Earth Science Test Geol. #1

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

The earth is made up of many particles that make it up, as we know it. We have covered this particles and how they ensure that the earth is still in existence. Take the test below and see how well you understand the earth’s surface and its composition. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Solar wind is associated with?
    • A. 

      The aurora borealis

    • B. 

      The tail of the comet

    • C. 

      Satellite Interference

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    In the case of, PV=nRT, if volume stays constant and temperature rises, what happens?
    • A. 

      Pressure Decreases

    • B. 

      Volume Increases

    • C. 

      Pressure Increases

  • 3. 
    Does density and mass determine gravity?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Heating water causes?
    • A. 

      Freezing

    • B. 

      Evaporation

    • C. 

      Sublimation

  • 5. 
    The Ideal Gas Law is PV = nRT?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Seasonal difference on the Earth are caused by
    • A. 

      The Sun and Rotation

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Curved Surface

    • D. 

      Tilt and Curved Surface

  • 7. 
    What creates clouds?
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Wind

  • 8. 
    What is the difference between Jovian and terrestrial planets?
    • A. 

      Big vs. Small

    • B. 

      Gas giants vs. Small rocky

    • C. 

      Rings vs. No rings

  • 9. 
    Rotation deals with orbitting around the sun?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Revolution deals with the spin on an axis?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    There are three types of planets which is NOT one?
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Dwarfs

    • C. 

      Jovian

    • D. 

      Terrestrial

  • 12. 
    The Earth's rotation takes _____?
    • A. 

      365 Days

    • B. 

      10 Hours

    • C. 

      7 Days

    • D. 

      24 Hours

  • 13. 
    The planet that is closest to the Sun is?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 14. 
    _______ is Earth's twin.
    • A. 

      Mars

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Pluto

  • 15. 
    There are three spheres in Earth, the atomsphere, solid earth, and hydrosphre, which is alos considered a sphere?
    • A. 

      Lythosphere

    • B. 

      Geopshere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Both Geosphere and Biosphere

  • 16. 
    Which sphere deals with trees?
    • A. 

      Solid Earth

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

  • 17. 
    The Scientfic Method process is?
    • A. 

      Question => Observation => Speculation

    • B. 

      Speculation => Observation => Question

    • C. 

      Observation => Question => Speculation

  • 18. 
    What is the difference between theory vs. hypothesis
  • 19. 
    Three fourths of our planet is covered by water?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    What is the cycle of the spheres?
  • 21. 
    Can a theory prove anything?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Scientists must work to reduce/eliminate subjectivity?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are disciplines of Earth Science?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Oceanography

    • C. 

      Meteorology

    • D. 

      Geology

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Matter is ___________________________________________________________.
  • 25. 
    The three atomic structures are?