5th Earth Science Test

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In the Northern hemisphere when it is summer, it is ____in the southern hemisphere.
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The summer solstice is the _____ day of the year.
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______ is the hottest planet due to the thick CO2 atmosphere.
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_____ is the only planet that rotates retrograde on its side.
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When a warm air front and a cold air front collide, ____ are created.
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All of the following are known as the inner planets EXCEPT
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The moon completes its cycle approximately every
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During the rock cycle, rock formed from intense heat and pressure is called
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Erosion and weathering occur by
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The moon is approximately _____ the size of the earth?
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Erosion is the _____ of sediment. This is often visible in rivers, mudslildes, evolanches.
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Fossils are typically found in which type of rock?
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The orbital pattern of the earth around the sun is called a
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During the rock cycle, rock formed from breaking down of small pieces of other rock is called ___. This makes up 75% of the rock on earth's crust.
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If a student was placed on the the surface of venus, would the mass change?
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The dark spots on the sun are a different color than the rest of the sun because
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All of the following are examples of precipitation except
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During the rock cycle, rock that is formed through volcanoes is called ___. This often has air pockets.
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It takes approximately 24 hours for the earth to make a complete
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As layers settle in rock, the organisms get trapped and become fossils over time. Which fossil is the oldest?
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The lunar phases of the moon are visible because
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If a student was placed on Jupiter, the mass would NOT change but the student would weigh ___ due to the gravitational pull on the sun.
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Rivers create a ____ shape valley.
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The sun is the source of all energy on Earth. Which of the following is the source of the sun's energy?
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The earth's seasons are a result of the
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The sun provides tremendous amounts of heat to Earth. The heating is uneven. This uneven heating of Earth causes
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Glaciers create ___ shaped valleys.
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A river delta has a ______-shape. This is from slow deposition of sediment as once fast moving rivers begin slowing and moving towards the ocean.
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The tilt of the earth is approximately
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In the Northern hemisphere, we receive our weather patterns from which directions?
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The inner and the outer planets are divided by the
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The weight of a boy is greatest on Jupiter. Why?
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Erosion occurs on Earth but does not occur on the moon. Which statements describes the reasons why erosion occurs on Earth but not on the moon?