Life Science Earth Science Physical Science This and That Hodge Podge

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What is A. instinct.
When a fox builds a den, it is demonstrating A. instinct. B. dominant traits. C. a physical trait. D. environmental influences.

100

What is C. They are built up when plates push together.
Which of the following is true of mountains? A. They are built up by waves. B. They are built up by water carrying sediment away. C. They are built up when plates push together. D. They are made by rivers cutting through land

100

What is D. plastic is to insulator
Copper is to conductor as A. a magnet is to an electromagnet B. charge is to static electricity C. switch is to circuit D. plastic is to insulator

100

What is B. a racoon eating trash
Which is an example of a learned behavior? A. left-handness in a person B. a racoon eating trash C. an opossum lying still when it feels threatened D. an arctic fox turning white in the winter

100

What is B. backbone
From what structure do vertebrates get their name? A. skull B. backbone C. number of legs D. ribs

200

What is B. chloroplast
Which of the following is found in plant cells but not in animal cells? A. cell membrane B. chloroplast C. nucleus D. mitochondria

200

What is B. plain
Which of these land forms were LEAST affected by erosion? A. mesa B. plain C. canyon D. sand spit

200

What is C. They have opposite charges.
Two balloons move closer when they are placed close together. What is the BEST explanation? A. They have mixed charges. B. They have the same charge. C. They have opposite charges. D. They are uncharged.

200

What is C. traps sand and small rocks in order to protect the beach.
A jetty is a structure that A. holds back floodwater that would otherwise flow downstream. B. provides homes for fish and other organisms that live in the ocean. C. traps sand and small rocks in order to protect the beach. D. keeps rising flood waters within stream channels.

200

What is B. canyon
Which landform is carved by running water? A. sand dune B. canyon C. mountain D. hill

300

What is B. mold that produces penicillin
Which of the following is a beneficial microorganism? A. staph bacteria that causes boils B. mold that produces penicillin C. algae that causes red tide D. fungus that causes ringworm

300

What is B. canyon
Which landform is not built by a constructive force? A. delta B. canyon C. sand dune D. shield volcano

300

What is C. electromagnet
Which of the following types of magnets can be switched off when magnetic attraction is not needed? A. bar magnet B. magnetic field C. electromagnet D. static magnet

300

What is B. chemical
When hydrogen and oxygen react they explode and form water. What kind of change is that? A. physical B. chemical C. both physical and chemical D. neither physical or chemical

300

What is A. It is made up of many cells and feeds on other living or once living things.
What characteristics help scientist classify an organism as an animal? A. It is made up of many cells and feeds on other living or once living things. B. It is made up of many cells and absorbs food from its surroundings. C. It is made up of one cell and makes its own food. D. It is made up of many cells and makes its own food.

400

What is A. recessive
Mendel's experiments with pea plants showed that two factors had to be present for the plants to be short. What types of factors are these? A. recessive B. dominant C. genes D. chromosomes

400

What is A. Volcanoes form above a hot spot. The volcanic mountains move as the plate moves.
How does a hotspot form a chain of volcanoes? A. Volcanoes form above a hot spot. The volcanic mountains move as the plate moves. B. The hot spot allows magma to ooze from a vent. C. The hot spot allows magma to explode from a vent. D. The hot spot forms alternating layers of lava and ash.

400

What is C. It is the same whole or cut up.
A student measures the mass of a whole orange. He cuts up the orange and measures the mass again. What is TRUE about the orange's mass before and after it was cut up? A. It was greater when it was whole. B. It is greater in pieces. C. It is the same whole or cut up. D. It is less when it is a whole.

400

What is A. Volcanoes form above a hot spot. The volcanic mountains move as the plate moves.
How does a hot spot form a chain of volcanoes? A. Volcanoes form above a hot spot. The volcanic mountains move as the plate moves. B. The hot spot allows magma to ooze from a vent. C. The hot spot allows magma to explode from a vent. D. The hot spot forms alternating layers of lava and ash.

400

What is B. coil of wire
What does an electromagnet have that a bar magnet does not have? A. electric field B. coil of wire C. magnetic poles D. magnetic field

500

What is D. Felis domesticus and felis pardalis
Which pair is most closely related? A. Canis felis and Felis canis B. Felis felis and Canis canis C. Canis domesticus and felis domesticus D. felis domesticus and felis pardalis.

500

What is D. The river becomes shallower.
What happens to a river when slow moving water deposits sediment on its bottom? A. The river changes course. B. The river becomes narrower. C. The river becomes deeper. D. The river becomes shallower.

500

What is D. ice, liquid water, water vapor
As the temperature of water increases from 0 degrees C to 100 degrees C, what changes of state does it pass through - going from coldest to hottest? A. ice, water vapor, liquid water B. liquid water, ice, water vapor C. water vapor, ice, liquid water D. ice, liquid water, water vapor

500

What is D. There is no way to tell.
Mendel found that shortness in pea plants is recessive. If two pea plants are short, what must the parents look like? A. One is short, the other is tall. B. They are both short. C. They are both tall. D. There is no way to tell.

500

What is C. They absorb the water during a flood.
What is a benefit to using floodplains as a flood control measure? A. They prevent sediment from being carried down a river. B. They prevent rivers from overflowing their banks. C. They absorb the water during a flood. D. They protect the structures build on them from damage.

5th Grade CRCT Science Review

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