5th Grade Natural Resource Content Pre-survey

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5th Grade Natural Resource Content Pre-survey

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most plentiful fossil fuel found in the United States is?
    • A. 

      Natural gas

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 2. 
    Which of the following fossil fuels produces the least amount of pollution?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Gasoline

  • 3. 
    Where does petroleum come from?
    • A. 

      Ancient plankton and sea life

    • B. 

      Rocks from moving glaciers

    • C. 

      Minerals from the ocean

    • D. 

      Shells from ancient lakes

  • 4. 
    What does petroleum look like underground?
    • A. 

      A large cave filled with oil

    • B. 

      A solid black layer of carbon

    • C. 

      A river of black oil flowing through a tunnel

    • D. 

      Drops of oil mixed with sand or filling small cracks

  • 5. 
    In which of the following rock types are fossil fuels found?
    • A. 

      Sedimentary

    • B. 

      Metamorphic

    • C. 

      Igneous

    • D. 

      Magma

  • 6. 
    Which of the following actions are required for the formation of fossil fuels?
    • A. 

      Oil from the seas sank into underground caves over thousands of years

    • B. 

      Heat and pressure over millions of years to organisms buried deep in the Earth

    • C. 

      Dinosaur bones that have become fossilized over time

    • D. 

      Magma that is formed deep in the Earth

  • 7. 
    What type of region is most likely to produce the raw materials that can transform into coal?
    • A. 

      Arctic

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Tropical

    • D. 

      Mountain

  • 8. 
    The diagram below represents various sedimentary rock layers.  Which layer is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer C

    • C. 

      Layer B

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 9. 
    A slab of sedimentary rock is found close to a mountain peak.  In it are fossils of fish.  Which of the following is not a good explanation for why this happened?
    • A. 

      The bones of fish eaten at a recent picnic became a fossil

    • B. 

      The mountain was once underwater and was uplifted

    • C. 

      The ocean has receded over the centuries that was once covering the mountain

    • D. 

      The slab of sedimentary rock has been transported from an ocean environment to a land environment

  • 10. 
    What is the group of processes that transform sediments into rock?
    • A. 

      Compaction and cementation

    • B. 

      Transportation and cementation

    • C. 

      Digenesis and compaction

    • D. 

      Oxidation and transportation