Geological Survey On Water Cycle Quiz

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

The water cycle describes the continuous movement of water as it makes a circuit from the oceans to the atmosphere to the Earth and on again. Were you paying attention as we covered the topic? See how well do you know about Geological survey on the water cycle by testing yourself. Take up this quiz and see if you do get the high score.


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

      Animals

    • B. 

      Plants

    • C. 

      Sun

  • 2. 
    What is the process of evaporation? 
    • A. 

      Water freezes.

    • B. 

      Water gets warm and changes from liquid water to water vapor.

    • C. 

      Water vapor meets cold air and changes back into liquid.

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

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

  • 4. 
    From which of these water bodies does water evaporates the most?
    • A. 

      Puddles

    • B. 

      Rivers

    • C. 

      Well water

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

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Precipitation

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

      Evaporation, condensation, precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation, precipitation, hibernation

    • C. 

      Precipitation, dehydration, evaporation

  • 7. 
    A substance that is very important to us. We need it to live, and it covers over two thirds of the surface of the Earth.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Gold

  • 8. 
    Where is water vapor found?
    • A. 

      In your breath

    • B. 

      In the air around you

    • C. 

      In steam from a kettle

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What is the correct term for plants releasing water from their leaves, which then evaporates? 
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Transpiration

  • 10. 
    The process in which water circulates from the oceans to the clouds to the land to the rivers, and then accumulates back into the oceans. 
    • A. 

      The human cycle

    • B. 

      The water cycle

    • C. 

      The evaporation cycle

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