Cycles Of Matter

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Matter Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz for Chapter 3 Section 3 on the cycles of matter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what state of matter does water exist on Earth?
    • A. 

      Gas

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Solid

    • D. 

      Plasma

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

  • 2. 
    Which are the three main nurients?
    • A. 

      Potassium, Copper, Iron

    • B. 

      Nitrogen, Sodium, Carbon

    • C. 

      Hydrogen, Beryllium, Arsenic

    • D. 

      Mercury, Cadmium, Oxygen

    • E. 

      Nitrogen, Carbon, Phosphorus

  • 3. 
    Water in the oceans _________________ into the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      Transpires

    • B. 

      Condenses

    • C. 

      Precipitates

    • D. 

      Infiltrates

    • E. 

      Evaporates

  • 4. 
    The water cycle starts in the _________________.
    • A. 

      Rivers

    • B. 

      Lakes

    • C. 

      Goo Lagoon

    • D. 

      Bikini Bottom

    • E. 

      Oceans

  • 5. 
    Where does the water cycle start over?
    • A. 

      The atmosphere

    • B. 

      The lithosphere

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Rivers

    • E. 

      Oceans

  • 6. 
    What are the parts of the nitrogen cycle?
    • A. 

      Fixation, nitrification, denitrification

    • B. 

      Evaporation, condensation, precipitation

    • C. 

      Deposition, compaction, cementation

    • D. 

      Feeding, respiration, photosynthesis

    • E. 

      Uplift, erosion, weathering

  • 7. 
    What is the chemical formula for ammonia? (Note: superscript comes before the chemical symbol, subscript after)
    • A. 

      NH3

    • B. 

      NO2

    • C. 

      NO3

    • D. 

      NO

    • E. 

      NH4

  • 8. 
    NO3 is a ____________________?
    • A. 

      Nitrate

    • B. 

      Nitrite

    • C. 

      Carbohydrate

    • D. 

      Polymer

    • E. 

      Hydrocarbon

  • 9. 
    Decomposers are __________ and ___________.
    • A. 

      Bacteria, fungi

    • B. 

      Fish, mammals

    • C. 

      Plants, animals

    • D. 

      Protists, eukarya

    • E. 

      People, animals

  • 10. 
    What is a major source of human produced nitrogen in the cycle?
    • A. 

      Fertilizers

    • B. 

      Mining

    • C. 

      Sewage

    • D. 

      Pollution

    • E. 

      Farmers