The Water Cycle On Earth

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

The water cycle is a necessary process that does not rely on human intervention to take place as it thoroughly relies on nature. This quiz is designed to help you review the fundamental concepts of the water cycle. You can work in groups and take your time and discuss the answers you are willing to give before you settle on one.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these things drives the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Sun

    • D. 

      Snow

    • E. 

      Groundwater

  • 2. 
    Air currents move water vapor around the globe, cloud particles collide, grow, and fall out of the sky as...
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Infiltration

    • E. 

      Lightning

  • 3. 
    These store freshwater underground for long periods of time
    • A. 

      Aquifers

    • B. 

      Holding Tanks

    • C. 

      Ponds

    • D. 

      Basins

    • E. 

      Lakes

  • 4. 
    Condensation is the transition of water vapor into...
    • A. 

      Runoff

    • B. 

      Liquid Water

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      Hail

    • E. 

      Sleet

  • 5. 
    About what percent of the Earth's surface is covered with water?
    • A. 

      23%

    • B. 

      47%

    • C. 

      89%

    • D. 

      71%

    • E. 

      14%

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