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Water Cycle & Balance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which best describes passive solar power?

Question 2 2. Which is a disadvantage of solar power?

Question 3 3. Evaporation is increased by increases in which of the following?

Question 4 4. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 5 5. Which is NOT an advantage of solar power?

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

Question 7 7. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 8 8. Why is the sun considered a renewable energy resource?

Question 9 9. Through which of the following does transpiration occur?

Question 10 10. What are the two ways we can collect solar energy?

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Question 11 11. Evaporation comes from _____ while transpiration occurs with _____.

Question 12 12. _____ 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 13 13. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 14 14. Why is the water cycle significant to Earth's habitats?

Question 15 15. Condensation is responsible for what?

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Question 16 16. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 17 17. Why is Earth called the blue planet?

Question 18 18. Surface water is mostly found on Earth in the form of _____.

Question 19 19. Which is NOT true about the water cycle?

Question 20 20. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Water Cycle & Balance Chapter Exam Instructions

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