Water Balance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 2 2. _____ 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 3 3. Why is the sun considered a renewable energy resource?

Question 4 4. Surface water is mostly found on Earth in the form of _____.

Question 5 5. Which is NOT true about the water cycle?

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Question 6 6. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

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

Question 8 8. Evaporation comes from _____ while transpiration occurs with _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT true about the water cycle?

Question 10 10. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

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Question 11 11. Through which of the following does transpiration occur?

Question 12 12. Evaporation is increased by increases in which of the following?

Question 13 13. Which best describes passive solar power?

Question 14 14. What are the two ways we can collect solar energy?

Question 15 15. _____ is the movement of soil particles by water, and _____ is when they are left in a new place.

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Question 16 16. How are permeability and porosity different?

Question 17 17. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Question 18 18. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 19 19. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

Question 20 20. Why is the water cycle significant to Earth's habitats?

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Question 21 21. Runoff occurs when:

Question 22 22. Which is NOT an advantage of solar power?

Question 23 23. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 24 24. Condensation is responsible for what?

Question 25 25. Which is a disadvantage of solar power?

Water Balance Chapter Exam Instructions

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