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Griffin's Soil and Seismic Waves quiz

Quiz by Jennifer Griffin

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  • Q1
    Soil is a complex mixture of
    mineral nutrients
    air and water
    all of the answers
    eroded rock
    30s
  • Q2
    Soil that drains slowly most likely has a high amount of
    silt
    ash
    sand
    clay
    30s
  • Q3
    A plant that needs well drained soil would grow best in soil made mostly of
    clay
    humus
    silt
    sand
    30s
  • Q4
    Soil with approximately equal parts of sand, clay, and silt is called ________________.
    loam
    humus
    bedrock
    topsoil
    30s
  • Q5
    When was the surface soil the warmest? The coldest?
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    May; November
    October; January
    October: March
    August; February
    30s
  • Q6
    Scientists measured the amplitude of ocean waves during a storm.
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    2
    3
    4
    1
    30s
  • Q7
    The sound heard when a piano key is hit is caused by _______________.
    vibration
    refraction
    momentum
    amplitude
    30s
  • Q8
    Which label on the model represents a wavelength?
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    R
    Q
    T
    S
    30s
  • Q9
    Which type of electromagnetic wave has a wavelength longer than that of yellow light?
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    X-Rays
    infrared radiation
    UV Rays
    Gamma Rays
    30s
  • Q10
    As ice cream melts, its molecules
    absorb heat energy and move farther apart.
    release heat energy and move farther apart.
    release heat energy and move closer together.
    absorb heat energy and move closer together.
    30s
  • Q11
    What type of heat transfer is represented in the diagram?
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    insulation
    radiation
    conduction
    convection
    30s
  • Q12
    Drew pours himself a glass of cola with ice in it. Identify which objects are solid, liquid, and gas.
    The ice is the solid, the bubbles are the liquids, and the cola is the gas.
    The ice is the solid, the cola is the liquid, and the bubbles are the gas
    The bubbles are the solids, the cola is the liquid, and the ice is the gas.
    The cola is the solid, the ice is the liquid, and the bubbles are the gas.
    30s
  • Q13
    In Figure 1, Label B represents the ________.
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    Outer Core
    Inner Core
    Mantle
    Crust
    30s
  • Q14
    According to the table, which horizon in this soil has the lowest percentage of sand?
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    Horizon R
    Horizon B
    Horizon A
    Horizon C
    30s
  • Q15
    Sedimentary rocks _________________.
    often form in layers
    All of the answers
    form from existing rocks
    form when sediment is pressed together
    30s

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