Es Week #4 - 2/27/09

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Earth Science Quiz Week 4.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Helium
    • A. 

      H

    • B. 

      He

    • C. 

      Hel

    • D. 

      Ag

    • E. 

      Hg

  • 2. 
    Calcium
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      Ca

    • C. 

      Cal

    • D. 

      Cg

    • E. 

      Au

  • 3. 
    Au
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Platnium

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Augustine

  • 4. 
    How many electrons does this atom have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      11

  • 5. 
    The atomic number is the number of electrons and also the number of protons an atom has.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Isotopes have different number of ____ than their parent atoms.
    • A. 

      Electrons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Protons

  • 7. 
    All minerals have to be _________, __________, have a crystal shape, chemical formula, and are natural.
    • A. 

      Liquid, organic

    • B. 

      Solid, organic

    • C. 

      Liquid, inorganic

    • D. 

      Solid, inorganic

  • 8. 
    What is the nickname for pyrite?
    • A. 

      Fool's Candy

    • B. 

      Fool's Gold

    • C. 

      Pretend Gold

    • D. 

      "AU"

    • E. 

      Faux Gold

  • 9. 
    This mineral is used in pencils.
    • A. 

      Halite

    • B. 

      Calcite

    • C. 

      Graphite

    • D. 

      Amethyst

    • E. 

      Lead

  • 10. 
    Minerals that are only made of ONE element (i.e. Cu, Ag, Au) are called _____ minerals.
    • A. 

      Onelement

    • B. 

      Lone

    • C. 

      Native

    • D. 

      Foreign

  • 11. 
    Pb
    • A. 

      Peanut butter

    • B. 

      Plutonium

    • C. 

      Lead

    • D. 

      Promethium

  • 12. 
    What is the statue of liberty made of?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      Cu

    • C. 

      Ca

    • D. 

      Cl

  • 13. 
    Why is the statue of liberty green?
    • A. 

      Painted

    • B. 

      Oxidation

    • C. 

      Calcification

    • D. 

      Iron is green.

  • 14. 
    Iron and nickel are the ingredients in the inner and outer core. What are the symbols?
    • A. 

      Ir & Nk

    • B. 

      Fe & N

    • C. 

      Fe & Ni

    • D. 

      Ir & N

    • E. 

      In & Ni

  • 15. 
    This element is found in bananas; you should eat bananas if you cramp up when you run.
    • A. 

      K

    • B. 

      Fe

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      Ca

    • E. 

      Au

  • 16. 
    Approximately how many people are on Earth?
    • A. 

      13.7 B

    • B. 

      13.7 M

    • C. 

      7 B

    • D. 

      7 M

    • E. 

      4.6 B

  • 17. 
    Earth is a little wider at the poles. The oblate spheroid shape comes from our
    • A. 

      Magnetic field

    • B. 

      Precession

    • C. 

      Wobble

    • D. 

      Rotation

    • E. 

      Revolution

  • 18. 
    Gravity gets bigger with (check 2!)
    • A. 

      Less mass

    • B. 

      More mass

    • C. 

      Closer to core

    • D. 

      Further from core

    • E. 

      Flatulence

  • 19. 
    Your current antipode is
    • A. 

      The Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      The Indian Ocean

    • E. 

      Antarctica

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