Thursday, 23 November 2017

Water Resources Quiz 1

Quiz on Water 1

Here is a Water Quiz for you test your knowledge about the vital resource water.


1. What is the loss of water in the form of water drops from the pores of plants called?
Transpiration
Airation
Liquidation
Guttation

2. Temporary hardness of water is due to the presence of which one of the following?
Magnesium bicarbonate
Calcium sulphate
Calcium chloride
Magnesium sulphate

3. The waterfalls in which the water descends vertically, losing contact with the bedrock surface is called
Horsetail
Cataract
Cascade
Plunge

4. The tapering structure hanging like an icicle from the roof of a cave, formed of calcium salts deposited by dripping water, is called
Stalagmite
Stalactite
Rusticle
Karst

5. The only island surrounded with naturally purified water source in Kerala is Kuruvadweep. In which river is it located?
Periyar
Kabini
Pamba
Bharathappuzha

6. The Siruvani dam in Kerala is constructed across the Siruvani River is for supplying drinking water to which one of the following cities?
Cochin
Chennai
Thiruvananthapuram
Coimbatore

7. In oceans, which of the following is thought of as an invisible blanket, which spearates the upper mixed layer from the calm deep water below?
Thermocline
Pycnocline
Epilimnion
Hypolimnion

8. What percentage of earth's water is fresh water?
3
20
40
10

9. The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by
the Naga Hills
the Garo Hills
Khasi Hills
the Jaintia Hills

10. Sambhar Lake, a salt water lake is located in
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Orissa
Rajasthan

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