Nature of Science
Earth Science
Space Science
Physical Science
Life Science
100

What does a Scientist do before they start an Investigation?

A. Ask a Question 

B. Collect Data 

C. Form a Hypothesis 

D. State a Conclusion

A. Ask a Question

100

The Earth orbits the sun. Yet the sun appears to move across the sky. What is responsible for this apparent motion of the sun?

A. Earths Size 

B. Earths orbit 

C. Earths rotation 

D. Earths revolution

C. Earths rotation

100

A group of stars, gas, and dust is called a________

A. Planet

B. Galaxy 

C. Solar System 

D. Satellite 

B. Galaxy

100

Crumpling aluminum foil is an example of what type of change?

A. Diaper Change

B. Physical Change

C. Spare Change

D. Chemical Change



B. Physical Change

100

What are the stages of the life cycle of a butterfly (complete metamorphosis)?

A. egg, nymph, adult

B. adult, tadpole, egg

C. seed, seedling, flower 

D. egg, larva, pupa, adult  

D. egg, larva, pupa, adult  

200

Two sea shells were found on the beach. They appear to be almost the same size, but they have different shapes. How could Ms. Latorre determine if their volume is the same?

A. Weigh each one on a scale to see which is heaviest. 

B. Fill each one with water to see which will hold the most.

C. Measure the length of each one with a measuring tape to see which is longest 

D. Drop each one in a beaker of water to see which raises the water level the most

B. Fill each one with water to see which will hold the most.

200

Which of the following is most important to the Water Cycle?

A. Clouds 

B. Mountains 

C. Oceans

D. Trees

C. Oceans

200

A small chunk of rock passing through Earths atmosphere is called a _________

A. Asteroid 

B. Comet 

C. Meteor 

D. Satellite 

C. Meteor

200

Which of these materials is Not a good conductor of electricity?

A. Nail 

B. Copper 

C. Aluminum 

D. Rubber

D. Rubber

200

True or False: Flowering plants and some Non-flowering plants both make seeds.

True

300

A snails response to stimuli is being investigated. The following substances are on a paper towel: Syrup, lemon juice, vinegar, and water. The snail is put in the center of the paper towel to see how it would respond. Which observation is evidence of the snails response to stimuli?

A. It likes water 

B. It likes vinegar 

C. It moved toward the syrup 

D. It does not like lemon juice.

C. It moved toward the syrup

300

Wind, water, and ice are involved in both weathering and erosion. Which sentence states a difference between weathering and erosion?

A. Erosion moves rock, weathering breaks it down 

B. Weathering moves rocks, erosion breaks it down. 

C. Erosion breaks down rocks but doesn't move them. 

D. Weathering moves rocks without breaking them down.

A. Erosion moves rock, weathering breaks it down

300

Which characteristic below is true for all the outer planets, but not the inner planets?

A. Have moons 

B. are gas giants 

C. no atmosphere 

D. have a rocky surface

B. are gas giants

300

Which surface will friction be the greatest when a block of wood slides across it?

A. Ice 

B. Sandpaper 

C. Glass 

D. Carpet

B. Sandpaper

300

Human organs sometimes have similar functions to plant structures. Which plant structure is most similar in function to a human skeleton?

A. Leaf 

B. Root 

C. Stem 

D. Flower

C. Stem

400

Scientists conduct different kinds of investigations. Which of the following describes why Polo's investigation was NOT an experiment?

A. He did not collect and record data 

B. He did conduct a controlled test

C. He did not show his data in a graph 

D. He conducted 3 trials

A. He did not collect and record data

400

Which of the following is a good renewable resource in Florida?

A. Limestone

B. Natural gas 

C. Oil

D. Solar Energy

D. Solar Energy

400

The first quarter happens on May 1. What moon phase will happen on May 10th?

A. New Moon 

B. last quarter 

C. Waning gibbous 

D. full Moon

D. Full Moon

400

What energy transformation occurs when you plug a lamp into a socket?

A. Heat to Light 

B. Light to Heat 

C. Electric to Light to Heat 

D. Electric to Heat

C. Electric to Light to Heat

400

Which human organ plays the greatest role in helping you to breathe?

A. small intestine 

B. Large intestine 

C. Lungs 

D. Eyes

C. Lungs

500

Regina is writing a lab report about a class field study on Everglades animals. Preston is writing a lab report about a class experiment on how sunlight affects the evaporation of water. Which of the following should NOT be included in either student's lab report?

A. data 

B. measurements 

C. observations 

D. opinions

D. opinions

500

What type of Air Pressure is most associated with Thunderstorms?

A. High Pressure 

B. Under Pressure 

C. Mild Pressure 

D. Low Pressure

D. Low Pressure

500

What do all planets have in common?

A. They are all made of rock and ice. 

B. They all have rings or moons as satellites. 

C. They are all nearly round and orbit the sun. 

D. They all rotate on an axis and orbit the Earth.

C. They are all nearly round and orbit the sun.

500

A roller coaster moving swiftly around a loop is an example of what type of energy?

D. Mechanical

D. Mechanical

500

In the life cycle of a plant the first step is seed germination. During the second step, the plant grows. What occurs in the next step of the life cycle of a plant?

A. Death 

B. Flowers form for pollination

C. Leaves turn brown 

D. The fruit releases seeds

B. Flowers form for pollination

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