MTTC Elementary Education: Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do earthquakes occur?

Question 2 2. Natural resources can give us

Question 3 3. Convection is:

Question 4 4. _____ is water that is held in the ground, but above groundwater, and can be found in the spaces between dirt particles following irrigation or rain.

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about tectonic plates is FALSE?

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Question 6 6. Using an apple as a model of the earth, the peel, fruit, and core represent, in order:

Question 7 7. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Question 8 8. What are changes in temperature without adding or losing heat called?

Question 9 9. Based on the front pictured below, which front is advancing over the other?

Question 10 10. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

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Question 11 11. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to find in the area?

Question 12 12. Plate tectonics is the theory that the Earth's _____ is broken into pieces that move around on top of the _____.

Question 13 13. What causes wind?

Question 14 14. Which of the following will cause air pressure to increase?

Question 15 15. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

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Question 16 16. A _____ is an object that may one day become a _____ if it survives its journey through Earth's atmosphere:

Question 17 17. The ultimate source of wind is

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a nonrenewable natural resource?

Question 19 19. What is the name given to an area of the Pacific Ocean Basin that is tectonically active?

Question 20 20. If you were viewing this weather symbol, what type of weather conditions would you expect to be occurring in the area?

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Question 21 21. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Question 22 22. What effect does friction have on the Coriolis Effect?

Question 23 23. Which of the following types of eclipses can be viewed from the most places on Earth?

Question 24 24. A pressure gradient force is

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms is used to describe hot molten rock from deep within the earth?

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Question 26 26. When looking at a mountain, where are you likely to view rain falling?

Question 27 27. An eclipse where the Moon is blocked by the Earth's shadow is called what?

Question 28 28. Water is

Question 29 29. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 30 30. Why is Earth called the blue planet?

MTTC Elementary Education: Earth & Space Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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