Water Quiz 2014
(Hint: You can find some of the answers by visiting Next 10's all-new California Water Challenge, which lets users decide how the state should handle its current water crisis.)
What is seawater desalination?
How many gallons of water does it take to produce one fresh egg?
How much water does it take to do one load of laundry?
How many farms and ranches are there in California?
Looking only at human water use and not water for the environment, what percentage of water is used by the agricultural sector?
About how much water does an average California family of four use per year?
How many acre-feet of precipitation does California receive in an average year?
How much water is in one acre/foot?
How much water does California consume per capita compared to other states?
How many gallons of water does it take to water an average lawn once?
What is cloud seeding?
What is California's largest reservoir?
Looking at California's total electricity use, how much goes to pump, treat, and transport water?
How many gallons of water are used during an average shower?
What uses the most water inside the home each day?
What conservation measure would save a homeowner the most water on average?
Almond orchards in California use as much water as ___ percent of domestic use in the state?
What percentage of the typical residential water bill is used for landscaping in California?
Which California County uses the least amount of water per capita per day?
What country consumes the most water per person?
As of July 2014, how many jobs did the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences estimate the drought will cost the state?
About how much of the state's annual precipitation falls north of Sacramento?
As of July 2014, how much did the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences say the drought is expected to cost the state of California?
What is dewvaporation?
How many gallons of water does it take to "grow" one hamburger patty?
The California Water Challenge is a public outreach tool developed by nonprofit Next 10 to engage Californians on the issues of water, the environment, and the economy.