The Water Cycle Trivia Questions

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Water Cycle Quizzes & Trivia

The water cycle is a continuous process that tries to explain the different phases that water undergoes. There are four main stages in the water cycle. Do you think you have a proper understanding of all the processes in the water cycle? Read each question carefully and select the best answer. Click on the "Start" button to start. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When it is raining outside, the water that is falling down is in what stage of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Runoff

  • 2. 
    When water is heated it changes from a liquid into a gas called _________?
    • A. 

      Droplets

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Water Vapour

  • 3. 
    What is another name for rain, hail and snow?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Transpiration

    • D. 

      Water Vapour

  • 4. 
    Water that soaks into the soil is used by plants or stored as groundwater. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Infiltration

    • B. 

      Runoff

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 5. 
    The beginning of the water cycle is _______?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      It is a cycle and has no beginning or end

  • 6. 
    As water goes around and around the water cycle the amount of water on earth ______?
    • A. 

      Goes up

    • B. 

      Goes down

    • C. 

      Stays the same

    • D. 

      Goes up and down

  • 7. 
    Most of the water that evaporates on earth comes from ______.
    • A. 

      Puddles

    • B. 

      Oceans

    • C. 

      Ponds

    • D. 

      Rivers

  • 8. 
    As water vapour rises and cools it changes into droplets which form clouds, fog or mist. What is this called?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Infiltration

    • D. 

      Condensation

  • 9. 
    Water that comes from plants and is then released into the air as water vapour is called ______?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Runoff

  • 10. 
    As water moves through the water cycle it changes______.
    • A. 

      Smell,colour and shape

    • B. 

      Noise, taste and smell

    • C. 

      Taste, shape and form

    • D. 

      Colour, shape and noise

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