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Earth Science Basics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following will react violently with water to form a base?

Question 2 2. Which type of chart plots the relationship between dependent and independent variables?

Question 3 3. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Question 4 4. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Question 5 5. How are physical geologists different from historical geologists?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 10 10. Who do we have to thank for knowing what to wear on any given day?

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Question 11 11.

Which element is found in the group described by the statement below?

This group contains poisonous, very reactive elements often used in bacteria killing or household cleaners.

Question 12 12. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 13 13. What is the density of a solid that has a mass of 9.2 grams and a volume of 12.3 cm3 ? Would this object float or sink in water?

Question 14 14. Which of the following are arranged from smallest unit to largest unit?

Question 15 15. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is the closest to a mass of 500 mL of water?

Question 17 17. Which type of chart illustrates relationships between concepts or steps in a process?

Question 18 18. How many mL are in 3.4 L?

Question 19 19. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 20 20. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

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Question 21 21. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

Question 22 22. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 23 23. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 24 24. Elements in Group 2 are known as the _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following can be found in the second period of the periodic table?

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Question 26 26. Which axis is the horizontal axis?

Question 27 27. Which variable remains unaffected by the other variables of an experiment?

Question 28 28. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Question 29 29. What is the mass of a liquid with a density of 2.12 g/mL and a volume of 53.0 mL (to the nearest gram)?

Question 30 30. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

Earth Science Basics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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