Science 7 - 1st Quarter Test

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1st Quarter Test for Science 7. Chapter 1 - The Four Forces of Flight & Chapter 2 - The Structure of the Earth


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The four forces of flight are lift, weight, ________, and thrust.
    • A. 

      Drag

    • B. 

      Gravity

    • C. 

      Flaps

    • D. 

      Wind

  • 2. 
    ________ is the key to flight.
    • A. 

      A pilot

    • B. 

      Lift

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      The fuselage

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of an airplane?
    • A. 

      Empennage

    • B. 

      Cockpit

    • C. 

      Elevator

    • D. 

      Yaw

    • E. 

      Vertical stabilizer

  • 4. 
    What is located between the inner core and the mantle?
    • A. 

      Plates

    • B. 

      The atmosphere

    • C. 

      The crust

    • D. 

      The outer core

    • E. 

      Both b and d

  • 5. 
    Igenous rock come from the fire of a/an _____________. It starts out hot and liquid and then cools and becomes ______________.
    • A. 

      Inner core / obsidian

    • B. 

      Outer core / solid

    • C. 

      Volcano / metamorphic

    • D. 

      Volcano / solid

    • E. 

      Sedimentary rock / granite

  • 6. 
    What is cartography?
    • A. 

      The study of the structure of the earth

    • B. 

      The study of rocks

    • C. 

      Map making

    • D. 

      Airplane building

  • 7. 
    ____________ rocks are rocks which have been changed.  They start out as ____________ rock and now have been changed into another type of rock.
    • A. 

      Metamorphic / igneous

    • B. 

      Igneous / sedimentary

    • C. 

      Metamorphic / sedimentary

    • D. 

      Sedimentary / Metamorphic

    • E. 

      Sedimentary / igneous

  • 8. 
    _______________ rock is made by matter being dropped by water into a lake bottom, river bottom, or a stream bed.  An example of this type of rock is __________________.
    • A. 

      Igneous / granite

    • B. 

      Sedimentary / sandstone

    • C. 

      Metamorphic / marble

    • D. 

      Igneous / sandstone

    • E. 

      Metamorphic / granite

  • 9. 
    An example of ________________ rock is _________________.
    • A. 

      Igneous / pumice

    • B. 

      Igneous / diamond

    • C. 

      Metamorphic / obsidian

    • D. 

      Metamorphic / limestone

    • E. 

      Sedimentary / slate

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Limestone is an example of sedimentary rock.

    • B. 

      Marble is an example of metamorphic rock.

    • C. 

      Granite is an example of igneous rock.

    • D. 

      Diamond is an example of igneous rock.

    • E. 

      Chalk is an example of sedimentary rock.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Sandstone is an example of metamorphic rock.

    • B. 

      Chalk is an example of igneous rock.

    • C. 

      Obsidian is an example of metamorphic rock.

    • D. 

      Basalt is an example of sedimentary rock.

    • E. 

      Granite is an example of igneous rock.

  • 12. 
    ________________ are people who study the Earth and its rocks.
    • A. 

      Rockologists

    • B. 

      Aeronautical engineers

    • C. 

      Geographers

    • D. 

      Geologists

    • E. 

      Cartographers

  • 13. 
    True or False.  The center of the earth provides our magnetic field which protects us from the harmful rays of the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which layer of the Earth do we live on?
    • A. 

      Inner Core

    • B. 

      Outer Core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Crust

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following are types of Earth movements?
    • A. 

      Earthquakes, subsidence and thrust

    • B. 

      Drag, folding, faulting and erosion

    • C. 

      Mountains, plains, valleys and lakes

    • D. 

      Subsidence, erosion, earthquakes and folding

    • E. 

      Uplift, erosion, thrust and earthquakes

  • 16. 
    You can identify rocks and minerals by their characteristics.  Some of these characteristics are:
    • A. 

      Hardness, luster, streak, fracture and magnetism

    • B. 

      Color, magnetism, softness, streak and shine

    • C. 

      Luster, fracture, reflection, cleavage and metallic

    • D. 

      Talc, gypsum, calcite, flourite and apatite

    • E. 

      Magnetism, calcite, luster, quartz and orthoclase

  • 17. 
    _______________ maps give you information about the _______________ of the land.
    • A. 

      Flat distance / folding

    • B. 

      Topographical / contours

    • C. 

      Spherical / oceans

    • D. 

      Contour / geology

    • E. 

      Cartography / elevation

  • 18. 
    The ____ number is the way we measure __________.
    • A. 

      AR / alkaline

    • B. 

      HP / acidity

    • C. 

      PH / acidity

    • D. 

      RA / alkaline

  • 19. 
    ____________ forms many of the land forms we see on the Earth.  It is the wearing away of _________ by rain, water flowing downhill, water freezing, and the action of gravity.
    • A. 

      Acid rain / rock

    • B. 

      Subsidence / coal

    • C. 

      Uplift / beaches

    • D. 

      Erosion / rock

    • E. 

      Folding / mountains

  • 20. 
    ____________ occur when parts of the earth press against an area of the _____________..
    • A. 

      Earthquakes / inner core

    • B. 

      Faults / crust

    • C. 

      Foldings / clay

    • D. 

      Uplifts / sinkholes

    • E. 

      Subsidences / mantle

  • 21. 
    ____________ of the soft earth layers occurs when the layers are pushed from ___________.
    • A. 

      Folding / both sides

    • B. 

      Faulting / above

    • C. 

      Subsidence / the east

    • D. 

      Sinkholes / below

    • E. 

      Erosion / earthquakes

  • 22. 
    Lift is the force acting upon the plane in a/an _____________ direction.
    • A. 

      Forward

    • B. 

      Backward

    • C. 

      Downward

    • D. 

      Upward

    • E. 

      Gravitational

  • 23. 
    Thrust is the force of the engine to move the plane _____________.
    • A. 

      Forward

    • B. 

      Backward

    • C. 

      Downward

    • D. 

      Upward

    • E. 

      For landing

  • 24. 
    __________ is the force of the friction of __________. 
    • A. 

      Thrust / the ground

    • B. 

      Weight / gravity

    • C. 

      Drag / air

    • D. 

      Lift / drag

  • 25. 
    __________________ acts in the direction opposite to the forward force, _____________.
    • A. 

      Friction / thrust

    • B. 

      Weight / drag

    • C. 

      Lift / drag

    • D. 

      Thrust / lift

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