The Hydrologic Cycle: Definition, Process & Diagram

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The hydrologic cycle is also known as which one of the following?

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1. Where is most of Earth's water located?

2. How long can water be stored in glaciers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The hydrologic cycle is the term used to describe the movement and storage of water through Earth, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge on this topic. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on where most of Earth's water is found and the methods of water storage on Earth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Where the majority of Earth's water is found
  • The concept of reservoirs on Earth
  • Your knowledge about glaciers

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information about Earth's hydrologic cycle from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main ideas from the lesson, such as reservoirs and evaporation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hydrologic cycle
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the hydrologic cycle

Additional Learning

You should make sure to review the accompanying lesson. The lesson is titled The Hydrologic Cycle: Definition, Process, & Diagram. The lesson will cover these following objectives:

  • Define the hydrologic cycle
  • Discuss the storage of Earth's water in reservoirs
  • Discuss the movement of Earth's water
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