Reverse osmosis may not sound exciting, but this substance-separating process is actually pretty cool -- and useful. Find out what reverse osmosis can do for YOU by taking this quiz.
Question 1 of 20
Reverse osmosis uses what three substances?
Question 2 of 20
If you have salt, water, and saltwater, which substance is the solution?
Question 3 of 20
What is one thing that happens in osmosis?
Question 4 of 20
What is a good example of a semipermeable membrane?
Question 5 of 20
How does reverse osmosis differ from osmosis?
Question 6 of 20
How does reverse osmosis occur?
Question 7 of 20
Osmosis occurs naturally where?
Question 8 of 20
Why does a solvent want to move to a higher concentration solution?
Question 9 of 20
Why does drinking saltwater make us sick?
Question 10 of 20
What plants and animals use osmosis?
Question 11 of 20
Where can you use reverse osmosis in your own home?
Question 12 of 20
What's the most common form of reverse osmosis?
Question 13 of 20
What's one thing reverse osmosis could NOT do?
Question 14 of 20
Along with removing salt from water, what else can reverse osmosis do to create safe drinking water?
Question 15 of 20
Which industry does NOT use reverse osmosis?
Question 16 of 20
What common household condiment is made through reverse osmosis?
Question 17 of 20
What is one of the disadvantages of reverse osmosis water filters?
Question 18 of 20
What's one way reverse-osmosis desalination plants help recover costs?
Question 19 of 20
What could reverse osmosis do for wine-making?
Question 20 of 20