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The Water Cycle

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  • Q1
    Water that falls from the clouds as rain, snow, sleet, or hail
    runoff
    evaporation
    precipitation
    condensation
    60s
  • Q2
    The changing of liquid to a gas
    evaporation
    condensation
    runoff
    precipitation
    60s
  • Q3
    The changing of gas to a liquid
    precititation
    evaporation
    condensation
    runoff
    60s
  • Q4
    Water can take only one path
    true
    false
    60s
  • Q5
    What is the role of the sun in the water cycle?
    The energy of the sun causes evaporation, sublimation, and melting
    The sun causes the water cycle to stop
    The sun causes the water cycle to slow down
    The sun has no role
    60s
  • Q6
    What is humidity?
    The amount of water vapor in the air
    The pressure of the air
    How dry the air is
    How warm the air is
    60s
  • Q7
    In what 3 states can water exist?
    solid, liquid, plasma
    liquid, gas, nitrogen
    solid, gas, ice
    solid, liquid, gas
    60s
  • Q8
    What is water when it is a gas?
    a glacier
    water vapor
    ice
    water
    60s
  • Q9
    What is water when it is a solid?
    ice
    salt water
    steam
    water vapor
    60s
  • Q10
    Why is it possible to see your breath on a cold day?
    the water vapor condenses into tiny droplets in the cold air
    you can't see your breath
    the water vapor melts
    it is precipitation
    60s
  • Q11
    What happens when you put a cup of salt water by the window?
    the water evaporates; the salt is left behind
    it stays the same
    just the salt evaporates
    the water and the salt evaporates
    60s
  • Q12
    Define water cycle.
    the state of the atmosphere
    the amount of water vapor in the air
    the repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms
    frozen precipitation that forms layers
    60s
  • Q13
    Does the water cycle have a beginning?
    idk
    yes
    maybe
    no
    60s
  • Q14
    How might pesticides and fertilizers on land become a problem in the ocean?
    they will help the oceans become less polluted
    pesticides and fertilizers are not a problem
    they become food for animals
    they may be carried by rivers and streams into the ocean
    60s
  • Q15
    What four factors affect the steps of the water cycle?
    rain, hail, sleet, snow
    temperature, pressure, wind, elevation
    runoff, condensation, ground water, ocean water
    solid, liquid, gas, plasma
    60s

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