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 Quiz 73. Water

  1. Where would you find brackish water? - At a river mouth or estuary.

  2. What country has the world?s highest waterfall? - Venezuela. The Angel Falls plunge 979 m (3,212 ft).

  3. What river in India do Hindus consider sacred? - The Ganges. They place ashes of the dead on its waters to send them on a spiritual journey.

  4. What is the deepest sea trench called? - The Mariana Trench. At 10,920 m (35,827 ft) from sea level, it could drown the Alps twice over.

  5. Is the Pacific the world?s largest or smallest ocean? - The largest. It is over 165 million km2 (64 million miles2) and covers more than a third of Earth?s surface.

  6. How many tides are there every day? - Two. A high tide and a low tide.

  7. Why is it easy to float in the Dead Sea? - It is salty. This huge lake contains seven more times salt than rain water.

  8. The Colorado river runs through what deep valley? - The Grand Canyon. There is such little rain here that the valley sides are worn down only by the river, which makes them very steep.

  9. What is the world?s longest river? - The Nile in Egypt. It is 6,695 km (4,160 miles) long.

  10. You couldn?t drive a car around this Italian city ? what is it? - Venice. The people in this city use boats instead of cars because Venice is built on 118 small islands that are linked by canals.

  11. Water is the only substance that is found naturally on earth in three forms. Can you name the three forms? - liquid, gas and solid.

  12. Why does ice float on water? - Frozen water is (9%) lighter than water.

  13. Human brains are 75% water. True or false? - True

  14. What percentage of a tomato is water? - 95%

  15. What is the chemical formula of water? - Its chemical formula is H2O.

  16. What is the longest river in the USA? - The Mississippi River, it reaches 6275 kilometres in length (3902 miles).

  17. What is the boiling point of water at the top of Mt Everest? - Water boils at just 68 ?C (154 ?F) on the top of Mount Everest

  18. What is the second longest river in the world? - The second longest river in the world is the Amazon River, it reaches 6400 kilometres (4000 miles) in length.

  19. What is the PH value of water? - Pure water has no smell and no taste, it also has a pH level around 7

  20. In an interesting study conducted by Showtime television, the hosts found that 75% of tested New York City residents actually preferred which, tap water or bottled water in a blind taste test.? Tap water. Source =  http://www.allaboutwater.org/tap-water.html



 

 

 

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