I found this to be a very revealing ‘quiz’ and indicator of our current drought conditions (7/09). Now it’s your turn to test your California drought IQ.

1. Even with the recent rainfall, California faces its ______ consecutive year of drought.

2. The California Governor request that all urban water users immediately reduce their individual water use by ____ percent.

3. 2008 was the driest spring and summer on record, with rainfall ____ percent below average.

4. Despite the recent rain and snow the water deficit is so large that there is only a ____ percent chance that California will replenish its water supply this year.

5. True or false: Since the state’s last major drought in 1991, California has added 9 million new residents.

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  • Answers

    1. 3rd
    2. 20%
    3. 76%
    4. 15%
    5. True