Cycles Of The Earth System! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Cycles Of The Earth System! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following items is used to measure the temperature of the air outside?
    • A. 

      Scale

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Ruler

    • D. 

      Compass

  • 2. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to rotate one time on its imaginary axis?
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      24 days

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 3. 
    Darth Maul dislikes the season where the typical weather is rainy and warm. The rain washes off his red and black face paint and gets Darth Maul angry.  What is Darth Maul's least favorite season?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 4. 
    In the precipitation stage of the water cycle, how does the water fall back to the Earth?
    • A. 

      Rain

    • B. 

      Hail

    • C. 

      Sleet

    • D. 

      Snow

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    You just found out there is a tornado in the area.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      Find an indoor place to go where there are no glass windows nearby.

    • B. 

      Go outside immediately to put away your bike and sports equipment.

    • C. 

      Get into the "duck-and-cover" position, where you sit close to the ground and cover your head.

    • D. 

      Answers A and C

  • 6. 
    What type of energy comes from the sun?
    • A. 

      Lunar energy

    • B. 

      Tornados

    • C. 

      No energy comes from the sun

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 7. 
    Super Mario is deciding what to wear today.  He looks outside and sees that the leaves are changing color and that his neighbors have a pumpkin and scarecrow on their front porch.  What should he wear?
    • A. 

      Long pants and a sweater

    • B. 

      Sandals and his favorite shorts

    • C. 

      Mittens, his heaviest coat and a scarf

    • D. 

      Bathing suit and sunglasses

  • 8. 
    How long does each season last?
    • A. 

      4 months

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 9. 
    What can be seen in the night sky?
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Moon

    • C. 

      Stars

    • D. 

      Rainbows

    • E. 

      Answers B and C

  • 10. 
    What is the difference between a tornado and a hurricane?
    • A. 

      A hurricane is more dangerous than a tornado

    • B. 

      A hurricane starts over a large body of water like the ocean or gulf

    • C. 

      A tornado starts over a large body of water like the ocean or gulf

    • D. 

      You can play outside in a hurricane

  • 11. 
    The Earth spins on its imaginary axis from ___________ to _____________.
    • A. 

      South to East

    • B. 

      North to South

    • C. 

      East to West

    • D. 

      West to East

  • 12. 
    The students in Mrs. H and Ms. R's class are learning about the weather and climate. They have invited a guest speaker to come to their class to help teach this lesson.  Who might they invite?
    • A. 

      An electrician

    • B. 

      A meteorologist

    • C. 

      The principal

    • D. 

      A chef

  • 13. 
    What is climate?
    • A. 

      The average weather of a place over a long period of time.

    • B. 

      A scientist who studies the weather.

    • C. 

      A type of weather with very strong winds with thunder and lightening.

    • D. 

      An example of a natural wonder.

  • 14. 
    The weather changes from day to day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Luigi and Super Mario love the season where flowers are blooming.  What is their favorite season?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 16. 
    Why do seasons change?
    • A. 

      Because the climate changes.

    • B. 

      Because the moon orbits around the sun's imaginary axis.

    • C. 

      Because it is part of the water cycle.

    • D. 

      Because the Earth orbits around the sun as it spins on its axis.

  • 17. 
    Sponge Bob is inside his house because there is dangerous weather outside.  He hears very strong winds.  The ground shakes with thunder.  Lightning flashes through the sky.  Sponge Bob does not live near a large body of water. What type of weather is this describing?
    • A. 

      A Springtime rainstorm

    • B. 

      A Tornado

    • C. 

      A Hurricane

    • D. 

      A Blizzard

  • 18. 
    What is the process of changing from a liquid to a gas?
    • A. 

      Condensation

    • B. 

      Elaboration

    • C. 

      Accumulation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 19. 
    How many parts are in the water cycle?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 20. 
    A ____________ is a process that happens over and over again.
    • A. 

      Natural wonder

    • B. 

      Decidious forest

    • C. 

      Cycle

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 21. 
    The weather has been rainy for several weeks, so the kids have had inside the recess.  Finally, the weather stops raining, but the kids are still not able to play outside on the playground. The kids look outside and notice on the far side of the playground, there is a giant puddle of water left from all of the precipitation. The giant puddle of stored rainwater describes what part of the water cycle? 
    • A. 

      Accumulation

    • B. 

      Precipitation

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Evaporation

  • 22. 
    What part of the water cycle is when water vapor changes into a liquid?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Accumulation

  • 23. 
    K spilled two drops of water on the table before he went to bed.  When he woke up, he noticed that the two drops of water were no longer there.  What happened to the water drops?
    • A. 

      The water drops accumulated on the table.

    • B. 

      The water drops evaporated.

    • C. 

      The magical cleaning fairy wiped up the water drops.

    • D. 

      The water drops condensed.

  • 24. 
    What is the correct sequence of the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Precipitation - Condensation - Evaporation - Accumulation

    • B. 

      Condensation - Accumulation - Precipitation - Evaporation

    • C. 

      Accumulation - Precipitation - Condensation - Tornado

    • D. 

      Evaporation - Condensation - Precipitation - Accumulation

  • 25. 
    K's mom is cooking a pot of her delicious chili.  Steam is rising from the hot chili in the pot.  K's mom decides to put a dry lid on the pot of chili for a few minutes.  When she removed the lid, the bottom of the lid was all wet.  Why did the lid get wet?
    • A. 

      The steam from the chili touched the lid and condensed.

    • B. 

      The steam from the chili touched the lid and evaporated.

    • C. 

      K and his brother C were playing with water squirters in the kitchen, got everything wet and ruined the delicious chili.