Earth Science Trivia Quiz For 8th Grade!

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Earth Science Trivia Quiz For 8th Grade! - Quiz

Are you learning 8th grade Earth Science? This quiz can help. This quiz asks questions like the amount of water that infiltrates the ground, how the water cycle is fueled, the primary source of water, where it comes from, and how moisture enters the atmosphere. This quiz will help you with enhancing your knowledge about 8th grade Earth Science.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does increasing elevation affect the temperature and precipitation?
  • 2. 
    The amount of water that infiltrates into the ground depends on?
    • A. 

      PERMEABILITY

    • B. 

      POROSITY

    • C. 

      WATER TABLE

  • 3. 
    When no more water can infiltrate it's known to______
    • A. 

      RUN OFF

    • B. 

      FLOOD

    • C. 

      STAY THE SAME

  • 4. 
    The overall view of a regions weather conditions over a long period of time is called
  • 5. 
    The water cycle is fueled by solar energy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What is the ultimate source of most water on land?
    • A. 

      Evaporation of rivers

    • B. 

      Evaporation of the small lakes

    • C. 

      Evaporation of the oceans water

  • 7. 
    Water can be stored or retained.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is evapotranspiration?
    • A. 

      The sublimation of ice and snow directly into water vapor.

    • B. 

      The interface between the zone of saturation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

  • 9. 
    Prevailing winds are movements of air over the Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Two ways that moisture enters the atmosphere.
  • 11. 
    When precipitation CAN NOT sink through the ground, it's called
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