Vocabulary Quiz: September14, 2011

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 278

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  • 1. 
    If you point out the similarities in some rocks then you are  __________ the rocks.
    • A. 

      Contrasting

    • B. 

      Comparing

    • C. 

      Analyzing

  • 2. 
    If I ask Katie to look at something in detail, then I want her to ____________ it.
  • 3. 
    Sounds are basically large _____________.
  • 4. 
    A large area of land with similar features:
    • A. 

      Coastal Plains

    • B. 

      Piedmont

    • C. 

      Region

    • D. 

      Compare

  • 5. 
    The U.S. debt is high.  This is largely due to an unfavorable balance of _________________.  The exchange of goods between the U.S. and other countries has not been equal.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Medium of Exchange

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Joe wanted to ___________ two samples of Martian rocks to Earth rocks.   He knew that if he took the time to ________ the rocks, his detailed examination would reveal no similarities.
  • 7. 
    ______________ are to brackish water (salt and fresh water mix) as _______________ are to estuaries.
    • A. 

      Sounds, Estuaries

    • B. 

      Estuaries, Inlets

    • C. 

      Capes, Estuaries

    • D. 

      Estuaries, Sounds

  • 8. 
    A point which juts out into the water is called a ______________.
  • 9. 
    A boat was sailing the vast Atlantic Ocean.  They viewed some barrier islands and located between each island was a narrow passage way.  They captain said, "Ahoy mates, there is a ___________., lets sail through it."
    • A. 

      Estuary

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Bank

  • 10. 
    ________ is a broad inlet ot the sea where the land curves inward.
    • A. 

      Inlet

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Bay

  • 11. 
    North Carolina ___________ are shallow and do not allow direct access to the sea.
    • A. 

      Sounds

    • B. 

      Bays

    • C. 

      Cape

  • 12. 
    A dollar can be called a: _________________________________.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Trade

    • C. 

      Medium of Exchange

  • 13. 
    The ship almost ran aground on this underwater elevation, or _________.
  • 14. 
    North Carolina has four regions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False