7th Grade Science Quiz On Earth! Trivia

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7th Grade Science Quiz On Earth! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The 'official' shape of the earth is:
    • A. 

      Sphere

    • B. 

      Cylinder

    • C. 

      Oblate spheroid

    • D. 

      Round

  • 2. 
    The earth bulges in the middle because of
    • A. 

      Tides

    • B. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • C. 

      Revolution

    • D. 

      Rotation

  • 3. 
    0 degrees latitude references:
    • A. 

      The north pole

    • B. 

      The prime meridian

    • C. 

      The equator

    • D. 

      Tropic of Cancer

  • 4. 
    Lines of longitude run:
    • A. 

      East and West

    • B. 

      North and South

    • C. 

      Southeast to Northwest

    • D. 

      Anywhere they want

  • 5. 
    90 degrees North latitude is another name for:
    • A. 

      The equator

    • B. 

      The prime meridian

    • C. 

      The North Pole

    • D. 

      Buffalo, NY

  • 6. 
    Lines of Latitude can also be called:
    • A. 

      Meridians

    • B. 

      Parallels

    • C. 

      Imaginary lines

    • D. 

      Revolution

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a piece of evidence to indicate the shape of the earth?
    • A. 

      Pictures from Space

    • B. 

      Early Explorers

    • C. 

      The shadow on the moon

    • D. 

      Ships sinking into the horizon

  • 8. 
    'The thin layer of water on or near the surface of the earth'; describes which vocabulary word?
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Moho

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 9. 
    Topographic maps measure:
    • A. 

      Elevation change

    • B. 

      Latitude and longitude

    • C. 

      Temperature

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 10. 
    30 degrees South latitude x 135 degrees East longitude describes which country?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Greenland

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Spain