Water Systems On Earth Quiz One Chapter Seven

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Review Quiz One Chapter SevenThe Water Cycle

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  • 1. 
    Precipitation is
    • A. 

      Water that has gathered in the clouds and falls to Earth as rain, hail, sleet or snow

    • B. 

      The process by which animals take in Oxygen and release carbon dioxide

  • 2. 
    Percolation is
    • A. 

      The process of water changing from a solid to a gas

    • B. 

      The process by which gravity causes water to sink in the ground, moving through the space between soil particles

  • 3. 
    A dike is
    • A. 

      A push or pull that causes movement

    • B. 

      A long wall of soil or other material built along the banks of a river to prevent flooding

  • 4. 
    Aquifers are
    • A. 

      The attractive forces between particles of a fluid and another substance

    • B. 

      A large underground accumulationof underground water in soil or rock

  • 5. 
    The water table is
    • A. 

      The upper level of the water in the saturated zone

    • B. 

      The force of water enough to lift a table off the floor

  • 6. 
    H2O stands for
    • A. 

      2 oxygen molecules attached to 1 hydrogen molecule

    • B. 

      2 hydrogen molecules attached to 1 oxygen molecule

  • 7. 
    Salinity is
    • A. 

      The average concentration of salt in a solution

    • B. 

      The amount of salt you can pour into a saltshaker

  • 8. 
    The attractive forces between the particles of a fluid and the particles of another substance
  • 9. 
    The area where a river flows into the ocean
  • 10. 
    Sublimation is
    • A. 

      The increaseed attraction among the particles at the surface of a liquid

    • B. 

      The process of changing water directly from a gas to a solid or from a solid to a gas

  • 11. 
    Fresh water is
    • A. 

      Water whether liquid, solid or gas that contains a high concentration of salt

    • B. 

      Is water that is on average, less than 3.5 % concentration of salt

  • 12. 
    Draw a diagram of  the Water cycle using a picture with all the correct terms. Label correctly.   Include: evaporation, condensation, precipitation, sublimation, glacier, ground water, water table, saturated zone, aquifer, impermeable layer
  • 13. 
    Write a paragraph decribing the role of micro-organisms in the water supply.  Be sure to include sources of contamination and pollutants and the impact on human health.
  • 14. 
    Write a paragraph to explain how the water cycle affects the level of the water table.
  • 15. 
    Using point form, describe 5 new things you have learned about water system in this chapter.
  • 16. 
    The upward force that a fluid exerts on an object.
  • 17. 
    Materials such as gravel, sand, silt, and mud that are carried and deposited by wind, water, or ice
  • 18. 
    A mass of ice and snow built up over thousands of years: occurs in the high altitudes of mountains and near Earth's poles
  • 19. 
    Treated water that is released back into the environment
  • 20. 
    Water that has soaked into the soil, often between saturated soil and bedrock
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