***quiz #2 -m3 Science - Explaining The Water Cycle

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

Instructions:1. Please enter your name below. No name- No grade2. Click on the underlined title of the quiz above or scroll down and click the expansion button to make the quiz bigger. This is the second in this series, I noted from the last quiz that many of you had trouble constructing a proper answer for the last question. This quiz is to help you with that process. Refer to the diagram above to help you with your answers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a major process of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Perspiration

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Precipitation

  • 2. 
    What is the major source of energy that drives the water cycle?
  • 3. 
    Complete the following sentence with one word.Water vapor condenses  on tiny particles of dirt, dust, clay, pollen, or pollutants  to form____________________________.
  • 4. 
    Give the name of the process that is occuring at #4 in the diagram.
  • 5. 
    The hydrologist is the scientist who studies water.Which of the following is another name for the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Groundwater cycle

    • B. 

      Carbon -water cycle

    • C. 

      Hydrological cycle

    • D. 

      El Nino cycle

  • 6. 
    Name one source of underground water
  • 7. 
    What is a reservoir?
  • 8. 
    You will lose 10 points off your total score if you do not answer questions 8 and 9. Please use appropriate language and text that I can understand  :) Explain  how the drop of water you used this morning travels in the water cycle. Use all the terms you know.
  • 9. 
    Briefly explain transpiration.
  • 10. 
    Evaporation is the process by which liquid  changes into  a gas. Name one other source apart from the ocean  from which water evaporates.
  • 11. 
    On Which of the following days will the process of evaporation be fastest?
    • A. 

      Cold day

    • B. 

      Hot day

    • C. 

      Cloudy day

    • D. 

      Rainy day

  • 12. 
    Name one source of aboveground water.
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