The Water Cycle 3
The vast majority of the earth's precipitation falls into the sea.

The Water Cycle 3

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The water cycle is involved in reshaping the geological features of the Earth, through such processes as erosion and sedimentation. Also, as it involves heat exchange, it exerts an influence on climate too.

Try our final science quiz on the water cycle and test your knowledge.

1.
A wind picks up most moisture when it blows over what?
A large city
A small lake
Mountains
The sea
2.
What change takes place during condensation?
Gas to liquid
Gas to solid
Liquid to gas
Solid to liquid
Water vapor (gas) changes to water droplets
3.
What reduces the amount of surface water runoff?
Gentle slopes
Impermeable rocks
Little vegetation cover
Steep slopes
The gentler the slope the longer the water has to soak in rather than move over the surface
4.
Surface water heated by the sun leads to what?
A rainbow
A spring
Evaporation
Runoff
5.
80% of the earth's precipitation falls directly where?
Into drains and sewers
Into lakes
Into the sea
Onto our gardens
6.
What cannot be described as precipitation?
A tornado
Dew
Sleet
Snow
A tornado is a rapidly moving spiral of air
7.
When vegetation stops rain reaching the ground it is called what?
Interception
Interface
Interflow
Interlocution
8.
Which of these would not interrupt the water cycle?
Boreholes
Dams
Desalination plants
Forests
Water is pumped up through boreholes and desalination plants remove salt from seawater
9.
What process causes clouds to form?
Accumulation
Compensation
Condensation
Stratification
10.
A hot summer day may lead to what type of rain?
Convection
Depression
Frontal
Relief
The hot air rises as a convection current
Author:  Jan Crompton

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