Properties of Water
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Large bodies of water do not quickly fluctuate in temperature. Why?
    answer choices
    Water is a solvent.
    Water has a high heat capacity.
    Water acts as a buffer.
    Water is non-polar.
  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q. What two elements make up water?
    answer choices
    Helium and oxygen
    Hydrogen and oxygen
    helium and carbon
    oxygen and carbon
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Water is a universal solvent because it...
    answer choices
    It can be found anywhere
    It freezes when it gets cold
    floats when frozen
    Dissolves most substances
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The fact that ice floats on liquid water is due to the fact that water's solid is ___________ than it's liquid form
    answer choices
    less polar
    more polar
    less dense
    more dense
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. How much of Earth's water is salt water?
    answer choices
    50%
    66%
    75%
    97%
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The tightness across the surface of water that enables paper clips to float is ____________.
    answer choices
    adhesion
    capillary action
    surface tension
    polarity
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Number 2 in the water cycle diagram is ___________.
    answer choices
    The Sun
    condensation
    precipitation
    evaporation
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which statement explains why water molecules stick together?
    answer choices
    both sides are negative
    one side has a positive charge and the other side has a negative charge
    one side has a negative charge adn the other side has a neutral charge
    both sides are positive
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the most powerful agent in weathering and erosion?
    answer choices
    water
    soil
    grass
    wind
  • Question 10
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    Q. Large bodies of water help to keep nearby climates from being too hot or too cold  because they...
    answer choices
    absorb heat in the spring and slowly release that heat in the fall
    absorb heat in the fall and slowly release that heat in the spring
    absorb heat in the summer and slowly release that heat in the winter
    absorb heat in the winter and slowly release that heat in the summer
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Human waste that was dumped into rivers and caused diseases led to the development of what?
    answer choices
    storm drains to collect litter
    larger and wider drinking wells
    waste disposal landfils
    water and sewage treatment plants
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The Triple beam balance measures the mass of an object.  What is the metric unit to measure mass?
    answer choices
    gram
    pound
    liter
    meter
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