Basic Concepts of Earth & Space Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The terrestrial planets do not include:

Question 2 2. What denotes how far north or south a point is on the globe relative to the equator?

Question 3 3. This is a minor planet that's made up of metal and/or rock:

Question 4 4. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 5 5. What is defined as a set of numbers that specify a location on the globe?

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Question 6 6. The order of the planets, starting with the nearest ones to the sun are:

Question 7 7. This is a small icy body that orbits in the solar system and develops a tail of gas as it approaches the sun:

Question 8 8. Which of these is not true?

Question 9 9. The prime meridian passes through

Question 10 10. A _____ is an object that may one day become a _____ if it survives its journey through Earth's atmosphere:

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Question 11 11. Which of these is true of Earth?

Question 12 12. What is defined as the study of Earth's shape and size?

Question 13 13. Which of these is true of areas located near the equator?

Question 14 14. How many days does it take the earth to revolve around the sun?

Question 15 15. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

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Question 16 16. What denotes height above or below sea level?

Question 17 17. In geodesy, what is defined as a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume?

Question 18 18. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 19 19. A day when the earth's axis is either closest or farthest from the sun is known as a

Question 20 20. Earth is

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Question 21 21. What is defined as an imaginary line drawn through the North and South Poles?

Question 22 22. What is defined as the degree of compactness of an object or substance?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 24 24. What denotes how far east or west a point is on the globe relative to the prime meridian?

Question 25 25. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Basic Concepts of Earth & Space Chapter Exam Instructions

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