Earth Science-test I- Sol Final Review (25)

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Earth Science-test I- Sol Final Review (25)

Final Review for 8th Grade cumulative VA SOL test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why are fossils fuels considered a nonrewable resource?
    • A. 

      They burns quickly.

    • B. 

      They are high demand

    • C. 

      They take millions of years to form

    • D. 

      They pollute the air

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Natural gas

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Coal

  • 3. 
    Which scientific instrument do you measure wind speed?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Compass

  • 4. 
    Which instrument would measure air pressure?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Compass

    • D. 

      Anemometer

  • 5. 
    Which instrument would you measure "molecular activity", which produces heat?
    • A. 

      Compass

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Barometer

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 6. 
    What occurs when the Earth goes around on its axis?
    • A. 

      Circles

    • B. 

      Spins

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Revolution

  • 7. 
    What does water turn into when it evaporates?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Cloud

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Suns spot

  • 8. 
    Which type of energy is stored?
    • A. 

      Kinetic energy

    • B. 

      Potential energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

    • D. 

      Electrical energy

  • 9. 
    What type of energy is energy of motion?
    • A. 

      Potential energy

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Chemical energy

    • D. 

      Mechanical energy

  • 10. 
    What is the measure of the amount of heat energy in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Transpiration

  • 11. 
    What type of cloud is high, thin, and wispy?
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Cumulonimbus

  • 12. 
    Which cloud forms a gray blanket over the sky, often bringing steady rain or drizzle?
    • A. 

      Stratus clouds

    • B. 

      Cumulus clouds

    • C. 

      Cumulonibous clouds

    • D. 

      Cirrus clouds

  • 13. 
    What is an instrument that tells the direction on Earth? 
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Compass

  • 14. 
    When the earth travels in an orbit around the sun, it is called:
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Spinning

    • D. 

      Turning

  • 15. 
    What is a word that also means "land"?
    • A. 

      Celestial

    • B. 

      Terrestrial

    • C. 

      Forest

    • D. 

      Ocean

  • 16. 
    What is another words for sky or where the planets are located? 
    • A. 

      Terrestrial

    • B. 

      Celestial

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Land

  • 17. 
    What is the average weather pattern that occurs in a region?i
    • A. 

      Climate

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Spring

    • E. 

      Fall

  • 18. 
    What change occurs when there is a gas changes to a liquid?
    • A. 

      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Evaporation

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 19. 
    What is the third plant from the sun?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 20. 
    What instrument measures humidity?
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Hygrometer

    • C. 

      Anemometer

    • D. 

      Rain gauge

  • 21. 
    What is an instrument that measures precipatation?
    • A. 

      Rain gauge

    • B. 

      Anemometer

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 22. 
    Which cloud looks puffy, like cotton balls, and fair weather? 
    • A. 

      Stratus

    • B. 

      Cirrus

    • C. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • D. 

      Cumulous

  • 23. 
    Which cloud are puffy and black near the bottom, but brings thunderstorms?
    • A. 

      Cumulonimbus

    • B. 

      Stratus

    • C. 

      Cumulus

    • D. 

      Cirrus

  • 24. 
    What is the temperature that condensation begins?
    • A. 

      Melting point

    • B. 

      Dew point

    • C. 

      Boiling point

    • D. 

      Freezing point

  • 25. 
    What is water molecules turning from a liquid into a gas?
    • A. 

      Evaporation

    • B. 

      Condensation

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      Respiration