AC Ep 6th Grade 2010 Term 2 Science Practice Exam

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AC Ep 6th Grade 2010 Term 2 Science Practice Exam

This quiz is designed for the students of AC EP 6th Grade sciences classes to help them prepare for the exam on the Electricity unit and the Rocks and Minerals unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What type of electrical component does this represent?
    • A. 

      Voltmeter

    • B. 

      Resistor

    • C. 

      Variable resistor

    • D. 

      Switch

  • 2. 
     What electrical component does this symbol represent?
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Transistor

    • C. 

      On- off switch

    • D. 

      Fuse

  • 3. 
     A _______________ spins the shaft in a generator
    • A. 

      Generator

    • B. 

      Propeller

    • C. 

      Turbine

    • D. 

      Transmission

  • 4. 
    ________________ is a sedimentary rock that is used in making cement.
  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Crystal

    • B. 

      Massive

    • C. 

      Conglomeration

    • D. 

      Hunk

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Molten core

    • D. 

      Ragna rock

  • 7. 
    Which has a bigger particle size gravel or silt?
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Gravel

    • C. 

      Both are the same size

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Where does the organic matter in the soil come from?
    • A. 

      Living plants and animals

    • B. 

      Dead plants and animals

    • C. 

      None of these answers

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 9. 
    When we examine soil particles we look at ___________, ___________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Colour, size and shape

    • B. 

      Colour, texture and shape

    • C. 

      Colour, weight and shape

    • D. 

      Colour, weight and density

  • 10. 
    When igneous rock is turned into sediment the process is called what?
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Weathering

    • D. 

      Composition

  • 11. 
    When identifying minerals the ________ made by a mineral is often a different colour than the mineral itself.
    • A. 

      Scratch

    • B. 

      Score

    • C. 

      Streak

    • D. 

      Mark

  • 12. 
    What type of electrical component does this symbol show?
    • A. 

      Ammeter

    • B. 

      Railway

    • C. 

      Lamp

    • D. 

      Bulb

    • E. 

      Both c and d

  • 13. 
    What process has happened in these photos?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 14. 
    What electrical component does this symbol represent?
    • A. 

      Cell

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Fuse

    • D. 

      Resistor

    • E. 

      Both a and b

  • 15. 
    This mineral has the hardness of 1 on the Moh's scale. .
    • A. 

      Flourite

    • B. 

      Gypsum

    • C. 

      Talc

    • D. 

      Corundum

  • 16. 
    The scientific process of making electricity using a magnet was discovered by ____________
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Nikola Tesla

    • C. 

      Michael Jackson

    • D. 

      Michael Faraday

  • 17. 
    The number that shows the hardest minerals on the Moh's scale is ____.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      10

  • 18. 
    The fuses seen in this picture would be used in what kind of device?
    • A. 

      I-pod

    • B. 

      House

    • C. 

      Car

    • D. 

      Cell phone

  • 19. 
    Sedimentary rock is caused by the forces of ________________.
    • A. 

      Compression and compaction

    • B. 

      Erosion and contraction

    • C. 

      Conduction and deposition

    • D. 

      Suction

  • 20. 
    Sedimentary rock can change to metamorphic rock when it is heated and put under great _______________.
  • 21. 
    Scientists refer to crystals as _______________ even though they are not alive.
  • 22. 
    One advantage of a circuit breaker over a fuse is _________.
    • A. 

      It looks better

    • B. 

      It is reusable

    • C. 

      It can deal with very low amperage

    • D. 

      It is inexpensive

  • 23. 
    Name the process happening in this animation.
    • A. 

      Electrostatic induction

    • B. 

      Electronic induction

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic induction

    • D. 

      Electromagnetic rotation

  • 24. 
    Minerals are made of ____________.
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Elements

    • C. 

      Crystals

    • D. 

      Minerals

  • 25. 
    In this type of circuit there are multiple paths  through which current can flow, so the overall resistance is lower.
    • A. 

      Simple circuit

    • B. 

      Series circuit

    • C. 

      Parallel circuit

    • D. 

      Perpendicular circuit

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