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Topic: 4.7-4.8 Earth and Space

Quiz by Texas Education Agency

Grade 4
Science (2010)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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Grade 4
Science (2010)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

4.8.C: Earth and Space
4.7.A: Earth and Space
4.8.B: Earth and Space
4.8.A: Earth and Space
4.7.C: Earth and Space

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8 questions
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  • Q1
    The graph below shows changes in the length of the shadow of a tree during part of a day. If this day continues to be sunny, what will most likely happen to the length of the shadow from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M.?
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    The length of the shadow will increase.
    The length of the shadow will decrease.
    The length of the shadow will stay the same.
    The length of the shadow will decrease and then increase.
    60s
    4.8.C: Earth and Space
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  • Q2
    A student conducts an investigation using four identical cans, each with a hole in the bottom. The student fills each can with a different type of soil and then adds 200 milliliters (mL) of water to each can. The graduated cylinders in the diagram below show the amount of water that drains through the soil and out the bottom of each can. Some plants have roots that reach very deep underground. Which type of soil will most likely stop water from flowing to the deepest roots of these plants?
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    Soil 4
    Soil 2
    Soil 3
    Soil 1
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    4.7.A: Earth and Space
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  • Q3
    A diagram of the stages in the water cycle is shown below. Which of these observations would most likely be seen at Stage N?
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    Water flowing downhill
    The water level of a lake decreasing
    Fog forming along a highway
    Dark clouds forming in the sky
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    4.8.B: Earth and Space
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  • Q4
    Several students investigate the characteristics of soil. The students observe samples of common soils. In one sample they observe that water drains through the soil easily. When they rub the soil between their fingers, it feels rough and scratchy, and its particles feel hard. The soil the students observed is most likely —
    clay
    loam
    silt
    sand
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    4.7.A: Earth and Space
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  • Q5
    A student studies two Texas maps that showed some high temperatures for two days in October 2012. How many degrees Celsius did the high temperature increase in the city that had the greatest change in high temperature? Be sure to use the correct place value.
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    60s
    4.8.A: Earth and Space
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  • Q6
    Resources can be classified as renewable or nonrenewable. Which of these resources is classified in the same category as coal?
    Wood
    Petroleum
    Corn oil
    Wind
    60s
    4.7.C: Earth and Space
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  • Q7
    Which of these is a renewable resource?
    None of these
    Gasoline that contains some alcohol
    Wind produced by the uneven heating of Earth’s surface
    Natural gas pumped from deep underground
    60s
    4.7.C: Earth and Space
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  • Q8
    The pictures show a sidewalk at three different times on the same day. The changes were caused by the weather. Which table best describes the changes that most likely occurred between 6:00 A.M. and noon?
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    #texas/3f34b6c4-56bd-4ca2-b555-39be888e27c3/B.png
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    4.8.B: Earth and Space
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