Earth Science Prologue Unit

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Earth Science Prologue Unit

In tenth-grade earth science we get to cover the minerals on the earth’s surface and the process inside and on the surface. Below is an interesting quiz on the earth science prologue. Do you think that you have what it takes to ensure you pass the finals? Give it a try and see if you earn the top score compared to your classmates.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between an inference or an observation?
    • A. 

      An inference is an assumption based on observations and an observation is grouping objects with similar characteristics based on the 5 senses.

    • B. 

      An inference is grouping objects with similar characteristics based on the 5 senses. Observations is an assumption based on an inference

    • C. 

      An inference is an assumption based on observations. Observations is information gathered about an object using the 5 senses

    • D. 

      An inference is information gathered about an object using the 5 senses. Observations is an assumption based on observations

  • 2. 
    What type of relationship is this?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 3. 
    What type of relationship is this?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 4. 
    What type of relationship is this?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 5. 
    What type of relationship is this?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 6. 
    The phases of the moon is an example of which relationship?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 7. 
    The relationship between density & temperature is which relationship?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 8. 
    The relationship between depth and pressure is which type of relationship?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 9. 
    The relationship between the 5 different shapes of tin and density is which type of relationship?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Indirect

    • D. 

      Cyclic

  • 10. 
    Write the density from least to greatest in the chart below....
  • 11. 
    The density is 20 g/ mL, the mass is 40 g. What is the volume?
    • A. 

      Volume= 2 cubic centimeters

    • B. 

      Volume= 2.0 cubic centimeters

    • C. 

      Volume= 2 mililiters

    • D. 

      Volume= 2.0 mililiters

  • 12. 
    What if you were to cut in half the density in the question above?
    • A. 

      The density will decrease

    • B. 

      The density will increase

    • C. 

      The density will stay the same

    • D. 

      The density would not equal

  • 13. 
    A student measures a rock to have a mass of 54g while it was 50g. What is the % error?                 
    • A. 

      4.0 % error

    • B. 

      8.0 % error

    • C. 

      4.00 % error

    • D. 

      8.00 % error

    • E. 

      8 % error

  • 14. 
    The height of ocean tides over a 3-day period is which type of relationship?
    • A. 

      Indirect

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Cyclic

    • D. 

      Static

  • 15. 
    The following statement was made by a student while examining a fossil:"It looks like a clam shell, it is 2.0 cm wide, it lived in shallow-water and it is embedded in shale"Which of the student's statement is an inference?
    • A. 

      It looks like a clam shell

    • B. 

      It lived in shallow water

    • C. 

      It is 2.0 cm wide

    • D. 

      It is embedded in shale

  • 16. 
    As pressure increases, density decreases... which type of relationship is this?
    • A. 

      Inverse

    • B. 

      Direct

    • C. 

      Static

    • D. 

      Cyclic