Articles > Quizzes & Surveys > Cohesion – quiz Cohesion – quiz Quiz Choose the best answer. 1. What is cohesion? The cohering of alike substances The repelling of alike substances The sticking of different substances 2. What is adhesion? The cohering of alike substances The repelling of alike substances The coming together of different substances 3. Which of the following is a cohesion? The attraction between polar and nonpolar molecules The repelling of water and oil The sticking together of water molecules 4. Enables a water strider to stay still above the water Adhesion Surface tension Capillary attraction 5. Water molecules ascending from the root upward through the xylem and against the gravity Adhesion Surface tension Capillary attraction Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!