth. Get your knowledge and take this quiz. If you win, you are an hydrologic genius. If not, learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of these are branches of Hydrology except...
    • A. 

      Hydrogeology

    • B. 

      Ecohydrology

    • C. 

      Chemical Hydrology

    • D. 

      Human Hydrology

  • 2. 
    One of these is the study of interaction between organisms and hydrological cycle?
    • A. 

      Chemical hydrology

    • B. 

      Ecohydrology

    • C. 

      Hydroinformatics

    • D. 

      Hydrogeology

  • 3. 
    In the first century, who described the philosophical theory of the hydrologic cycle?
    • A. 

      Edmund Halley

    • B. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C. 

      Bernard Palissy

    • D. 

      Marcus Vitruvius

  • 4. 
    What process brings the deep cold ocean current up to the surface?
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Global Wind Patterns

    • C. 

      Convection Currents

    • D. 

      Temperature and salinity

  • 5. 
    About how much of the Earth's surface is covered with water?
    • A. 

      4/5

    • B. 

      3/4

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      1/2

  • 6. 
    Who is considered the father of Hydrology?
    • A. 

      Majid Hassanizadeh

    • B. 

      Vasily Dokuchaev

    • C. 

      Robert E. Horton

    • D. 

      John Williams

  • 7. 
    What is the flow of land into the body of water?
    • A. 

      Groundwater

    • B. 

      Run-off

    • C. 

      Infiltration

    • D. 

      Headwaters

  • 8. 
    One of these is not a subdivision of Hydrology.
    • A. 

      Surface water hydrology

    • B. 

      Hydrogeology

    • C. 

      Marine hydrology

    • D. 

      Hydrometeorology

  • 9. 
    Hydrologist studies all of these except...
    • A. 

      Water cycle

    • B. 

      Water resources

    • C. 

      Environmental watershed sustainability

    • D. 

      Water carbon

  • 10. 
    Which of these branches is the study of flow of groundwater? 
    • A. 

      Hydrogeology

    • B. 

      Hydroinformatics

    • C. 

      Ecohydrology

    • D. 

      Hydrometeorology