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Physical Science - Water Balance: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What are the two ways we can collect solar energy?

Question 2 2. Which best describes passive solar power?

Question 3 3. How are permeability and porosity different?

Question 4 4. Evaporation comes from _____ while transpiration occurs with _____.

Question 5 5. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

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Question 6 6. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Question 7 7. Evaporation is increased by increases in which of the following?

Question 8 8. Why is Earth called the blue planet?

Question 9 9. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 10 10. Why is the water cycle significant to Earth's habitats?

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Question 11 11. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true about the water cycle?

Question 13 13. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 14 14. Condensation is responsible for what?

Question 15 15. Surface water is mostly found on Earth in the form of _____.

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Question 16 16. Through which of the following does transpiration occur?

Question 17 17. _____ is the movement of soil particles by water, and _____ is when they are left in a new place.

Question 18 18. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 19 19. Why is the sun considered a renewable energy resource?

Question 20 20. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

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Question 21 21. Which is a disadvantage of solar power?

Question 22 22. _____ is water that is held in the ground, but above groundwater, and can be found in the spaces between dirt particles following irrigation or rain.

Question 23 23. Which is NOT an advantage of solar power?

Question 24 24. Which is NOT true about the water cycle?

Question 25 25. Runoff occurs when:

Physical Science - Water Balance: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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