Test Your Knowledge About Water Uses! Trivia Quiz

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Water Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz allows students to learn how fresh water is used in the USA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what two ways is most of the freshwater in the U.S. used for?
    • A. 

      Irrigation & Public Supply

    • B. 

      Domestic (self-supplied) & Thermoelectric Power

    • C. 

      Industry & Public Supply

    • D. 

      Thermoelectric Power & Irrigation

  • 2. 
    Which state uses the most water?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Arizona

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 3. 
    Which state uses the most water for irrigation?
    • A. 

      Kansas

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Nebraska

  • 4. 
    Where do most of the irrigation water come from?
    • A. 

      Surface water

    • B. 

      Ground water

    • C. 

      Treatment plants

  • 5. 
    True or False: Most of the water used to produce electrical power in the U.S. comes from surface water?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The average family of four uses approximately __ gallons of water per day?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      250

    • D. 

      400

  • 7. 
    How much of the water on earth is available for people's everyday use?
    • A. 

      More than 50%

    • B. 

      28%

    • C. 

      Less than 1%

    • D. 

      12%

  • 8. 
    How much water can you save per day by turning off the tap while brushing your teeth in the morning and at bedtime?
    • A. 

       Up to 2 gallons

    • B. 

      Up to 4 gallons

    • C. 

      Up to 8 gallons

    • D. 

      Up to 6 gallons

  • 9. 
    Which of the following uses less water?
    • A. 

      Taking a five minute shower

    • B. 

      Taking a bath

  • 10. 
     A water-efficient irrigation system may include which features?
    • A. 

      Drip irrigation

    • B. 

      Moisture sensors

    • C. 

      Rain shut-off device

    • D. 

      All of the above