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STAAR Challenge #4

Quiz by Kathy Blackstock

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41 questions
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  • Q1
    What causes the seasons?
    revolution & tilt
    day & night
    revolution & rotation
    rotation & tilt
    30s
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  • Q2
    generally brings clear skies and calm air or gentle breezes
    low pressure system
    high pressure system
    cold front
    warm front
    30s
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  • Q3
    the pressure caused by the weight of a column of air pushing down on an area (weight of air)
    air weight
    air fatness
    air mass
    air pressure
    30s
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  • Q4
    One plate going under another plate
    rifting
    transformation
    subduction
    divergence
    30s
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  • Q5
    force required to accelerate a 5kg cart at 11m/s/s
    2.5N
    5.5N
    55N
    16N
    30s
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  • Q6
    force required to accelerate a 12kg cart at 5m/s/s
    60N
    60m/s/s
    17N
    7N
    30s
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  • Q7
    Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of the mass will rise and the cooler portions will sink.
    convection
    conduction
    concoction
    convex
    30s
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  • Q8
    protons, neutrons, electrons
    subatomic particles
    30s
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  • Q9
    A change in matter that produces one or more new substances with new properties
    chemical property
    physical change
    chemical change
    physical property
    30s
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  • Q10
    average length of the Lunar Cycle in its entirety
    3.5 days
    48 hours
    28 days
    365 days
    30s
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  • Q11
    The spinning motion of a planet on its axis
    rotation
    tilting
    tipping
    revolution
    30s
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  • Q12
    describes phases following a new moon, as more of the Moon's lighted side becomes visible
    quarter
    waxing
    wailing
    waning
    30s
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  • Q13
    A number in a chemical formula that tells the number of atoms in a molecule
    yield
    coefficient
    subscript
    reactants
    30s
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  • Q14
    The amount of water vapor in the air
    precipitation
    air pressure
    moisture
    humidity
    30s
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  • Q15
    An underwater moutain chain where new ocean floor is formed
    mid-ocean ridge
    trench
    volcano
    seafloor spreading
    30s
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  • Q16
    the law that states that mass cannot be created or destroyed in ordinary chemical and physical changes
    law of action-reaction
    law of conservation of mass
    law of force and acceleration
    law of attraction
    30s
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  • Q17
    Speed of a vehicle that travels 450km in 2 hours
    112.5km/h
    225km/h
    900km/h
    452km/h
    30s
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  • Q18
    Earth's revolution around the Sun
    24 hours
    3.5 days
    28 days
    365 days
    30s
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  • Q19
    A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in an object.
    warmness
    coldness
    hotness
    temperature
    30s
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  • Q20
    An instrument used to measure wind speed
    anemometer
    barometer
    spectrometer
    weather vane
    30s
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