Environmental Water Part I

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Water Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Slide 2: Water covers ____________ % of the earth's surface.
  • 2. 
    Slide 2: Choose the two true statements. 
    • A. 

      All living organism require water to live.

    • B. 

      All living things are 97% saltwater.

    • C. 

      All living organism are comprised mostly of water.

  • 3. 
    Slide 3: Which of the following is NOT an important reason for having water?
    • A. 

      It acts as an agent of errosion.

    • B. 

      It acts as a buffer against climate change.

    • C. 

      It is a combination of hydrogen and oxygen.

    • D. 

      It dilutes pollutants.

  • 4. 
    Slide 4: Water is _______________________ at room temperature.
  • 5. 
    Slide 5: Water has a high heat capacity, which means it acts as a ________________ .
    • A. 

      Liquid

    • B. 

      Coolant

    • C. 

      Shower

    • D. 

      Washing board

  • 6. 
    Slide 6: Water _______________________ helps distripute heat globally.
  • 7. 
    Slide 7: Water carries ___________________ to an organism's cells and flushes away ____________ products. Two words.  Once space between.
  • 8. 
    Slide 8: Surface tension allows plants to
    • A. 

      Enable drainage

    • B. 

      House insects

    • C. 

      Adhere to surfaces

    • D. 

      Transport water

  • 9. 
    Slide 9: Ice has a lower _______________ than liquid water.
  • 10. 
    Slide 10: Surface water that does not infiltrate the ground is called
    • A. 

      Runoff

    • B. 

      Stream overflow

    • C. 

      Drainage

    • D. 

      A spring

  • 11. 
    Slide 13: The drainage basin from which water drains is called a
  • 12. 
    Slide 14:   What does impermeable mean?
    • A. 

      Loosly dense

    • B. 

      Can't get through

    • C. 

      Soaking wet

    • D. 

      Ground water

  • 13. 
    Slide 14: Underground water is called an ___________________________
  • 14. 
    Slide 15: Most fresh water is locked up in frozen ____________________ .
  • 15. 
    Slide 16: Human activites overwhelm the natural water cycle and _________________________ the quality of available water.
  • 16. 
    Slide 17: What is the biggest user of water?
  • 17. 
    Slide 17: What is the process of transporting water called?
    • A. 

      Wells

    • B. 

      Groundwater

    • C. 

      Irrigation

    • D. 

      Transportation

  • 18. 
    Slide 18:   What do you think increasing yields means?
    • A. 

      Extra pivit motion

    • B. 

      More irrigation is necessary

    • C. 

      More food is produced

  • 19. 
    Slide 19: What does flood irrigation depend on?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Flooding

    • D. 

      Percolation

  • 20. 
    Slide 20: Land for flood irrigation must be __________________________________.
  • 21. 
    Slide 20:   What does infertile in the last sentence mean?
    • A. 

      The land doesn't have nutrients for the crops

    • B. 

      Water is wasted when watering

    • C. 

      Irrigation is the basis for all farming

  • 22. 
    Slide 21: What is an advantage of furrow irrigation?
    • A. 

      It involves gravity

    • B. 

      It uses ditches to transport water

    • C. 

      It doesn't waste much water

  • 23. 
    Slide 22: What is a disadvantage of furrow irrigation?
    • A. 

      It is more expensive than other methods

    • B. 

      It flows from pipes

    • C. 

      It requires the land to be flat

  • 24. 
    Slide 24: Drip irrigation uses ________________ to distribute water.
  • 25. 
    Slide 25: What is a disadvantage of drip irrigation?
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      It wastes water

    • C. 

      In can be used in arid regions

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