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California's Water Supply: Origins & Importance

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What type of water do we find in rivers?

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1. What is developed water?

2. Where can we find 75 percent of California's water, naturally occurring in precipitation and gathering in lakes and rivers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Get some idea of what you know about California's water supply by answering these multiple-choice questions. Topics on the quiz include the term for water that's found in rivers and an explanation of developed water.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these areas related to California's water supply:

  • Location of 75 percent of California's water that occurs naturally
  • The way California supplies water to other parts of the state
  • Main use of water throughout the state besides urban uses

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on California's water supply, such as the water that's found in rivers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about developed water and the location of 75 percent of the water in California that occurs naturally
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the method California uses to supply water across the state

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this state's water with the accompanying lesson titled California's Water Supply: Origins & Importance. These areas will be studied:

  • Ten water basins in the state
  • Role of the State Water Project (SWP)
  • Acreage of farmland that requires water
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