Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

Question 2 2. Sara is considering moving to California, but she is scared of earthquakes. Who should she look to for answers about earthquakes on the San Andreas fault?

Question 3 3. Which region is north of Africa and has played a vital role in modern history?

Question 4 4. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

Question 5 5. Which region contains Russia, China, Japan, and other countries?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 7 7. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

Question 8 8. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 9 9. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

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. New Guinea and New Zealand are located in which region?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 13 13. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

Question 14 14. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

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Question 16 16. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

Question 17 17. Which region is south of Europe and is believed to be the location of the first humans?

Question 18 18. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 19 19. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

Question 20 20. What is the primary unit of a word called?

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Question 21 21. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 22 22. How are physical geologists different from historical geologists?

Question 23 23. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Question 24 24. Which of the following regions are wholly located in the Western Hemisphere?

Question 25 25. We look up in the sky and see a cloud. Which sphere is this cloud in?

Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth Science Chapter Exam Instructions

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