6th Grade Science Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Wind, water, geothermal solar and biomass are what types of energy sources?
    • A. 

      Carbon

    • B. 

      Alternative

    • C. 

      Gasoline

    • D. 

      Automotive


  • 2. 
    _______ power uses windmills or turbines to create electricity

  • 3. 
    Another word for water power is __________________

  • 4. 
    Renewable resources are resources that can be replaced by natural resources in a period less than _______ years.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      100


  • 5. 
    Coal, oil and natural gas are all ________ fuels.
    • A. 

      Renewable

    • B. 

      Fossil

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Hydroelectric


  • 6. 
    The advantages to wind power are that they are renewable and _____________

  • 7. 
    The disadvantages to wind power is that it is harmful to ___________, unattractive and requires a lot of land.

  • 8. 
    The advantage to water (hydropower) is that it is __________ and nonpolluting.
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Abundent

    • C. 

      Renewable

    • D. 

      Fossil


  • 9. 
    The disadvantage to water (hydropower) is that it is _________________
    • A. 

      Not widely available and destroys habitat for fish and wildlife

    • B. 

      Gets things wet

    • C. 

      Is hard to manage

    • D. 

      Is expensive


  • 10. 
    ___________ is power from the sun.

  • 11. 
    __________ uses trees, grasses and other organic sources to creat electricy and fuel cars

  • 12. 
    Pollution that results when the gases released by burning oil and coal mix with water in the air
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste


  • 13. 
    Materials that can harm living things by interfering with life processes
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste


  • 14. 
    Reusing materials after they have been changed into another form.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste


  • 15. 
    Whatever people throw away that is a solid or semisolid form.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste


  • 16. 
    An area where garbage is deposited.  Often lined with plastic or clay to keep harmful chemicals from leaking.
    • A. 

      Acid Rain

    • B. 

      Landfill

    • C. 

      Pollutants

    • D. 

      Recycling

    • E. 

      Solid Waste


  • 17. 
    The three R's of solid waste management are recycling, __________, and reusing.

  • 18. 
    Water covers _____ percent of Earth.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      70


  • 19. 
    Less than _________ percent of water is fresh and can be used for drinking.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      20


  • 20. 
    Reusing materials after they have been changed into a new form is_________
    • A. 

      Recycling

    • B. 

      Reducing

    • C. 

      Reusing


  • 21. 
    ________________ waste helps by cutting down on the amount of trash thrown away.

  • 22. 
    Most air pollution is caused by _____ and factories

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