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Elementary Science: Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The five main factors of soil formation are

Question 2 2. Humus is the

Question 3 3. Which is NOT one of the six main soil horizons?

Question 4 4. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

Question 5 5. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

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Question 6 6. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 7 7. The hydrologic cycle is also known as which one of the following?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a natural reservoir for water?

Question 9 9. Which of the following accounts for the largest movement of water in the hydrologic cycle?

Question 10 10. Oceanography includes all of these fields EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Approximately how many years does it take the conveyor belt circulation to transport water around the world's oceans?

Question 12 12. The first scientifically-charged group to circumnavigate the world's oceans was:

Question 13 13. How much of the moon is lit up by the sun at any given time?

Question 14 14. What causes the tides?

Question 15 15. What is the wobbling of the earth like a spinning top called?

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Question 16 16. Weather is the state of the _____ of the Earth.

Question 17 17. Which of the following aspects of weather can only be observed with special equipment?

Question 18 18. Precipitation is _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following would most strongly link oceanography to meteorology?

Question 20 20. Which branch of earth science would most likely study ocean circulation and chemistry?

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Question 21 21. Which branch of earth science would most likely study Earth's movement in space?

Question 22 22. Which field of geology deals with the study of water everywhere on Earth?

Question 23 23. Geologists believe the earth to be how old?

Question 24 24. Geology can be traced back to which century?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 27 27. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 29 29. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 30 30. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Elementary Science: Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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