Get2KnowH2O
  Do you think you know all about the water cycle? Want to put your knowledge to the test? Answer these questions below to see if you are a water cycle expert!

1. The water cycle is the Earth's way of _______.
Getting rid of water
Recycling water
Using up all of our water
Cleaning our water

2. There are ____ stages in the water cycle.
2
3
4
5

3. The water cycle begins with ________.
Condensation
Evaporation
Precipitation
Trick question-the water cycle has no beginning or end

4. When the Sun heats up the puddle of water in your backyard and turns it into water vapor, this process is known as ________.
Condensation
Evaporation
Precipitation
Collection

5. When you look outside and it is raining, the water falling down is in what stage of the water cycle?
Evaporation
Collection
Condensation
Precipitation

6. When you see clouds forming in the sky, the water above you is forming droplets in what stage of the water cycle?
Collection
Condensation
Precipitation
Evaporation

7. In the collection stage of the water cycle, water finds itself back in oceans, streams, and rivers by way of ________.
The suction force that comes from large bodies of water
Gravity and the fact that things tend to flow downhill
Animals that carry the water back
People

8. As time goes by, and water goes through the water cycle again and again, the amount of water on Earth _______.
Increases
Decreases
Stays the same
Goes up and down

9. The water that was around when dinosaurs roamed the Earth:
Is gone, and has been for a long time
Is about halfway gone
Is the same water we use today
Would be really dirty if it were still around

10. Once water makes it all the way through the water cycle, the water ________.
Starts the cycle over again
Has beaten that cycle and moves on to a more advanced cycle

   
   
Is done with its journey
Can take a break for awhile