What Do You Know About Hydrological Cycle? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Hydrological Cycle? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the energy that powers the water cycle come from?
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Sun

    • D. 

      Oceans

  • 2. 
    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.

  • 3. 
    What is the correct term for moisture that falls to the ground from clouds?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Infiltration

  • 4. 
    From where does most water evaporate?
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Clouds

    • D. 

      Oceans

  • 5. 
    What is the correct term for rising water vapor meeting colder air and turning back into water droplets?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Infiltration

  • 6. 
    What are the three stages of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Condensation, precipitation, hibernation

    • B. 

      Precipitation, dehydration, evaporation

    • C. 

      Evaporation, condensation, precipitation

    • D. 

      Transpiration, dehydration, condensation

  • 7. 
    What is the correct term for plants releasing water from their leaves, which then evaporates?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 8. 
    Where does some water from the water cycle collect underground?
    • A. 

      Aquariums

    • B. 

      Aquifers

    • C. 

      Watertable

    • D. 

      Groundwater flow

  • 9. 
    Where is water vapor found?
    • A. 

      In the air around you

    • B. 

      In your breath

    • C. 

      In steam from a kettle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Clouds are formed by
    • A. 

      Cool air rising

    • B. 

      Water vapour condensing

    • C. 

      Lightning

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 11. 
    Water droplets that are too heavy to float make:
    • A. 

      Fog

    • B. 

      Clouds

    • C. 

      Dew

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 12. 
    The water cycle is the Earth's way of _______.
    • A. 

      Recycling water

    • B. 

      Getting rid of water

    • C. 

      Using up all of our water

    • D. 

      Cleaning our water

  • 13. 
    As time goes by, and water goes through the water cycle, again and again, the amount of water on Earth _______.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Goes up and down

  • 14. 
    What is the movement of water down through the earth's surface?
    • A. 

      Irrigation

    • B. 

      Infiltration

    • C. 

      Irradiation

    • D. 

      Run-off

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not an example of precipitation?
    • A. 

      Vapour

    • B. 

      Rain

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Hail