Hydrologic Cycle Terms

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Hydrology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that tests a student in the erms of the hydrologic cycle


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is condensation?
    • A. 

      The change of state of matter from a gas to a liquid

    • B. 

      The process by which water on the earths surface enters soil

    • C. 

      The evaporation of water from plants

  • 2. 
    What is precipation?
    • A. 

      The flow of water from rain, snow or other sources over land

    • B. 

      The evaporation of water from plants

    • C. 

      Any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that is deposited on the earths surface

  • 3. 
    What is Evapotranspiration?
    • A. 

      The flow of water from rain, snow or other sources over land

    • B. 

      The transport of water into the atmosphere from surfaces

    • C. 

      Any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that is deposited on the earths surface

  • 4. 
    What is evaporation?
    • A. 

      The evaporation of water from plants

    • B. 

      The flow of water from rain, snow or other sources over land

    • C. 

      Any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that is deposited on the earths surface

  • 5. 
    What is Infiltration?
    • A. 

      The flow of water from rain, snow or other sources over land

    • B. 

      The evaporation of water from plants

    • C. 

      The process by which water on the earths surface enters soil