Earth Science Test: Would You Pass?

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

The earth surface is a very interesting thing to study, and some of the things we get to learn more on are minerals. A quiz that's all about many the different Earth Science study, designed for upper primary school children. Do you think that you would pass it? Why don't you give it a try and see just how good you would do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to rotate around completely on its axis?
    • A. 

      2 Months

    • B. 

      1 Year

    • C. 

      24 Hours

    • D. 

      12 Hours

  • 2. 
    Which of these might help keep erosion near a stream from happening?
    • A. 

      Putting A Fishing Net In The Stream

    • B. 

      Planting A Tree

    • C. 

      Taking Out All The Rocks

    • D. 

      Adding More Fish

  • 3. 
    What is the natural process by which rocks break down into smaller chunks?
    • A. 

      Landslide

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Pummeling

    • D. 

      Hammering

  • 4. 
    What is the main cause of caves?
    • A. 

      Water Power

    • B. 

      Solar Power

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      Landslides

  • 5. 
    Which of these is a spiral storm that can be many miles wide?
    • A. 

      Thunderstorm

    • B. 

      Hailstorm

    • C. 

      Tornado

    • D. 

      Hurricane

  • 6. 
    What was the Great Plains of the U.S. called in the 1930's because of erosion?
    • A. 

      Dust Alley

    • B. 

      The Dust Bowl

    • C. 

      Tornado Alley

    • D. 

      Eye Of The Storm

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a renewable resource?
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Coal

    • C. 

      Diesel

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 8. 
    Which of these terms means "protecting and using a resource wisely"?
    • A. 

      Convection

    • B. 

      Tilling

    • C. 

      Contouring

    • D. 

      Conservation

  • 9. 
    What is a diamond an example of?
    • A. 

      Renewable Resource

    • B. 

      Nonrenewable Resource

    • C. 

      Fossil

    • D. 

      Fuel

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a nonrenewable resource?
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Natural Gas

    • D. 

      Sun

  • 11. 
    Which of these is a way to curb human pollution?
    • A. 

      Sewage Draining

    • B. 

      Alternative Fuel

    • C. 

      Landfill

    • D. 

      Fertilizer

  • 12. 
    What substance, added to fog, makes smog?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Sand

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Smoke

  • 13. 
    Which of these bodies of water would it be easiest to float and swim in?
    • A. 

      Lake

    • B. 

      Pond

    • C. 

      Swimming Pool

    • D. 

      Ocean

  • 14. 
    What does your body use to get rid of salt?
    • A. 

      Gasoline

    • B. 

      Liquid Nitrogen

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Rubbing Alcohol

  • 15. 
    Where does most evaporation of water occur?
    • A. 

      Oceans

    • B. 

      Ponds

    • C. 

      Lakes

    • D. 

      Rivers