Watersmart Quiz



If you live in the Regional District of Nanaimo, where does the water in your taps come from?
  1. Pacific Ocean.
  2. Nanaimo Lakes.
  3. Groundwater.
Groundwater is water that seeps into the ground and fills up the spaces between particles of rock, gravel, sand, and soil.
  1. True.
  2. False.
What is the name of the area underground that can hold a lot of groundwater?
  1. Earth tummy.
  2. Lake.
  3. Aquifer.
The water coming out of our taps has been around for millions of years.
  1. True.
  2. False.
There is the same amount of water today as when the earth was formed.
  1. True.
  2. False.
Groundwater can become polluted if people are not careful about what they put in the ground, on their lawns, and down the sink.
  1. True.
  2. False.
Wells pump groundwater from aquifers into pipes which deliver water to our houses.
  1. True.
  2. False.
What is the process in which heat from the sun causes water to change from a liquid to a vapor?
  1. Ecotourism.
  2. Evolution.
  3. Evaporation.
Elephant What is water conservation?
  1. Using as much water as you can, and whenever you want.
  2. Watering your garden as much as possible.
  3. Using water wisely, and efficiently so that it is not wasted.
What is the greediest water-guzzler in your house?
  1. You or your dog.
  2. House plants.
  3. The toilet.
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