Science 4 Water Cycle Final Test

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

This is your final test on what you have learned about the water cycle. Please do your best. If an answer requires you to write, please write lots of details so you can show what you know!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use this model of the water cycle to answer the question.  Where is precipitation occurring?
    • A. 

      From D to A

    • B. 

      From C to D

    • C. 

      From B to C

    • D. 

      From A to B

  • 2. 
    Which would be the most helpful to farmers?
    • A. 

      Rainfall that evaporates quickly

    • B. 

      Rainfall that runs off the land quickly

    • C. 

      Rainfall that soaks into the soil slowly

    • D. 

      Very little rainfall

  • 3. 
    List 5 places that hold water as it passes through the water cycle.
  • 4. 
    How might water from the ocean end up in a field in Utah?
  • 5. 
    On a warm sunny day a student noticed a cold can of pop had water droplets running down the sides. The student wrote about this in her science journal.  Which of the following would be the best topic sentence for the student&rsquos journal?
    • A. 

      Water vapor condenses when it is cooled.

    • B. 

      Water vapor evaporates when it is cooled.

    • C. 

      Water vapor condenses when it is heated.

    • D. 

      Water vapor conjugates when it is cooled.

  • 6. 
    Use this model of the water cycle to answer the question. Where is water condensing?
    • A. 

      From A to B

    • B. 

      From B to C

    • C. 

      From C to D

    • D. 

      From D to A

  • 7. 
    How does water vapor in the air return to Earth?
    • A. 

      It evaporates and is blown by the wind.

    • B. 

      It evaporates and forms clouds.

    • C. 

      It condenses then precipitates as rain.

    • D. 

      It sticks to any surface it comes into contact with.

  • 8. 
    Many Utah towns use water from wells for drinking. How does water get into wells?
    • A. 

      It has to be poured into them from water tanks

    • B. 

      Rain sinks down through the soil into them

    • C. 

      It is pumped by large engines

    • D. 

      It is evaporated from the interior of the Earth

  • 9. 
    Predict what might happen to a river when heavy rains soak the soil near it. The river will
    • A. 

      Rise

    • B. 

      Freeze

    • C. 

      Sink

    • D. 

      Not change

  • 10. 
    If Great Salt Lake disappeared how would the water cycle in the area be affected? Describe two ways it would change the water cycle.
  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an example of condensation occurring in the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Water flowing down a river

    • B. 

      Underground water soaked into rocks

    • C. 

      Ocean water changed into water vapor

    • D. 

      Clouds or dew forming

  • 12. 
    Where is most water found on Earth?
    • A. 

      Glaciers

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Rivers

    • D. 

      Oceans

  • 13. 
    What controls whether water is a gas liquid or solid ice?
    • A. 

      What cup it is in

    • B. 

      How long it has been in a place

    • C. 

      If it is being used for anything

    • D. 

      What temperature it is

  • 14. 
    How does the sun affect water on Earth?
  • 15. 
    On what kind of day would you expect the most evaporation from the surface of a pond?
    • A. 

      Cold, rainy

    • B. 

      Cold, sunny

    • C. 

      Warm, sunny

    • D. 

      Warm, rainy

  • 16. 
    Use the chart to answer question 1. What happened to the water at 100˚C? 
    • A. 

      The water began to turn to a liquid.

    • B. 

      The water began to condense.

    • C. 

      The water began to turn from a liquid to a gas.

    • D. 

      The water became a solid.

  • 17. 
    You are drinking the same water that dinosaurs drank thousands of years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    We can create more water once we run out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Tell us the BEST thing you learned from our water cycle unit.
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