Amazing Trivia Quiz On The Water Cycle!

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

The water cycle is a process that re-circulates Earth's water through the stages of evaporation, condensation and collection. This quiz has been made for students to learn about the different stages of the Water Cycle. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The movement of water between the oceans, atmosphere, land, and living things is
    • A. 

      Water cycle

  • 2. 
    Water that falls from the atmosphere to the land and oceans is called
    • A. 

      Precipitation

  • 3. 
    Precipitation that falls on land and then flows into streams, rivers, and lakes is called
    • A. 

      Runoff

  • 4. 
    Precipitation that seeps into the ground and is stored among rocks is called
    • A. 

      Groundwater

  • 5. 
    Water vapor is released by plants and returned to the environment in a process called
    • A. 

      Transpiration

  • 6. 
    Name 3 reasons water is needed for life on Earth
    • A. 

      Transports nutrients, transports wastes, regulates temperatures

  • 7. 
    Where does the energy that powers the water cycle come from?
    • A. 

      Plants 

    • B. 

      Animals 

    • C. 

      Electrical Outlet

    • D. 

      Sun 

  • 8. 
    What is evaporation?
    • A. 

      Water freezes 

    • B. 

      Water vapor meets cold air and changes back into liquid

    • C. 

      Water gets warm and changes from liquid water to water vapor

    • D. 

      Plants take in water from the soil.

  • 9. 
    What is the correct term for moisture that falls to the ground from clouds?
    • A. 

      Condensation 

    • B. 

      Precipitation 

    • C. 

      Hibernation 

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 10. 
    From where does most water evaporate?
    • A. 

      Puddles 

    • B. 

      Rivers 

    • C. 

      Lakes 

    • D. 

      Ocean