8th Grade Exit Skills Test

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 51

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Igneous rocks are formed from metamorphic rocks by
    • A. 

      Weathering and erosion

    • B. 

      Heat and pressure

    • C. 

      Melting

  • 2. 
    What are sedimentary rocks made of?
    • A. 

      Molten rock that has cooled

    • B. 

      Pieces of other rocks that have collected and cemented together

    • C. 

      Petrified trees

  • 3. 
    What are the 3 types of rocks involved in the rock cycle?
    • A. 

      Sandstone, shale, basalt

    • B. 

      Dactylic, iambic, spondaic

    • C. 

      Igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic

  • 4. 
    What is the star found closest to the earth?
    • A. 

      Ursa major

    • B. 

      Twinkle

    • C. 

      Sun

  • 5. 
    What is the process of changing from a gas to a liquid?
  • 6. 
    Name one form of of precipitation.
  • 7. 
    An example of a wave is
    • A. 

      Boogers

    • B. 

      Vibrating guitar string

    • C. 

      Sun light

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 8. 
    Natural Selection is when an animal is killed by another animal for food, thereby killing off that species.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An example of  a wave would be
    • A. 

      Boogers

    • B. 

      Vibrating guitar string

    • C. 

      Sunlight

  • 10. 
    If you parents are both short and very athletic then you are most likely to be tall and unathletic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The structure and function of a set of teeth to a Great White Shark makes it unsuccessful
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Asexual reproduction results in
    • A. 

      Offspring with the same exact genes

    • B. 

      Offspring with different genes

    • C. 

      Two offspring with a mix of genes

  • 13. 
    A chameleon has the ability to adapt to its surroundings.  This ability helps to
    • A. 

      Hide from predators

    • B. 

      Conserve energy

  • 14. 
    Dinosaurs and birds are related because
    • A. 

      Of their hallow like bones

    • B. 

      Skeletal structure

    • C. 

      Don't pick me

  • 15. 
    The development of a seismograph was to protect humans from future earthquakes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The increase in human population has jumped over 1 billion people in the last 100 years. What does that mean for our resources around the world
    • A. 

      More people will not eat

    • B. 

      There will be less rice

    • C. 

      Costs of building materials like wood will go up

    • D. 

      Cost of gasoline will go up due to more dirvers

  • 17. 
    In order to have a strong structure like a skyscraper you need to have a sound
    • A. 

      Frame

    • B. 

      Window

    • C. 

      Crusty booger

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