Earth and Space
Earth and Space
Physical Science
Physical Science
Physical Science
100
Which of these phases comes right after the new moon? a. waxing crescent b. full moon c. third quarter d. waning gibbous
a. waxing crescent
100
Which of these is a natural resource? a. car b. bridge c. computer d. rock
d. rock
100
Which tool would you use to measure the distance around a watermelon? a. graduated cylinder b. meterstick c. ruler d. tape measure
d. tape measure
100
Which statement BEST describes what happens when you stir sugar and hot tea in a cup? a. the sugar is heavy and falls to the bottom of the cup b. the sugar dissolves in the water, you cannot see the sugar c. the water becomes cool and evaporates from the cup d. the sugar and water join to make a different kind of matter
b. the sugar dissolves in the water, you cannot see the sugar
100
Which form of energy is stored in food? a. mechanical energy b. electrical energy c. chemical energy d. light energy
c. chemical energy
200
A glacier melts and leaves a pile of rocks. What is this process called? a. erosion b. weathering c. mountain building d. deposition
d. deposition
200
Which of these is used to produce electricity? a. coal b. limestone c. iron d. copper
a. coal
200
What do you measure with a graduated cylinder? a. length b. volume c. weight d. mass
b. volume
200
Which sentence is TRUE? a. a physical change can be reversed b. a physical change causes new materials to form c. a physical change cannot be reversed d. a physical change does not change physcial proporties
a. a physical change can be reversed
200
What happens when a material absorbs light? a. light energy is changed into heat energy b. light bounces off the surface of the material c. light changes direction as it passes through the material d. light is scattered as it passes through the material
a. light energy is changed into heat energy
300
Which one is the definition of the word weathering. a. the movement of materials from one place to another b. the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces c. the building up of a delta d. the forming of a mountain
b. the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces
300
In the water cycle what happens during evaporation? a. water vapor changes to a liquid b. water falls to the ground from clouds c. liquid water changes to water vapor d. water flows over the ground
c. liquid water changes to water vapor
300
What do you measure with a pan balance? a. weight b. volume c. temperature d. mass
d. mass
300
There is an ice cube. It is a hot summer day. The ice cube disappeared. Now there is a small puddle of liquid. Which term dows NOT describe the change described. a. cooling b. melting c. physical change d. change of state
a. cooling
300
Which word describes a clear glass window? a. opaque b. translucent c. transparent d. mirrored
c. transparent
400
Which word names the process of picking up and moving weathered rock? a. deposition b. sediment c. erosion d. weathering
c. erosion
400
During condensation.... a. water vapor changes to liquid water b. liquid water changes to water vapor c. water sinks to the ground d. water falls to the ground from clouds
a. water vapor changes to liquid water
400
Which unit would be BEST to use for measuring the length of a room? a. meter b. kilometer c. kilogram d. millimeter
a. meter
400
In which state of matter are the particles farthest apart? a. solid b. liquid c. gas d. ice
c. gas
400
Wind pushes a toy sail boat across a pond. The boat moves in a straight path. Which of these changes? a. the boat's direction b. the boat's mass c. the boat's force d. the boat's position
d. the boat's position
500
Which one of these is renewable resource? a. marble b. oil c. sunlight d. aluminum
c. sunlight
500
Which one describes weather? a. the amount of rain a place usually gets b. what the air around you is like right now c. the usual temperature of the air d. the usual amount of wind blowing through an area
b. what the air around you is like right now
500
Which of these is a unit of mass? a. milliliter b. kilogram c. degree Celsius d. kilometer
b. kilogram
500
Which statement about energy is TRUE? a. energy can move and change matter b. energy takes up space c. energy has mass d. only machines use energy
a. energy can move and change matter
500
A student uses the same force to push textbook and a notebook across a desk. The textbook has more mass than the notebook. How will the textbook move vs. notebook? a. faster and farther b. faster but slower c. slower but farther d. slower and not as far
d. slower and not as far
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