Earth Science Mid-Term

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Which of the following is our galactic address?
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Which of the following comes first in the scientific method?
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You look outside and you see clear skies. What type of pressure system do you have?
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Coriolis Affect is due to the spinning of the planet. What does this cause our winds, hurricanes, and tornado to do?
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What causes us to have seasons?
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Where does the energy for our planet come from?
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You wake up and there is snow coming down and when you looked at the news, you realized that two cold fronts collided. What type of Front is this?
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What is the theoretical point in space where the gravity of two objects cancel out?
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You calculate the speed of a football player running and the rate it takes to reach the end of the field. The rate it takes is the....
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This layer of the atmosphere is responsible for the burning of meters and is the coldest layer
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Which would show drastic change in pressure
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You have strong Thunderstorms after a heat from moved out. What type of Frontal system is this?
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A warm front and a cold front meet head on. What type of front is created?
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What is the cause of Global Warming?
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Every 28,000 years the Earths pole rotates. The first 14,000 years the North Pole points to Polaris. The second 14,000 years it points to Vega. This wobble is known as...
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What type of reaction creating the energy from the sun?
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Which of the following is a biotic?
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Which gas is the most abundant in our atmosphere?
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What is the reason the Earth has a bulge at the equator?
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Which of the following is abiotic?
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The unequal heating of the planet creates what?
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Tides are primarily caused by...
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This layer warms up as you increase altitude because of the Ozone Layer.
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What type of heat transfer brings energy from the Sun through Space?
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The atmospheric trend that can be seen over a long period of time is the areas...
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What type of reaction is the splitting of an atom to create energy?
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What fuels hurricanes?
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Hot air rises and falls when it cools. This an example of what type of heat transfer?
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As the Earth orbits the sun, It bobs up and down as it revolves. This motion is known as....
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lines on a weather map that show different levels of pressure are called...
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Changes in pressure creates...
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Weather occurs in what level of the atmosphere?
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Creating graphs from data and looking for trends would be what part of the scientific method?
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Super Cell storms can produce what....
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Northwestern portion of South America became unusually warm and rainy. Australia went through a drought. Here in North Carolina we have a slightly cooler and wetter winter. What is the most likely cause of this weather?