6th Grade Science Review

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 2353

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
6th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
      p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which scientific skill are you using when you see that the sky is cloudy?
    • A. 

      Making an observation

    • B. 

      Making an inference

    • C. 

      Drawing a conclusion

  • 2. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A controlled experiment is designed to test
    • A. 

      A conclusion.

    • B. 

      A hypothesis.

    • C. 

      A measurement.

  • 3. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The factor that a scientist changes during a controlled experiment is called the
    • A. 

      Dependent variable.

    • B. 

      Independent variable

    • C. 

      Responding variable.

  • 4. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A chart showing the amount of rain each month in a region is an example of a scientist's
    • A. 

      Conclusions

    • B. 

      Inferences

    • C. 

      Data

  • 5. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} What must be true of a conclusion to a controlled experiment?
    • A. 

      A conclusion must relate the data to the hypothesis

    • B. 

      A conclusion must show that the hypothesis is correct

    • C. 

      A conclusion much show that the hypothesis is incorrect

  • 6. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A scientific explanation that can be tested by observation or experiment is a(n)
    • A. 

      Inference

    • B. 

      Variable

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

  • 7. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of observations is called a
    • A. 

      Scientific inquiry

    • B. 

      Scientific method

    • C. 

      Scientific theory

  • 8. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Anything that has mass and takes up space is
    • A. 

      Matter

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Energy

  • 9. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a physical change is
    • A. 

      Rust forming on a car

    • B. 

      Burning paper

    • C. 

      Mixing a milkshake

  • 10. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} One example of a chemical change is
    • A. 

      Cutting up paper.

    • B. 

      Burning gasoline in an engine.

    • C. 

      Crushing a can.

  • 11. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy that is in motion is 
    • A. 

      Potential

    • B. 

      Kinetic

  • 12. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The ability to do work is called
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Mass

  • 13. 
    Energy is measured in 
    • A. 

      Joules

    • B. 

      Pounds

    • C. 

      Newtons

  • 14. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Unlike kinetic energy, potential energy is
    • A. 

      In motion

    • B. 

      Not measurable

    • C. 

      Stored

  • 15. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Potential energy that depends on height is called
    • A. 

      Thermal energy

    • B. 

      Elastic energy

    • C. 

      Gravitational energy

  • 16. 
    The law of conservation of energy states that...
    • A. 

      Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it only changes forms.

    • B. 

      Energy is wasted.

    • C. 

      Energy is created and destroyed.

  • 17. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The type of energy stored by fossil fuels such as coal is
    • A. 

      Mechanical energy.

    • B. 

      Potential chemical energy.

    • C. 

      Radiant energy

  • 18. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 16.0px 0.0px; text-align: right; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Fossil fuels are considered nonrenewable resources because they
    • A. 

      Take hundreds of millions of years to form

    • B. 

      Cause pollution

    • C. 

      They just are

  • 19. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Which of the following is an advantage of solar energy?
    • A. 

      It's expensive to set up.

    • B. 

      It's not available at night.

    • C. 

      It will not run out for billions of years.

  • 20. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The intense heat beneath Earth's surface can be a source of
    • A. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • B. 

      Solar energy

    • C. 

      Geothermal energy

  • 21. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 3.0px Times; min-height: 4.0px} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The splitting of an atom's nucleus into two smaller nuclei is called
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission

    • B. 

      Nuclear fusion

  • 22. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} The combining of two atomic nuclei to produce one larger nucleus is called
    • A. 

      Nuclear fusion

    • B. 

      Nuclear fission

  • 23. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Most of Earth's fresh water is found in
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Polar ice caps

  • 24. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px}  A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake is a 
    • A. 

      Tributary

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Ocean

  • 25. 
    p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px 'Times New Roman'} span.s1 {letter-spacing: 0.0px} Pure water is neutral, meaning it is neither an acid nor a base. Pure water has a pH of
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      0

Back to Top Back to top