Mechanics Of The Water Cycle Quiz Questions

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It’s one of the most interesting things you learn about in high school geography class – how does rain turn into clouds, and then back into rain again? See if you can remember the exact mechanics of the water cycle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are ____ stages in the water cycle.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    The water cycle begins with ________.
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Collection

    • E. 

      It's a cycle and doesn't have a start or finish

  • 3. 
    When the Sun heats up the puddle of water in your backyard and turns it into water vapor, this process is known as ________.
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Collection

  • 4. 
    When you look outside and it is raining, the water falling down is in what stage of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Collection

  • 5. 
    When you see clouds forming in the sky, the water above you is forming droplets in what stage of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Collection

  • 6. 
    The water that was around when dinosaurs roamed the Earth:
    • A. 

      Is gone, and has been for a long time

    • B. 

      Is about halfway gone

    • C. 

      Is the same water we use today

  • 7. 
    Once water makes it all the way through the water cycle, the water ________.
    • A. 

      Dissapears

    • B. 

      Continues its cycle

    • C. 

      Takes a break for a while

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