Water Cycle Vocabulary
  • 1. The process of water entering the soil after it rains
A) infiltration
B) transpiration
C) condensation
D) percolation
  • 2. The process of water molecules entering the air from a tree or other plant
A) precipitation
B) condensation
C) transpiration
D) infiltration
  • 3. Water located deep in the earth is called
A) infiltration
B) condensation
C) precipitation
D) ground water
  • 4. The process of water molecules coming together in the atmosphere
A) precipitation
B) infiltration
C) condensation
D) transpiration
  • 5. Rain, snow, sleet or hail
A) condensation
B) snow day!
C) precipitation
D) transpiration
  • 6. The process of water changing from a liquid to a gas
A) magic
B) condensation
C) precipitation
D) evaporation
  • 7. The source of energy that drives the water cycle
A) atmosphere
B) moon
C) sun
D) gravity
  • 8. Water flowing on top of the earth's surface
A) runoff
B) percolation
C) precipitation
D) infiltration
  • 9. Add_______ to speed up the process of evaporation
A) cold
B) heat
  • 10. Add _____ to speed up the process of condensation
A) cold
B) heat
  • 11. When water evaporates from the ocean what happens to the salt
A) nobody knows
B) it forms into clouds
C) it falls from the atmosphere as the water evaporates
D) it stays in the ocean
  • 12. Most FRESH water on earth is stored
A) underground
B) in lakes
C) in glaciers
D) in houses
  • 13. What force brings water back to the oceans
A) gravity
B) hoses
C) cohesion
D) wind
  • 14. Water droplets forming on the outside of a glass of ice water
A) evaporation
B) precipitation
C) condensation
D) perspiration
  • 15. water can evaporate from ground water to the clouds
A) true
B) false
  • 16. water molecules can condense on cold window
A) true
B) false
  • 17. water made from collected condensation is clean and drinkable
A) false
B) true
  • 18. Water can be a solid, liquid, and gas
A) true
B) false
Students who took this test also took :

Created with That Quiz — the site for test creation and grading in math and other subjects.