Water Balance: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Question 2 2. Which is NOT true about the water cycle?

Question 3 3. Through which of the following does transpiration occur?

Question 4 4. _____ 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 5 5. Why is the water cycle significant to Earth's habitats?

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Question 6 6. Why is the sun considered a renewable energy resource?

Question 7 7. Why is Earth called the blue planet?

Question 8 8. Condensation is responsible for what?

Question 9 9. What are the two ways we can collect solar energy?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT true about the water cycle?

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Question 11 11. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 12 12. Surface water is mostly found on Earth in the form of _____.

Question 13 13. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 14 14. Which is NOT an advantage of solar power?

Question 15 15. Evaporation is increased by increases in which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

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

Question 18 18. Which is a disadvantage of solar power?

Question 19 19. Runoff occurs when:

Question 20 20. How are permeability and porosity different?

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Question 21 21. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 22 22. Which best describes passive solar power?

Question 23 23. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 24 24. Evaporation comes from _____ while transpiration occurs with _____.

Question 25 25. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Water Balance: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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