How Much Do You Know About Our Water?

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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Test your knowledge about australian water usage.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the australian average rainfall in 2011?
    • A. 

      499mm

    • B. 

      599mm

    • C. 

      699mm

    • D. 

      799mm

  • 2. 
    What is used to measure rainfall?
    • A. 

      Rain Gauge

    • B. 

      A rainometer

    • C. 

      A barometer

    • D. 

      A thermometer

  • 3. 
    How much waste water is produced each day?
    • A. 

      264 million litres

    • B. 

      335 million litres

    • C. 

      286 million litres

    • D. 

      372 million litres

  • 4. 
    Which australian state recieves the highest average rainfall?
    • A. 

      Queensland

    • B. 

      WA

    • C. 

      Canberra

    • D. 

      Tasmania

  • 5. 
    What is desalination?
    • A. 

      Water coming down as rain

    • B. 

      Removing salt and other minerals from water

    • C. 

      Water rising up as vapour and forming clouds

    • D. 

      Adding artificial flavour to water

  • 6. 
    What is greywater?
    • A. 

      Water that is the colour grey

    • B. 

      Clean water

    • C. 

      Sewage water

    • D. 

      Wastewater from domestic activities

  • 7. 
    In Australia, what is our approximate annual water usage per person?
    • A. 

      1.3 million litres

    • B. 

      1.7 million litres

    • C. 

      1.1 million litres

    • D. 

      1.5 million litres

  • 8. 
    What is an aquifer?
    • A. 

      A man-made area for storing water

    • B. 

      A place beneath the earths surface which can hold water

    • C. 

      A type of water-saving shower

    • D. 

      Any area which can hold a large amount of water

  • 9. 
    Where is groundwater found?
    • A. 

      Above the ground

    • B. 

      On the ground

    • C. 

      Beneath the ground

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    It requires more than 100L of water to produce a cup of coffee.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Australias rainfall is the lowest of all the continents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The higher the temperature, the higher the evaporation rate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The sun is a necessary factor in the water cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All clouds produce rain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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