Earth Science Part 1 Final

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How fast must the wind be blowing for a storm to be considered a hurricane?
    • A. 

      50 mph

    • B. 

      74 mph

    • C. 

      125 mph

    • D. 

      30 mph

    • E. 

      250 mph

  • 2. 
    They name hurricanes after what?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Men

    • C. 

      Women and men, alphabetical and boy-girl-boy-girl

    • D. 

      Women and men alphabetical

    • E. 

      Alphabetical

  • 3. 
    How many categories of hurricane are there?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 4. 
    The LHC does what?
    • A. 

      Creates energy for europeans

    • B. 

      Creates black holes

    • C. 

      Creates gold

    • D. 

      Smashes electrons together at huge energies

    • E. 

      Smashes protons together at huge energies

  • 5. 
    The Universe is how old?
    • A. 

      15 billion years

    • B. 

      4.5 billion years

    • C. 

      6000 years old

    • D. 

      2009 years old

    • E. 

      15 years old

  • 6. 
    There are how many fundamental forces?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 7. 
    The strong force
    • A. 

      keeps the quarks in a proton together

    • B. 

      Keeps us on the ground

    • C. 

      is responsible for nuclear decay

    • D. 

      Keeps electrons in orbit around the nucleus

    • E. 

      Is not so strong

  • 8. 
    Gravity
    • A. 

      keeps the quarks in a proton together

    • B. 

      Keeps us on the ground

    • C. 

      is responsible for nuclear decay

    • D. 

      Keeps electrons in orbit around the nucleus

    • E. 

      Is not so strong

  • 9. 
    The electromagnetic force
    • A. 

      keeps the quarks in a proton together

    • B. 

      Keeps us on the ground

    • C. 

      is responsible for nuclear decay

    • D. 

      Keeps electrons in orbit around the nucleus

    • E. 

      Is not so strong

  • 10. 
    The beginning of star formation starts with
    • A. 

      Many different colors and sizes

    • B. 

      Outward pressure created by the nuclear reactions

    • C. 

      Dust and gas bumping into each other making the ball heat up

    • D. 

      A bright flash of light

    • E. 

      A cloud of dust and gas

  • 11. 
    The "fuel" that burns in the center of a star like our sun is
    • A. 

      Fossil fuel

    • B. 

      Magic

    • C. 

      The fusion of hydrogen into helium

    • D. 

      Uranium fission into lighter elements

    • E. 

      Solar energy

  • 12. 
    How many types of stars are there in the O through M scale of stars?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      11

    • E. 

      2

  • 13. 
    All the elements heavier than lithium were
    • A. 

      Made in the center of stars

    • B. 

      Created in the big bang

    • C. 

      Created by black holes

    • D. 

      Created by a huge cloud of gas and dust

    • E. 

      Brought to the earth by comets

  • 14. 
    When the sun runs out of hydrogen fuel
    • A. 

      It will blow up in a supernova explosion

    • B. 

      It will slowly cool down and become a white dwarf

    • C. 

      It will become a planet

    • D. 

      It will become a red giant

    • E. 

      It will become a galaxy

  • 15. 
    The Milky Way is
    • A. 

      An elliptical galaxy

    • B. 

      A huge cloud of gas and dust

    • C. 

      A black hole

    • D. 

      A ball of ice and mud

    • E. 

      A spiral galaxy

  • 16. 
    Visible light cannot reach the center of the Milky Way, but we can see the center with
    • A. 

      Water waves

    • B. 

      Fire

    • C. 

      Radio waves

    • D. 

      A telescope

    • E. 

      A camera

  • 17. 
    Einstien discovered
    • A. 

      That gravity is universal, it works the same everywhere.

    • B. 

      That the sun is at the center of solar system

    • C. 

      That all the galaxies are moving away from each other

    • D. 

      That space and time is curved

    • E. 

      That the world is round

  • 18. 
    Newton discovered
    • A. 

      That gravity is universal, it works the same everywhere.

    • B. 

      That the sun is at the center of solar system

    • C. 

      That all the galaxies are moving away from each other

    • D. 

      That space and time is curved

    • E. 

      That the world is round

  • 19. 
    Hubble discovered
    • A. 

      That gravity is universal, it works the same everywhere.

    • B. 

      That the sun is at the center of solar system

    • C. 

      That all the galaxies are moving away from each other

    • D. 

      That space and time is curved

    • E. 

      That the world is round

  • 20. 
    Copernicus discovered
    • A. 

      That gravity is universal, it works the same everywhere.

    • B. 

      That the sun is at the center of solar system

    • C. 

      That all the galaxies are moving away from each other

    • D. 

      That space and time is curved

    • E. 

      That the world is round

  • 21. 
    The color of a star depends on
    • A. 

      What it's made of

    • B. 

      The planets around it

    • C. 

      How many electrons are in its outer shell

    • D. 

      Its pressure

    • E. 

      Its temperature

  • 22. 
    Our solar system is
    • A. 

      Inside the milky way

    • B. 

      Inside the sun

    • C. 

      Inside the earth

    • D. 

      Inside the andromeda galaxy

  • 23. 
    The inner four planets of the solar system are
    • A. 

      Terrestrial planets

    • B. 

      Gas planets

    • C. 

      Comets

    • D. 

      Asteroid planets

    • E. 

      The largest planets

  • 24. 
    The outer four planets in the solar system are
    • A. 

      Terrestrial planets

    • B. 

      Gas planets

    • C. 

      Comets

    • D. 

      Asteroid planets

    • E. 

      The largest planets

  • 25. 
    Pluto is not a planet because
    • A. 

      It is not in orbit around the sun

    • B. 

      It does not have enough gravity to pull itself into a spherical shape

    • C. 

      It has not cleared the neighborhood of its orbit

    • D. 

      It is made of ice and rock

    • E. 

      It has rings

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