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2. What is evapotranspiration?

  • the process by which water is transferred from the land to the atmosphere by evaporation from the soil and other surfaces and by transpiration from plants.
  • where water vapour changes to a liquid
  • where the sea is evaporated into the sky
  • When leaves release water into the atmosphere

3. Why does condensation occur?

  • Because there is not enough space in the sky for all of it
  • Because water vapour rises mostly by convection and this means water vapour looses its energy
  • Because water falls as a result of gravity
  • Because radiant particles cause the molecules to have more energy and rise

4. What can the drainage basin also be called?

  • the drainage base
  • river area
  • The catchment area
  • the basin

5. What is precipitation?

  • Water being released from clouds as rain, snow, sleet or hail
  • Water that reaches the surface of the earth but does not infiltrate the soil
  • Process where water seeps into the ground
  • When water molecules rise into the atmosphere as vapour

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