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Don’t get wet! A quick quiz

By David, 29 July 2020 Quiz

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?

Results

Congratulations! You are a real science whiz!
Oh dear! Better brush up before the next quiz!

 

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