Chapter 1: Introduction To Earth Science

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

Starting on a new chapter can be a little challenging and to help you ease into it I have prepared a set of quizzes that will help you review each chapter. The quiz below is one that is specifically set on chapter one f the introduction of earth science. Why don’t you give it a try and come back for the one on chapter 2?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you explain or interpret something based on your experience, you are making a(n)
    • A. 

      Inference

    • B. 

      Prediction

    • C. 

      Scientific law

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

  • 2. 
    The type of Earth scientists who studies the universe beyond earth
    • A. 

      Biologist

    • B. 

      Astronomers

    • C. 

      Environmental scientists

    • D. 

      Oceanography

  • 3. 
    Scientific inquiry often begins with
    • A. 

      Developing a hypothesis

    • B. 

      Designing an experiment

    • C. 

      Posing questions

    • D. 

      Communicating

  • 4. 
    A perosn who is trained to use both technological and scientific knowledge to solve practical problems is a(n)
    • A. 

      Environmental scientists

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Geologist

    • D. 

      Engineer

  • 5. 
    From the Stone Age thousands of years ago to the _______ today, technology has had a large impact on society.
    • A. 

      Ice Age

    • B. 

      Iron Age

    • C. 

      Information Age

    • D. 

      Technological Age

  • 6. 
    Which of these are NOT skills Scientists use to understand the natural world?
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Predicting

  • 7. 
    Preparing for a lab should begin the _______ before you will perform the lab.
    • A. 

      Hour

    • B. 

      Day

    • C. 

      Week

    • D. 

      30 minutes

  • 8. 
    The goal of technology is to ____ the way people live?
  • 9. 
    Which of the following are eamples of technology?
    • A. 

      A laptop computer

    • B. 

      A bridge

    • C. 

      A microscope

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 10. 
    A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question is a
    • A. 

      Observation

    • B. 

      Controlled experiment

    • C. 

      Variable

    • D. 

      Prediction