Science Study Guide - Quiz Yourself

This is a science class practice test. And if you get anything under a B, you're you're not prepared and you must study more! And if you do get less than an A, be sure to try again!

This quiz isn't that hard if you know your stuff. So you MUST know it! If you DON'T know it, you're at risk of failing your class! These are practice questions that resemble real-world test questions on science and geography.

Created by: AmieLynn
  1. What is the longitude of the Prime Meridian?
  2. Which of the following is used by navigators to plot great-circle routes?
  3. Which of the following is used extensively for navigation by airplanes and ships?
  4. What is the latitude of the North Pole?
  5. Each degree of latitude or longitude is divided into 60 smaller units called_______
  6. Which statement about lines of longitude is true?
  7. Into how many time zones is the Earth divided?
  8. All flat maps distort either the shapes or the areas of landmasses because__________
  9. On a topographic map, the difference in elevation between 2 side-by-side contour lines is called the______
  10. What is a graphic scale?
  11. GPS satellites can relay information about all of the following except_____
  12. All matter is made of substances called______
  13. The nucleus of an atom is made up of_____
  14. All elements are mixtures of_____
  15. The chemical behavior of different elements is determined byte the number of electrons in the____
  16. Solutions characterized by the formation fo hydroxide ions (OH-)are_____
  17. A combinations of two or more components that retain their identity is a(n)_____
  18. Densely packed, ever-changing arrangements of atoms and molecules are_____
  19. Which of the following changes of state releases thermal energy?
  20. What type of bonding takes place when Na+ and Cl- combine to form NaCl?
  21. Granite is an example of______
  22. Glass is an example of____
  23. A molecule of chlorine gas is made up of pairs of chlorine atoms in which each atom shares one of its seven electrons to forms a(n)_____
  24. In how many physical states is matter found on Earth?
  25. Tomatoes have a pH os 4. They are considered to be____
  26. Solutions containing a substance that produces hydrogen ions (H+) in water are____
  27. Densely packed arrangements of particles that take the shape of their containers are____
  28. An atom in which the outermost energy level is more than half full tends to form which of the following ions?
  29. Minerals always exist in a(n)____ form
  30. The most abundant elements in Earth's crust are____
  31. Silver, gold, and copper have shiny surfaces and thus are said to have____
  32. Ores near Earth's surface generally are obtained from____
  33. What type of sediment particles have worn surfaces and rounded corners?
  34. What type of bedding has the heaviest and coarsest materials on the bottom?
  35. What type of sedimentary rock is coarse-grained with angular fragments?
  36. What results when rocks come in contact with molten rocks such as those in an igneous intrusion?
  37. The metamorphism of limestone results in the formation of____
  38. Most of the weathering of Cleopatra's Needle is caused by____
  39. In which of the following climates would chemical weathering most readily occur?
  40. Barrier islands are formed when____
  41. Which of the following has the potential for the most erosion?
  42. What is one source of organic material in soil?

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