Earth Science B Post Test

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Earth Science B post testThis is the same exam you took for your pre-test in this course. The points will now count.   The highest score is: 10 pts. This is  NOT the semester exam.   You will need to take this too!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is most responsible for weathering of rocks? (AZ HS Science S6:C1:PO2)
    • A. 

      Interaction with the atmosphere

    • B. 

      Activity of microorganisms

    • C. 

      Release of acidic chemicals from plants

    • D. 

      Decay of organic materials

  • 2. 
    Which horizon is mostly rock, and why?  (AZ HS Science S6:C1:PO7)
    • A. 

      O – the organic rich layer is otherwise unaltered rock.

    • B. 

      C – it is the bottom of the profile, immediately above unaltered rock.

    • C. 

      E – fine particles are unaltered pieces of rock.

    • D. 

      B – it is clay rich, and just above the layer that includes small pieces of rock.

  • 3. 
    Water is one of the major influences on the changing of landscapes by ___________.  (AZ HS Science S6:C1:PO3)
    • A. 

      Supporting erosion

    • B. 

      "cutting" down through the surface on which it flows

    • C. 

      Transport and deposition of sediment

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    Where two different air masses meet is called a______________. (AZ HS Science S6:C2:PO11)
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Vents

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Drought

  • 5. 
    The amount of matter in a given space is _____________. (AZ HS Science S6:C2:PO9)
    • A. 

      Sink

    • B. 

      Amplitude

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Float

  • 6. 
    Which is more dense? (AZ HS Science S6:C2:PO9)
    • A. 

      Hot Air

    • B. 

      Cold Air

  • 7. 
    What variable is on the X and Y axis respectively? (AZ HS Science S1:C3:PO1) 
    • A. 

      Number and dates

    • B. 

      Months and inches of snowfall

    • C. 

      Snow and months

    • D. 

      Inches of snowfall and months

  • 8. 
    . The sun and all the objects like planets that orbit our sun is called _________________. (AZ HS Science S6:C3:PO6)
    • A. 

      Solar system

    • B. 

      Star is born

    • C. 

      Small mass

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 9. 
    The progression of changes in the moons appearance during the month. (AZ HS Science S6:C3:PO3)
    • A. 

      Solstice

    • B. 

      Tides

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Phases

  • 10. 
    What is the 4th planet from the sun? (AZ HS Science S6:C3:PO2) 
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Earth