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Any form of water that falls from the sky is called
a) condensation
b) evaporation
c) preciptation
d) transpiration

Evaporation from the leaves of plants is
a) runoff
b) condensation
c) precipitation
d) transpiration

The process in which clouds form is called
a) condensation
b) precipitation
c) evaporation
d) transpiration

The amount of salt water on Earth is
a) 76%
b) 97%
c) 23%
d) 3%

When water changes from a liquid to a gas it is because
a) it gains thermal energy
b) it loses thermal energy
c) it can't change phase
d) goes through sublimation

Ice floats on liquid water because
a) it has a greater density
b) when water freezes it expands
c) the molecules in the ice are moving more
d) all solids float on liquids

Fish can live in lakes during the winter because of water's
a) specific heat
b) capillary action
c) polarity
d) surface tension

Since water has a very high specific heat
a) ice floats at the top
b) it can not mix with non-polar substances
c) it takes a great amount of thermal energy to heat up
d) lakes freeze solid in the winter

In a water molecule
a) the hydrogens are positive and the oxygen is negative
b) the hydrogens are negative and the oxygen is positive
c) all atoms are negative
d) all atoms are positive

An example of capillary action is
a) a paperclip on the top of the water
b) water mixing with oil
c) water having the ability to dissolve other polar substances
d) water being able to move up the roots and stems of plants

Water is a polar molecule which means
a) it is made up of electrically charged areas.
b) it will dissolve ALL substances
c) it will sink when it becomes a solid
d) it can not change phase

The tightness across the surface of the water due to polar molecules pulling on each other is called
a) capillary action
b) surface tension
c) polar
d) specific heat

When water goes from a liquid to a gas it is called
a) condensation
b) evaporation
c) runoff
d) precipitation

Water that moves across Earth's surface is called
a) groundwater
b) collection
c) precipitation
d) runoff

The force that drives the water cycle is
a) the sun
b) gravity
c) friction
d) the Earth

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