MTEL Adult Basic Education: Physical Science Principles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Choose the incorrect statement.

Question 2 2. Sound with a frequency of 950 Hz and a wavelength of 1 m will travel _____ kilometers in 5 minutes.

Question 3 3. Pure substances are further divided into elements and compounds. Which one best describes the rust found on a vehicle over time?

Question 4 4. How does the inner core differ from the outer core?

Question 5 5. The layer where all life occurs is called the

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Question 6 6. Most of the atmospheric mass on Earth falls below what altitude?

Question 7 7. Ocean water is a good example of a mixture because _____

Question 8 8. The temperature of one substance is 90 degrees F and another substance is 50 degrees F. If they are placed close together, what will happen ?

Question 9 9. What type of energy transformation best describes the following situation: you jump off a diving board into a swimming pool?

Question 10 10. What does the law of conservation of energy state?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes the form in which chemical energy exists?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a natural reservoir for water?

Question 13 13. The Five Naked-Eye Planets are:

Question 14 14.

Which of the following can be converted into thermal energy:

I Nuclear Energy

II Electrical Energy

III Mechanical Energy

Question 15 15. Which is true about the exosphere?

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Question 16 16. Using an apple as a model of the earth, the peel, fruit, and core represent, in order:

Question 17 17. The planets appear to move in our night sky near the:

Question 18 18. Which of the following accounts for the largest movement of water in the hydrologic cycle?

Question 19 19. How does the mantle differ from the crust?

Question 20 20. The ability of iron to react to oxygen is an example of _____

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Question 21 21. If an object travels 4 meters in 2 seconds, and then another 5 meters in 10 seconds, what is its average speed?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a non useable energy?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT an example of a compound?

Question 24 24. The substance that a sound wave travels through is called the

Question 25 25. When plates that are higher at the spreading center flow downhill and eventually flatten out to the ocean floor, we call that _____.

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT true about the stratosphere?

Question 27 27. A morning star is:

Question 28 28. _____ properties of matter can be determined without changing composition, while _____ properties of matter must change the composition of matter.

Question 29 29. The four outer planets of the solar system are:

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about tectonic plates is FALSE?

MTEL Adult Basic Education: Physical Science Principles 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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