Desalination: Definition & Process


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Water can be desalinated through a number of processes. These processes are categorized into two broad categories. What are these two categories?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What is desalination?

2. What does electrodialysis involve?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer quiz questions on what desalination is via these interactive study tools. Quiz topics include the two categories of water desalination and what desalination means.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will cover the following key points:

  • What electrodialysis is
  • When desalination would be most appropriate
  • What happens in the process of ion exchange

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as electrodialysis and desalination
  • Making connections - use understanding of desalination and how it's connected to ion exchange
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding two broad categories of water desalination

Additional Learning

For more, review the accompanying lesson named Desalination: Definition & Process. These concepts will be studied:

  • Example of when desalination is useful
  • What happens when water is boiled with regard to salination
  • The process of solar stills
  • What occurs during reverse osmosis
  • Electrodes and how they're used during electrodialysis