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Grade 8
Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 8
Science (2017)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

8.9a
8.1
8.7a
8.7b
8.9c

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  • Q1
    All of these discoveries support Wegener’s theory of continental drift except –
    Fossils of the same animal are found on different continents
    Continents fitting together like pieces of a puzzle
    Mountain chains line up on edges of continents
    Similar weather patterns
    120s
    8.9a
  • Q2
    Where does the energy the drives winds on Earth come from?
    Earth's rotation
    Tidal movement
    Ocean waves
    Solar radiation
    120s
    8.1
  • Q3
    In which month does the Southern Hemisphere experience the longest day of the year
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    March
    December
    September
    January
    120s
    8.7a
  • Q4
    The model shows that it is daytime at Point Y on the east coast of North America. At the same time, it is nighttime at Point x on the west coast. Which statement best explains why it will become day at point X before it becomes night again at point Y?
    Question Image
    Earth rotates in a counterclockwise direction when viewed from the North Pole
    Earth revolves around the sun in a clockwise direction
    Earth rotates in clockwise direction when viewed from the North Pole
    Earth revolves around the sun in a counterclockwise direction
    120s
    8.7a
  • Q5
    After the waning gibbous moon, which phase of the moon is next observable phase?
    waxing gibbous
    first quarter
    Waning crescent
    last quarter
    120s
    8.7b
  • Q6
    A student records the moon phases on every Friday for a month. Which lunar phase will likely occur on July 26?
    Question Image
    waning gibbous
    new moon
    waxing crescent
    Waxing gibbous
    120s
    8.7b
  • Q7
    The model below shows a mid ocean ridge. The ridge model is formed at a –
    Question Image
    Convergent plate boundary
    Divergent plate boundary
    subduction zone
    fault zone
    120s
  • Q8
    Which geological feature is associated with the plate movement shown?
    Question Image
    Trench
    Mountain
    Fault
    Volcano
    120s
    8.7b
  • Q9
    A section of a topographic map is shown. What is the difference in elevation between Point X and Point Y on the map?
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    380
    1600
    360
    400
    120s
    8.9c
  • Q10
    This is a meteor crater. Which of the following is a prediction of how the crater will change over the next 1,000 years?
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    The crater will not change over 1,000 years.
    The crater will become more shallow as the sides erode into the center.
    The crater will fill in with lava.
    The crater will become deeper as animals make the crater home and burrow deep into the rock.
    120s
    8.9c

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