Goal 3 Water Review

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Water Quizzes & Trivia

8th grade science EOG water review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Water that is stored in the spaces between rocks and dirt is called ________.
    • A. 

      Rain water

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Spring

    • D. 

      Groundwater

  • 2. 
    This water strider is able to walk on water because of what property of water? This property is also why doing this hurts!
    • A. 

      Buoyancy

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Cohesion

    • D. 

      Surface tension

  • 3. 
    Water sticking to water is called ________.
    • A. 

      Cohesion

    • B. 

      Adhesion

    • C. 

      Specific heat

    • D. 

      Density

  • 4. 
    Water percentage of water on Earth is saltwater?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      97

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      50

  • 5. 
    Water forms droplets. What property of water does this demonstrate?
    • A. 

      Cohesion

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Adhesion

    • D. 

      Surface tension

  • 6. 
    Water in the form of gas is called?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Water vapor

    • D. 

      Ice

  • 7. 
    Which ocean zone is always covered by water, is shallow enough for photosynthesis to take place, and can contain kelp forests?
    • A. 

      Open ocean

    • B. 

      Intertidal zone

    • C. 

      Nertic zone

    • D. 

      Coast

  • 8. 
    This is a starfish trapped on the beach unable to survive. Which ocean zone is this organisms habitat?
    • A. 

      Nertic zone

    • B. 

      Open ocean

    • C. 

      Intertidal zone

    • D. 

      Sea-floor

  • 9. 
    Where is most of Earth's freshwater located?
    • A. 

      In polar ice caps

    • B. 

      In lakes and rivers

    • C. 

      As groundwater

    • D. 

      In the oceans

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of a benthos.
    • A. 

      A shark

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      A crab

    • D. 

      A clownfish

  • 11. 
    Algae is an example of an _______.
    • A. 

      Benthos

    • B. 

      Free swimmer

    • C. 

      Bottom dweller

    • D. 

      Plankton

  • 12. 
    Which type of irrigation pours water through canals and waterways?
    • A. 

      Flood irrigation

    • B. 

      Spray irrigation

    • C. 

      Drip irrigation

    • D. 

      Reservoir irrigation

  • 13. 
    A channel dug to allow boats to travel from one river to another is an example of a
    • A. 

      Canal

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Reservoir

    • D. 

      Sewage system

  • 14. 
    In a sewage system, what is added to kill harmful bacteria?
    • A. 

      Chlorine

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Soap

  • 15. 
    The term for pollution that can be traced to a specific location is
    • A. 

      Water pollution

    • B. 

      Point-source pollution

    • C. 

      Nonpoint-source pollution

    • D. 

      Runoff polluition

  • 16. 
    A section of a waterway in which ships are raised or lowered is called a
    • A. 

      Turbine

    • B. 

      Fish ladder

    • C. 

      Dam

    • D. 

      Lock

  • 17. 
    In a sewage plant, sludge and oil are consumed by
    • A. 

      Chlorine

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Soap

  • 18. 
    What are the three forms of water on Earth?
    • A. 

      Groundwater, lakes, and clouds

    • B. 

      Liquid water, frozen water, and water vapor

    • C. 

      Gas, steam, and vapor

    • D. 

      Groundwater, oceans, and ice

  • 19. 
    How is water stored in an aquifer?
    • A. 

      In an open underground lake

    • B. 

      In cracks and spaces in rocks

    • C. 

      In impermeable rock

    • D. 

      In wells and springs

  • 20. 
    Warm water stays at the oceans surface because
    • A. 

      It is less dense than cold water

    • B. 

      It is more dense than cold water

    • C. 

      Is saltier that cold water

    • D. 

      It has more carbon dioxide than cold watert

  • 21. 
    Sonar measures ocean depth by means of
    • A. 

      Sound waves

    • B. 

      Weighted lines

    • C. 

      Magnets

    • D. 

      Light waves

  • 22. 
    Surface currents are caused by
    • A. 

      Waves

    • B. 

      Winds

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Heat

  • 23. 
    Deep currents are caused by differences in
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Wind speed

    • C. 

      Depth

    • D. 

      Density

  • 24. 
    Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of
    • A. 

      Earth and the Sun

    • B. 

      The Sun and the Moon

    • C. 

      Earth alone

    • D. 

      Earth and the Moon

  • 25. 
    An environment that contains all the necessary requirements for an organism to live is called
    • A. 

      The surface zone

    • B. 

      A nodule

    • C. 

      A habitat

    • D. 

      An estuary