Week 2: Basic Water Cycle Quiz

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Week 2: Basic Water Cycle Quiz

PAPER CODE: G. S-1011 Instructions: There is a total of 14 questions in this paper. The entire paper is divided into two sections, A and B. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types. Section – A contains a total of 10 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. Section – B contains a total of 4 Structured and short assay questions.


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

      A) Moon

    • B. 

      B) Fossil fuel

    • C. 

      C) Sun

    • D. 

      D) Electricity

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a way that water moves from the land to the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      A) Evaporation

    • B. 

      B) Precipitation

    • C. 

      C) Sublimation

    • D. 

      D) Transpiration

  • 3. 
    In what form can we see water in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      A) Lakes

    • B. 

      B) Rivers

    • C. 

      C) Oceans

    • D. 

      D) Clouds

  • 4. 
    The water cycle is…………………………………………………….?
    • A. 

      A) The continuous movement of water

    • B. 

      B) How water goes through a house

    • C. 

      C) The stuff in water

    • D. 

      D) All the above

  • 5. 
    When water turns to vapor and rises into the atmosphere its called……………………….?
    • A. 

      A) Evaporation

    • B. 

      B) Transpiration

    • C. 

      C) Sublimation

    • D. 

      D) Precipitation

  • 6. 
    95% of the earth’s water is stored in its:
    • A. 

      A) Rivers

    • B. 

      B) Oceans

    • C. 

      C) Glaciers

    • D. 

      D) Underground aquifers

  • 7. 
    When water vapor cools into a liquid it’s called:
    • A. 

      A) Condensation

    • B. 

      B) Transpiration

    • C. 

      C) Sublimation

    • D. 

      D) Precipitation

  • 8. 
    When water droplets get large enough to fall from the cloud it’s called:
    • A. 

      A) Condensation

    • B. 

      B) Transpiration

    • C. 

      C) Sublimation

    • D. 

      D) Precipitation

  • 9. 
    Fresh water running underground are called:
    • A. 

      A) Rivers

    • B. 

      B) Streams

    • C. 

      C) Creeks

    • D. 

      D) Aquifers

  • 10. 
    Water entering the ground through…………………………
    • A. 

      A) Condensation

    • B. 

      B) Transpiration

    • C. 

      C) Infiltration

    • D. 

      D) Groundwater discharge

  • 11. 
    What is water cycle?
  • 12. 
    How is water essential to living things
  • 13. 
    Differentiate between infiltration and runoff?
  • 14. 
    Describe the main stages of the water cycle?
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