NYSTCE Earth Science (008): Practice and Study Guide Final Exam

Free Practice Test Instructions:

Choose your answer to the question and click 'Continue' to see how you did. Then click 'Next Question' to answer the next question. When you have completed the free practice test, click 'View Results' to see your results. Good luck!

Question 1 1. When we say that force = mass * acceleration, we are referring to _____.

Question 2 2. The sun's radiation enters our atmosphere and is reflected off of _____, which helps cool our atmosphere.

Question 3 3. _____ crystals always have smooth facets and sharp angles, which is rare in nature.

Question 4 4. The _____ theory of moon formation states that in the earliest era of Earth's existence it spun so quickly and violently that a piece of it detached and was tossed into space, where it became the moon.

Question 5 5. _____ is the part of the water cycle in which water falls back to Earth as rain, freezing rain, hail, snow, or sleet.

Question 6 6. The basic unit for volume is known as the _____.

Question 7 7. A climate heavily influenced by oceanic air patterns is a _____ climate.

Question 8 8. The _____ is the cyclical fluctuation of surface ocean temperatures in the North Pacific, which lasts for decades, deviates precipitation patterns, changes average temperatures on land, and makes some areas inhospitable to marine animals.

Question 9 9. A collection of stars, gases, and dust held together by gravity is called a _____.

Question 10 10. A/an _____ fossil represents a form of plant or animal life that existed for a very short period of time. This fossil is used during the relative dating process.

Question 11 11. When scientists observe a binary star in which one star passes in front of the other, eliminating that star's light at regular intervals, this binary is classified as a/an _____.

Question 12 12. A succession of waves caused by earthquakes, underwater volcanic eruptions, or even landslides is called a _____.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a conic section?

Question 14 14. The type of weather forecasting that predicts the weather based on large-scale meteorological patterns is called _____ forecasting.

Question 15 15. _____ is the average density of matter and energy required to make space flat, not curved.

Tell us about yourself

Are you a student or a teacher?

I am a student I am a teacher

NYSTCE Earth Science (008): Practice and Study Guide Final Free Practice Test Instructions

Choose your answer to the question and click 'Continue' to see how you did. Then click 'Next Question' to answer the next question. When you have completed the free practice test, click 'View Results' to see your results. Good luck!

NYSTCE Earth Science (008): Practice and Study Guide  /  NYSTCE Prep
Support