Water On Earth Question Preview (ID: 38993)


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The process of a gas changing into a liquid is-
a) melting
b) precipitation
c) condensation
d) evaporation

The process of water molecules changing into a gaseous state is -
a) condensation
b) precipitation
c) melting
d) evaporation

The movement of water through its liquid, gas, and solid states throughout the world  is called —
a) condensation
b) precipitation
c) the water cycle
d) evaporation

What percentage of Earth's water is salt water?
a) 75%
b) 25%
c) 97%
d) 50%

Most of the Earth's water is found in -
a) the four major oceans
b) underground rock and soil layers
c) lakes and rivers
d) masses of ice near the North and South Pole

The only substance on Earth that commonly exists in all three different states is -
a) water
b) oil
c) sugar
d) salt

Water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers is called
a) salt water
b) rainwater
c) groundwater
d) water vapor

Water that falls to Earth as rain, snow, sleet, or hail is called
a) condensation
b) evaporation
c) precipitation
d) transiration

What percentage of the Earth's water is fresh water?
a) 3%
b) 25%
c) 97%
d) 75%

Which wetland would have many trees and be found in a humid climate?
a) bog
b) costal wetland
c) marsh
d) swamp

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