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Don’t get wet! A quick quiz

By , 29 July 2020

Our planet is covered in water. You’ll find it in oceans and rivers, as clouds in the sky, and even inside our bodies. Can you get 5/5 in this quiz, or will you start taking on water?

#1. Which rocket fuel produces only water when burnt in oxygen?

When hydrogen is burnt, it produces water.

#2. It holds a lot of fresh water, but what is the Great Artesian Basin?

The Great Artesian Basin is a vast underground water deposit that covers almost a quarter of Australia.

#3. Which of the following is not a name for water?

Angelic acid is a chemical found in the roots of the herb angelica.

#4. What is the name for fluffy looking clouds with flat bottoms?

Cumulus clouds have flat bases and appear fluffy or cotton-like.

#5. Which continent gets the least rainfall?

Antarctica is the driest continent, with most of the continent getting less than 200 millimetres of snow and rain per year.

Was I right?


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  1. I believe it is spelled oxidane not oxydane. Cheers.

    1. ooh! I’ll see if I can fix that


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