Water Cycle Quiz Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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The water cycle consists of the following processes:
The correct answer is "evaporation, precipitation, condensation, runoff, percolation"

The water cycle is powered by the:
The correct answer is "sun"

Condensation forms this feature in the atmosphere:
The correct answer is "clouds"

This force causes precipitation to reach the earth:
The correct answer is "gravity"

Evaporation is:
The correct answer is "the heating of liquid water into water vapor."

Runoff is
The correct answer is "the movement of water down a surface back into water bodies."

Condensation is
The correct answer is "the cooling of water vapor to form liquid water droplets."

Percolation is
The correct answer is "the absorption of water into the ground to form groundwater."

Precipitation in the water cycle can be in the following forms:
The correct answer is "snow, hail, rain"

The movement of water around the earth
The correct answer is "forms a continuous cycle."

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