The Awesome Earth Science Midterm Review Quiz Thing

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The Awesome Earth Science Midterm Review Quiz Thing

Covers:1. Introduction to Earth's Changing Environment2. Measuring Earth3. Earth in the Universe4. Motions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun5. Energy in Earth Processes6. Insulation and SeasonsIdeally, but I'm human so don't hate me for ImprovisingYou have 28 minutes to complete 30 questions -- buona fortuna!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which shape on the list below bests compares to Earth's Shape?
    • A. 

      Football

    • B. 

      Apple

    • C. 

      Banana

    • D. 

      Pie

    • E. 

      Basketball

  • 2. 
    The main gas in the Earth's atmosphere is....?
    • A. 

      Nitrogen

    • B. 

      Oxygen

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Argon

    • E. 

      Water Vapour

  • 3. 
    Where is the centre of gravity located?
    • A. 

      Centre of the Inner Core

    • B. 

      Narnia

    • C. 

      Middlë-Earth

    • D. 

      Foo

    • E. 

      MIT

  • 4. 
    The Relationship between VOLUME and MASS is _________.
  • 5. 
    The relationship between DENSITY and PRESSURE is _________.
  • 6. 
    The relationship between DENSITY and TEMPERATURE is _________.
  • 7. 
    What is the tallest point on this map?
    • A. 

      5100

    • B. 

      5117

    • C. 

      4400

    • D. 

      5000

    • E. 

      A million

  • 8. 
    What is the formula for gradient?
    • A. 

      Gradient = ∆Field/Distance

    • B. 

      E = mc^2

    • C. 

      Sin^2+cos^2 = 1

    • D. 

      Gradient ≠ Change in Field/Distance

    • E. 

      Gradient = Distance/∆Field

  • 9. 
    Approximately how long does an earthquake P-wave take to travel the first 6500 kilometers after the earthquake occurs?  
    • A. 

      6.5 minutes

    • B. 

      8.0 minutes

    • C. 

      10.0 minutes

    • D. 

      18.5 minutes

    • E. 

      So, let's go to Narnia

  • 10. 
    Base your answer to the question below on the geologic cross section below, which shows a view of rock layers at Earth’s surface. The dashed lines connect points of the same age. Major fossils contained within each rock layer are shown. The valleys are labeled XY, and Z.In this region, valley X is more deeply eroded than either valley Y or valley Z. The most likely explanation for this occurrence is that the metamorphic rock near X has been
    • A. 

      Weakened by faulting

    • B. 

      Folded by pressure

    • C. 

      Intruded by melting rock

    • D. 

      Covered by sedimentary rocks

    • E. 

      A Ninja crept up in the night and totally killed the rocks

  • 11. 
    This question may require the use of the Earth Science Reference Tables.Base your answer to this question on the map below. The map shows the locations of deep-sea core drilling sites numbered 1 through 4. The approximate location of the East Pacific Ridge is shown by a dashed line. Point A is located on the East Pacific Ridge.At point A, the East Pacific Ridge is the boundary between the
    • A. 

      Cocos Plate and North American Plate

    • B. 

      South American Plate and the Nazca Plate

    • C. 

      Pacific Plate and the Sount American Plate

    • D. 

      Pacific Plate and the Nazca Plate

    • E. 

      The Narnia Plate and the Middlë-Earth Plate

  • 12. 
    This question may require the use of the Earth Science Reference Tables.Base your answer to this question on the map below. The map shows the locations of deep-sea core drilling sites numbered 1 through 4. The approximate location of the East Pacific Ridge is shown by a dashed line. Point A is located on the East Pacific Ridge.At which drilling site would the oldest igneous bedrock most likely be found? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 13. 
    No more regents prep questions!!!! Yay!!!! Now for some of my old test questionsWhat is the time difference in mean solar time between 30o N 75o W and 30o N 90o W?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      6 hours

    • E. 

      9 hours

  • 14. 
    An "isoline" on a weather map is called....
    • A. 

      Counter Lines

    • B. 

      Latitude Lines

    • C. 

      Isobars

    • D. 

      Isotherms

    • E. 

      Isildur

  • 15. 
    Ship X and ship Y are sailing along the equator. The difference in local solar time between them is two hours. What is their difference in longitude?
    • A. 

      0 degrees

    • B. 

      15 degrees

    • C. 

      30 degrees

    • D. 

      45 degrees

    • E. 

      The distance from here to Narnia

  • 16. 
    As a ship crosses the Prime Meridian, an observer on the ship -- named Roberto -- measures the altitude of Polaris at 60o. What is the ship's location?
    • A. 

      60 degrees south latitude and 0 degrees longitude

    • B. 

      60 degrees north latitude and 0 degrees longitude

    • C. 

      0 degrees latitude and 60 degrees east latitude

    • D. 

      0 degrees latitude and 60 degrees west longitude

    • E. 

      Narnia

  • 17. 
    As a person travels northward from the Equator, the altitude of Polaris will appear to
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Remain the same

    • D. 

      Remain the same then decrease

    • E. 

      Remain the same then increase

  • 18. 
    They represent four solid objects made of the same uniform material material. The volumes of the sphere and the bar are not given.Cube: Mass 81 g; Volume 27 cm^3Sphere: Mass 75 g; Volume ----Bar: Mass 90 g; Volume ----; demotions 5 cm x 2 cm x 3 cmWhat is the density of the bar?
    • A. 

      9.0 g/cm^3

    • B. 

      30.0 g/cm^3

    • C. 

      3.0 g/cm^3

    • D. 

      90.0 g/cm^3

    • E. 

      Imaninja

  • 19. 
    What is the formula for Percent Error?
    • A. 

      Percent Error = difference of accepted values/accepted value * 100

    • B. 

      Percent Error = |accepted value - observed value|/accepted value * 100

    • C. 

      Percent Error = mc^2

    • D. 

      Percent Error = |π^2-7|/14

    • E. 

      Percent Error = Narnia

  • 20. 
    If two materials are composed of the same pure element but are different demotions, then the following is true
    • A. 

      Density of larger = density of smaller

    • B. 

      Density of larger > density of smaller

    • C. 

      Density of larger < density of smaller

    • D. 

      Density of larger ≥ density of smaller

    • E. 

      Density of larger ≤ density of smaller

  • 21. 
    The density of water is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1.0

    • C. 

      1.00

    • D. 

      1.000

    • E. 

      10

  • 22. 
    In fifty characters or less, describe to me the process of a normal fault
  • 23. 
    In fifty characters or less, describe to me the process of a reverse fault
  • 24. 
    In fifty characters or less, describe to me the process of a strikeslip fault
  • 25. 
    In fifty characters or less, describe to me the creation of Narnia
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