Water Cycle
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. What percentage of Earth’s water is freshwater?
    answer choices
    75%
    3%
    1%
    97%
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. What is it called when plants give off water vapor as a waste product?
    answer choices
    condensation
    evaporation
    sublimation
    transpiration
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. Why are clouds a key element of the water cycle?
    answer choices
    increase amount of water on the planet
    protect land from sunlight
    lower temperature of the air
    transport water from one part of the planet to another
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. Where is most water found on Earth?
    answer choices
    glaciers
    lakes
    rivers
    oceans
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. What source of energy evaporates the most water from Earth’s surface?
    answer choices
    volcanoes
    the sun
    lightning
    wind
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. What is water doing when it is changed to water vapor?
    answer choices
    evaporating
    condensing
    precipitating
    runoff
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. What is water vapor doing when it changes to water?
    answer choices
    evaporating
    condensing
    precipitating
    runoff
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. What is the process of water droplets or ice crystals falling from the sky?
    answer choices
    evaporating
    condensing
    precipitating
    runoff
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. What is water that flows in rivers and streams into the oceans and lakes?
    answer choices
    evaporating
    condensing
    precipitating
    runoff
  • Question 10
    300 seconds
    Q. Where does condensation occur in the water cycle?
    answer choices
    clouds forming
    ocean water changing to water vapor
    water flowing down a river
    underground water soaking into soil
  • Question 11
    300 seconds
    Q. How can water vapor in the air return to Earth?
    answer choices
    evaporates and blown by the wind
    evaporates and forms clouds
    condenses then precipitates
    sticks to any warm surface 
  • Question 12
    300 seconds
    Q. On which kind of day would you expect the most evaporation from the surface of a pond?
    answer choices
    cold, rainy
    cold, sunny
    warm, rainy
    warm, sunny
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. The oceans absorb much of the sunlight reaching Earth.  When water in the oceans absorb sunlight and heat up, what process can happen to the water?
    answer choices
    accumulation
    condensation
    evaporation
    precipitation
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. How do clouds change the influence of the sun on the water cycle?
    answer choices
    produce precipitation, resulting in more fresh water
    shield water sources from the sun, reducing evaporation
    enhance the heat of the sun on the earth
    focus the sun's light
  • Question 15
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    Q. What happens to clouds if the air around them changes temperature?
    answer choices
    grow bigger when the temperature drops and more vapor condenses
    grow bigger when the temperature rises and more water vapor
    get smaller when the temperature drops and less water vapor condenses
    get smaller when the temperature rises and more vapor condenses
  • Question 16
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following causes all of the water on the planet to change its state (solid, liquid, gas) and move through the water cycle?
    answer choices
    amount of plant matter
    location of ice caps
    size of ocean
    temperature
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which of the following represents the correct sequence of flow in the water cycle?
    answer choices
    collection; condensation; evaporation; precipitation
    condensation; collection, evaporation; precipitation
    evaporation; condensation; collection; precipitation
    precipitation; collection; evaporation; condensation
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