Science Chapter 8 Test

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Science Chapter 8 Test

Hello ladies and gentlemen. Today you will be taking the Chapter 8 Science test. Through our class notes and discussions you should be able to answer all of the following questions easily. There will be a word bank on the board for your use for fill in the blank questions. Good luck, and ask me if you need any help!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the definition we used in class to define CONSERVATION?
    • A. 

      The earth and all of its resources

    • B. 

      The use of natural resources carelessly

    • C. 

      Wisely using the earth's resources

    • D. 

      Wisely using the earth's resources

  • 2. 
    The best definition for recycling is:
    • A. 

      Recovering a resource from one item and using that resource to make another item.

    • B. 

      The mining of different resources to be used in products.

    • C. 

      The reusing of materials for other things, for instance, making a vase out of a used water bottle.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a good way to conserve resources?
    • A. 

      Take a shower instead of a bath

    • B. 

      Eat less food and be a little more hungry

    • C. 

      Use a glass at home for drinks instead of a plastic cup

    • D. 

      Eat everything that you put on your plate a dinner

  • 4. 
    The earth has two different kinds of natural resources they are:
    • A. 

      Man made and nature made

    • B. 

      Man made and machine made

    • C. 

      Renewable and non-renewable

    • D. 

      Renewable and reusable

  • 5. 
    One natural resource that we talked about in class that is slowly running out is
    • A. 

      Trees

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Fossil fuels

  • 6. 
    Fossil fuels are actually
    • A. 

      Dead plants and animals

    • B. 

      Melted rocks

    • C. 

      Liquid sand

    • D. 

      Watered down soil

  • 7. 
    A non-renewable resource is one that
    • A. 

      Can be reporduced quickly and easily

    • B. 

      Once it is gone, its gone

    • C. 

      Can be planted and grown again

    • D. 

      Can be reused

  • 8. 
    _________________ is the efficient use of resources.
    • A. 

      Conservation

    • B. 

      Reservation

    • C. 

      Multiplication

    • D. 

      Save the nation

  • 9. 
    In class, we decided that a great example to compare soil to would be a giant
    • A. 

      Diaper

    • B. 

      Coffee filter

    • C. 

      Hamper

    • D. 

      Can

  • 10. 
    Soil is a natual resource that is made up of
    • A. 

      Clay and stone

    • B. 

      Trees and leaves

    • C. 

      Dirt and mud

    • D. 

      Minerals and small rocks

  • 11. 
    Soil that forms from the bedrock underneath it is referred to as
    • A. 

      Rock soil

    • B. 

      Residual soil

    • C. 

      Transported soil

    • D. 

      Salty soil

  • 12. 
    Soil that has minerals that are different from those in the soil below in the bedrock is referred to as
    • A. 

      Rock soil

    • B. 

      Residual soil

    • C. 

      Transported soil

    • D. 

      Salty soil

  • 13. 
    That part of the soil that is the most rich in nutrients and is often brought into gardens for planting is
    • A. 

      Subsoil

    • B. 

      Black soil

    • C. 

      Top soil

    • D. 

      Bottom soil

  • 14. 
    Farmers often protect the nutrients in their soil by doing what to their crops each season...
    • A. 

      Rotating them

    • B. 

      Not planting them at all

    • C. 

      Using fertilizers

    • D. 

      Using extra water

  • 15. 
    One of the best ways to help save the nutrients in the soil is to not over farm the land which is known as
    • A. 

      Conserving

    • B. 

      Producing

    • C. 

      Developing

    • D. 

      Saving

  • 16. 
    Sending aluminum cans to a plant to be made into other aluminum products is an example of _____.
  • 17. 
    A _____ is anything found in nature that is necessary or useful to humans.
  • 18. 
    Coal is a _______ because it formed from the remains of ancient living things.
  • 19. 
    The layers that make up a mature soil represent the _____ .
  • 20. 
    Humus is most commonly found in _____.
  • 21. 
    The layer of soil with little or no organic matter is called ______.
  • 22. 
    _____ is soil that is located where it formed.
  • 23. 
    Soil that has been carried by wind or water from where it formed is called _____ .
  • 24. 
    A _____ may be used repeatedly because it can be replaced.
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