Chapter 3 Review Quiz

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Physical Geography Quizzes & Trivia

A short quiz to review chapter 3 for Physical Geography


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Our solar system is approximately:
    • A. 

      1.3 billion years old

    • B. 

      4.6 billion years old

    • C. 

      12 billion years old

    • D. 

      13.7 billion years old

  • 2. 
    All planets orbit around the sun on the:
    • A. 

      Asteroid belt

    • B. 

      Kuiper belt

    • C. 

      Plane of the Ecliptic

    • D. 

      Plane of planets

  • 3. 
    When the moon is waxing, it is:
    • A. 

      Getting bigger, from right to left

    • B. 

      Getting bigger, from left to right

    • C. 

      Getting smaller, from right to left

    • D. 

      Getting smaller, from left to right

  • 4. 
    The chemical reaction that is constantly going on in the sun is called:
    • A. 

      Fission

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Flaring

    • D. 

      Fusion

  • 5. 
    The outer planets share these common characteristics:
    • A. 

      They are made up of mostly rock and metal

    • B. 

      They have 3 moons

    • C. 

      They are gaseous

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Other than our sun, the closest star to our solar system is:
    • A. 

      4.25 light years away

    • B. 

      12 light years away

    • C. 

      4.25 million miles away

    • D. 

      Really, really far

  • 7. 
    If you can pick up a rock-like item that fell from space, it is known as a:
    • A. 

      Meteor

    • B. 

      NEO

    • C. 

      Asteroid

    • D. 

      Meteorite

    • E. 

      Meteroid

  • 8. 
    Our Earth is tilted on its axis at an inclination of:
    • A. 

      42.5 degrees

    • B. 

      3.5 degrees

    • C. 

      23.5 degrees

    • D. 

      15 degrees

  • 9. 
    The region of our solar system that is home to comets and is approximately 1 light year away is:
    • A. 

      The Asteroid belt

    • B. 

      The Milky Way belt

    • C. 

      The Kuiper belt

    • D. 

      The leather belt

  • 10. 
    The Northern and Southern lights are caused when solar wind interacts with:
    • A. 

      Earth's magnetosphere

    • B. 

      Earth's atmosphere

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Clouds

  • 11. 
    Canada is federally divided into: 
    • A. 

      10 states

    • B. 

      13 provinces

    • C. 

      10 provinces and 3 territories

    • D. 

      3 provinces and 10 territories