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The climate near large bodies of water is slightly milder than areas without large bodies of water.
a) True
b) False

A large number of substances dissolve in water. It is called the universal _____.
a) solute
b) molecule
c) solvent
d) compound

Tunnels, wells, and reservoirs are used to ____________ water.
a) collect
b) pollute
c) warm
d) freeze

Which element is not part of the compound called water?
a) Hydrogen
b) Helium
c) Oxygen

Hydroelectric power plants make use of __________ energy of moving water.
a) potential
b) chemical
c) nuclear
d) kinetic

Underground rock layers containing water are called...
a) aquafina
b) aquifers
c) streams
d) aqueducts

Most of this Earth's water is _______ water found in ______________.
a) salt, oceans
b) salt, rivers
c) fresh, oceans
d) fresh, rivers

Scientific evidence indicates that the earth was formed __________ billion years ago.
a) 1
b) 3.5
c) 4.5
d) 6

Ice is more dense than water.
a) True
b) False

Freezing water can break apart rock without changing any minerals. This is called...
a) chemical weathering
b) physical weathering

What does water do when it freezes?
a) does not change
b) contracts
c) expands

Water is the only compound that commonly exists in all three
a) molecules
b) states
c) phase changes
d) temperatures

One side of each water molecule is slightly negative and the other is slightly positive.
a) True
b) False

Which of the following is not a property of water?
a) adhesion
b) high surface tension
c) cohesion
d) low surface tension

When water with dissolved gases and other chemicals cause minerals in rock to change, it is called ___________ weathering.
a) physical weathering
b) chemical weathering

What is it called when water is absorbed into the Earth and is the reason we have groundwater?
a) evaporation
b) transpiration
c) infiltration
d) accumulation

boiling and freezing points of water, in that order
a) 212 and 32 degrees Celsius
b) 100 and 0 degrees Celsius
c) 32 and 212 degrees Celsius
d) 0 and 100 degrees Celsius

When water evaporates from plants, we call it...
a) transpiration
b) transportation
c) transition
d) condensation

Which statement is FALSE?
a) Many people in the world don't have easy access to clean drinking water.
b) Acid rain can cause chemical weathering.
c) Water is similar to many other substances.
d) Water striders can walk on water because of surface tension.

When did public health officials recognize a connection between contaminated water and disease?
a) mid-1900s
b) mid-1800s
c) early 1900s
d) 1987

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