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The Earth's Water Cycle (Grade 6)

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The Earth's Water Cycle

1. 
On the water cycle diagram below, an example of condensation is shown at point                 and an example of evaporation is shown at point                .
Water Cycles
  1. B; K
  2. D; G
  3. K; D
  4. G; B
2. 
The water cycle describes the continuous movement of water on, above, and below the surface of the earth.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
Precipitation is any form of water that falls from the sky.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
What is the engine that powers the water cycle?
  1. sun
  2. earth
  3. water
  4. grass
5. 
During the water cycle, what generally happens to the water after evaporation?
  1. It falls to Earth as precipitation.
  2. It condenses and forms a cloud.
  3. It evaporates until it is entirely gone.
  4. It seeps into the Earth as groundwater.
6. 
In the water cycle, water moves from oceans to the atmosphere by
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. precipitation
  4. runoff
7. 
Dew forms during which part of the water cycle?
  1. Condensation
  2. Evaporation
  3. Precipitation
  4. Runoff
8. 
The sun's energy changes lake water into a gas. What step in the water cycle is this?
  1. condensation
  2. precipitation
  3. evaporation
  4. runoff
9. 
Which of the following is an example of precipitation?
  1. falling snow
  2. cloud formation
  3. breathing in and out
  4. rainwater seeping into soil
10. 
Letter G on the water cycle diagram shown can best be described as
Water Cycles
  1. water runoff
  2. water infiltration
  3. groundwater flow
  4. groundwater storage

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