Science Vocabulary Quiz - 19 Sep 13

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This is an FCAT Science vocabulary review quiz. When finished, there will be about 105 vocabulary words in the database. When you take the weekly quiz, 10 questions will be selected at random. New questions will be added about every two weeks until the database is complete. There are now 40 questions in the quiz database.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The color of the powder of a mineral left behind when it's rubbed across a white streak plate. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 2. 
    A property of a mineral that describes how it appears when it reflects light. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 3. 
    A property of a mineral that describes how easily it can be scratched. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 4. 
    A property used to describe how a mineral breaks apart along smooth surfaces. 
    • A. 

      Streak

    • B. 

      Reflectability

    • C. 

      Luster

    • D. 

      Hardness

    • E. 

      Cleavage

  • 5. 
    A type of rock that forms from cooled magma or lava. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 6. 
    A type of rock that formed from layers of sediment. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 7. 
    A type of rock that is formed over time from existing rock due to extreme pressure and or heat. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 8. 
    A naturally occurring inorganic solid with a distinctive chemical composition and crystalline structure. 
    • A. 

      Igneous

    • B. 

      Sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 9. 
    The loose top layer of Earth's surface made of weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter. 
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Minerals

    • D. 

      Sediment

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a correct observation of the object below? 
    • A. 

      It is gold colored

    • B. 

      It reflects light

    • C. 

      It has a rough surface

    • D. 

      It is gold

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an inference about the picture below?
    • A. 

      The plane is landing

    • B. 

      The sky is blue

    • C. 

      The man closest to the beach is wearing a red shirt

    • D. 

      There are 3 large buildings in the background

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is an inference about the picture below?
    • A. 

      The blue letters on the plane spell Air France

    • B. 

      The plane has more than 5 wheels

    • C. 

      The water is green/blue in color

    • D. 

      There are 3 hotels in the background

  • 13. 
    Quantitative observations are numbers that describe something.  Qualitative observations are made using your senses, such as the color of an object, it's texture, whether it's sweet tasting our sour, and the sound it makes when it hits the ground. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Qualitative observations are numbers that describe something.  Quantitative observations are made using your senses, such as the color of an object, it's texture, whether it's sweet tasting our sour, and the sound it makes when it hits the ground. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sharing information in a report, giving a speech, writing a book, making a movie or TV show are ways that a Scientist uses which science process skill? 
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Inference

    • C. 

      Observation

    • D. 

      Measurement

  • 16. 
    Which tools might a scientist use to measure in an experiment? 
    • A. 

      Graduated cylinder

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Meter tape

    • D. 

      Triple-beam balance

    • E. 

      All of the these tools might be used to measure in an experiment

  • 17. 
    What's another word for a prediction in a science experiment
    • A. 

      Hypothesis

    • B. 

      Inference

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 18. 
    To organize into groups based on similar properties. 
    • A. 

      Classify

    • B. 

      Measure

    • C. 

      Analyze

    • D. 

      Infer

  • 19. 
    Mr. Aulow gave Karen 6 rocks.  Within 5 minutes, Karen had sorted the rocks into the groups  shown below.   What science process skill is Karen using? 
    • A. 

      Classificiation

    • B. 

      Measurement

    • C. 

      Inference

    • D. 

      Observation

  • 20. 
    In science experiment #1, we were trying to find out how salt affects the growth of plants.  What is the  manipulated variable in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The amount of salt

    • B. 

      The amount of light

    • C. 

      The height of the plants

    • D. 

      The mass of the plants

  • 21. 
    In science experiment #1, we were trying to find out how salt affects the growth of plants.  What is the  responding  variable in this experiment?
    • A. 

      The amount of salt

    • B. 

      The amount of light

    • C. 

      The height of the plants

    • D. 

      The mass of the plants

  • 22. 
    Process in which substances are changed into different substances with different properties. 
    • A. 

      Chemical change

    • B. 

      Physical change

    • C. 

      Magic

    • D. 

      Mixture

  • 23. 
    The amount of matter a substance or object has. 
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Temperature

  • 24. 
    Anything that takes up space and has mass. 
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Matter

    • C. 

      Stuff

    • D. 

      Energy

  • 25. 
    A type of change that involves the physical properties of a substance.  Nothing new is created. 
    • A. 

      Chemical change

    • B. 

      Physical change

    • C. 

      Magic

    • D. 

      Mixture

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