Earth & Weather Unit 3 Test

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Earth Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Earth's sphere that contains all liquid water.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Geosphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Cryosphere

    • E. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 2. 
    Earth's sphere which includes all life.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Geosphere

    • C. 

      Bioshpere

    • D. 

      Cryosphere

    • E. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 3. 
    A mixture of gases that surrounds and protects a planet or celestial body.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Geosphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Cryosphere

    • E. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 4. 
    Earth's sphere that includes earth's crust to earth's core.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Geosphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Cryosphere

    • E. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 5. 
    All frozen water
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Geosphere

    • C. 

      Biosphere

    • D. 

      Cryosphere

    • E. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 6. 
    Kelly heated 1 liter of water from 25 degrees celcius to 100 degrees celcius.  Which property will decrease?
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Kinetic energy

    • C. 

      Density

    • D. 

      Thermal energy

  • 7. 
    Sometimes fires burn large areas of forests that are psrt of the biosphere.   Other than the biosphere, which of Earth's other spheres is a forest fire most likely to affect?
    • A. 

      Geosphere

    • B. 

      Cryosphere

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 8. 
    Which direction do trade winds drive ocean currents?
    • A. 

      Eastward

    • B. 

      Northward

    • C. 

      Southward

    • D. 

      Westward

  • 9. 
    At higher elevations why is it harder to breath?
    • A. 

      The air is too cold

    • B. 

      The air pressure is lower

    • C. 

      The air contains too much nitrogen

    • D. 

      The air contains too much carbon dioxide

  • 10. 
    Antartica is sovered with an ice sheet.  Which sphere contains ice sheets?
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Cryosphere

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 11. 
    Where does the biosphere get most of its energy?
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Trees

    • C. 

      Lightning

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 12. 
    How many of the 7 ages have more than 240 cell phones per age?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 13. 
    What direction do the wind belts just south of the equator blow?
    • A. 

      Up and to the left

    • B. 

      Up and to the right

    • C. 

      Down and to the left

    • D. 

      Down and to the right.

  • 14. 
    ____ is the transfer of energy as electromagnetic waves.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 15. 
    ___ is the transfer of energy due to the movement of matter.  It works on a difference in density.  Warm air/water is less dense so it rises, cold air/water is more dense so it sink.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 16. 
    ___ is the transfer of energy by direct contact.
    • A. 

      Conduction

    • B. 

      Convection

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 17. 
    How are Earth's spheres interacting?
    • A. 

      Biosphere and Biosphere because Peppermint patty is talking to Snoopy.

    • B. 

      Biosphere and cryosphere because they are standing on the ice and it is snowing on them.

    • C. 

      Biosphere and atmosphere because they are breathing air.

    • D. 

      Biosphere and geosphere because the trees are growing out of the ground.

    • E. 

      Biosphere and atmosphere because the trees are taking in carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen.

    • F. 

      Biosphere and cryosphere because there is snow on the trees.

    • G. 

      None of the above

    • H. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What causes wind?
    • A. 

      Things blowing by is quickly.

    • B. 

      The speed of the earth's planet.

    • C. 

      Ocean currents

    • D. 

      The sun

  • 19. 
    What pet do more people own?
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Hamster

    • D. 

      Goldfish

  • 20. 
    A ___ is a narrow belt of high speed wind.
    • A. 

      Global wind

    • B. 

      Local wind

    • C. 

      Jet stream

    • D. 

      None of the above

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