Introduction To Earth Science

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Introduction To Earth Science

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People who study the effects of human activities on Earth's land, air, water, and living things are?
    • A. 

      Astronomers

    • B. 

      Meteorologists

    • C. 

      Oceanographers

    • D. 

      Environmental scientists

  • 2. 
    What might cause a scientists to change a scientific theory?
    • A. 

      Some people disagree with it

    • B. 

      New evidence contradicts it

    • C. 

      It is too old

    • D. 

      It covers too broad a topic

  • 3. 
    A well-tested explanation for a wide range of observations or experimental results is called a scientific...
    • A. 

      Inquiry

    • B. 

      Hypothesis

    • C. 

      Law

    • D. 

      Theory

  • 4. 
    In science a hypthesis must be?
    • A. 

      Manipulated

    • B. 

      Controlled

    • C. 

      Testable

    • D. 

      Correct

  • 5. 
    During an experiment if you purposely change the temperature to hypothesis, the temperature is called the?
    • A. 

      Dependent variable

    • B. 

      Responding variable

    • C. 

      Manipulated variable

    • D. 

      Hypothetical variable

  • 6. 
    A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen every time under a particular set of conditions is a?
    • A. 

      Scientific law

    • B. 

      Scientific theory

    • C. 

      Scientific hypothesis

    • D. 

      Scientific inquiry

  • 7. 
    The branch of Earth Science that involves the study of the solid Earth is called?
    • A. 

      Oceanography

    • B. 

      Astronomy

    • C. 

      Geology

    • D. 

      Meteorology

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are NOT examples of data?
    • A. 

      Figures

    • B. 

      Theories

    • C. 

      Measurements

    • D. 

      Facts

  • 9. 
    A possible explanation for a set of observations or answers to a scientific question is called a?
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Prediction

    • C. 

      Hypothesis

    • D. 

      Theory

  • 10. 
    An organized way to collect and record scientific observations is with a(n)
    • A. 

      Experiment

    • B. 

      Data table

    • C. 

      Model

    • D. 

      Inference

  • 11. 
    Using one or more of your senses to gather information is called.
    • A. 

      Observing

    • B. 

      Inferring

    • C. 

      Predicting

    • D. 

      Classifying

  • 12. 
    During an experiment, which factors must be controlled so that researchers can draw a logical conclusion from the experiment?
    • A. 

      Theories

    • B. 

      Inquiries

    • C. 

      Variables

    • D. 

      Hypotheses

  • 13. 
    The factor that may change in response to the manipulated variable is called the?
    • A. 

      Independent variable

    • B. 

      Hypothetical variable

    • C. 

      Manipulated variable

    • D. 

      Responding variable

  • 14. 
    A summary of what you have learned from a scientific experiment is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Law

    • B. 

      Conclusion

    • C. 

      Inquiry

    • D. 

      Hypothesis

  • 15. 
    What is the SI unit for liquid volume?
    • A. 

      Liter

    • B. 

      Kelvin

    • C. 

      Gram

    • D. 

      Meter

  • 16. 
    Which of the following prefixes is the smallest?
    • A. 

      Milli-

    • B. 

      Kilo-

    • C. 

      Centi-

    • D. 

      Mega-

  • 17. 
    The metric prefix that means "thousand" is
    • A. 

      Mega-

    • B. 

      Centi-

    • C. 

      Milli-

    • D. 

      Kilo-

  • 18. 
    What is the temperature of an average room on the Celsius scale?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      70

  • 19. 
    The tool that scientists use to measure mass is the?
    • A. 

      Graduated cylinder

    • B. 

      Meter stick

    • C. 

      Thermometer

    • D. 

      Balance

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