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Earth Science

Quiz by Shineth Lalaine Silva

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  • Q1
    1. How would you describe the cycle that operates due to plate tectonics that keeps the levels of carbon in the atmosphere regulated and the surface temperature correct?
    D. Sulphur-Potassium
    C. Nitrogen-Carbon
    A. Carbon dioxide-Oxygen
    B. Carbon-Silicate
  • Q2
    2. How would you describe the importance of having the correct size of a planet?
    A. It helps hold the atmosphere.
    C. It allows the existence of liquid water on its surface.
    B. It balances the energy coming from the sun.
    D. It keeps the surface temperature correct.
  • Q3
    3. What conclusion can you infer that the moon is very significant to our planet?
    C. It helps control the gravity of our planet.
    D. It stabilizes our planet’s rotation.
    B. It provides a light source during the night time.
    A. It keeps the level of oxygen in the atmosphere regulated
  • Q4
    4. How can you explain the largest among the four subsystems of Earth?
    D. Biosphere includes all life on earth and they help maintain balance in the ecosystem.
    B. Geosphere extends form the surface to the center of the planet that includes the soil.
    C. Atmosphere is a very shallow layer and this thin blanket of air provides us with the air we breathe.
    A. Hydrosphere is a dynamic mass of water that is continuously moving from the oceans to the atmosphere.
  • Q5
    5. How can you justify the significance of the atmosphere based on our individual health?
    D. It helps life forms adapt to extreme temperature and darkness.
    C. It allows the evaporation of water from the soil.
    A. It protects us from the sun’s dangerous ultraviolet radiation.
    B. It occupies the open spaces between solid particles.
  • Q6
    6. Can you elaborate the reason why the biosphere is important to all living organisms?
    B. It controls the distribution of minerals, rocks and soils that shape the land.
    C. It traps heat, regulates oxygen and keeps Earth with comfortable temperature.
    D. It is where all the mineral and animal nutrients necessary to uphold life.
    A. Water sustains various life forms and plays an important role in ecosystems.
  • Q7
    7. What is a physical property of mineral that pertains to the color of a thin layer of the finely powdered mineral?
    B. Luster
    A. Cluster form
    C. Streak
    D. Cleavage
  • Q8
    8. What is the color of a thin layer of the finely powdered mineral?
    C. Luster
    B. Streak
    A. Color
    D. Crystal form
  • Q9
    9. What is a major building stone of the continental crust that makes for nice jewellery in the form of amethyst?
    A. Feldspar
    B. Calcite
    C. Olivine
    D. Quartz
  • Q10
    10. What is used in electrical conductors, photography, chemical manufacturing, dental and medical uses?
    B. Zinc
    D. Silver
    C. Nickel
    A. Gold
  • Q11
    11. What is a natural substance with distinctive chemical and physical properties, composition, and atomic structure?
    A. Element
    C. Mineral
    D. Metal
    B. Compound
  • Q12
    12. How would you describe the form of mining in which the soil and the rock covering the mineral deposits are removed?
    C. Surface Mining
    A. Shallow Mining
    D. Subversive Mining
    B. Underground Mining
  • Q13
    13. How would you describe cut and fill mining?
    D. In this method, the blasted ore is allowed to deposit at the bottom of the stope, and this forms a working surface for excavation at higher levels.
    A. In this technique, ore is excavated in horizontal slices, after which, the stope (mined-out space) is filled with waste rock and cement (called a back fill).
    C. In this mining technique, a series of horizontal tunnels, or sub-levels, are excavated one above the other, to access different levels of a vertical ore deposit.
    B. In this method, mining is carried out in an ore deposit, leaving behind some of the ore in the form of columns to support the roof and prevent it from collapsing.
  • Q14
    14. What conclusion can you infer that surface mining is better than underground mining?
    A. It helps rejuvenate the ecosystem and does not cause any harm to the environment.
    D. It is cheaper, more efficient and safer compared to underground mining.
    B. There is no need to use heavy equipment and machinery with this type of mining.
    C. There is no need to remove soil and rock which are deposited on the surface.
  • Q15
    15. How would you describe the form of fossil fuel that consists mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits?
    C. Orimulsion
    A. Natural Gas
    D. Coal
    B. Petroleum

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