Cumulative Exam Review – Semester I

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Humans first appeared on Earth approximately 140,000,000 years ago.
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False
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The four types of mountains are folded, upwarped, volcanic, and fault-block.
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True
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Use the data in the paragraph below to make a table. Use your table to answer the question below. During the championship series, the school basketball team earned 24 points in the first game, 28 points in the second game, 33 points in the third game, 42 points in the fourth game, and 49 points in the last game. Which of the following statements is supported by data in your table? a. The team earned fewer points each game b. The team earned at least 24 points each game. c. The team scored the most points in the third game. d. The team’s highest score was 10 points higher than their lowest score.
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b. The team earned at least 24 points each game.
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Sedimentary rocks are only formed when sediments are compacted together by extreme pressure.
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False
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An object can fossilize if it is buried slowly and has hard parts.
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False
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Beaches, spits, sandbars and barrier beaches are all land features that are created by a. land erosion c. wind transfer b. wave erosion d. deposits
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d. deposits
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The 2 kinds of glaciers are called a. continental, valley c. till and kettle b. continent, mountain d. plucking and moraine
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a. continental, valley
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Metamorphic rocks are formed by a combination of heat, pressure, or hot fluids acting on an igneous, sedimentary, or other metamorphic rock.
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True
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Hot springs and geysers are examples of geothermal activity.
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True
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The three types of seismic waves are P waves, S waves and T waves.
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False
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What system includes oxygen, nitrogen, and ozone? a. geosphere b. hydrosphere c. atmosphere d. biosphere
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c. atmosphere
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Please select the word from the list that best fits the definition Used to show percentage values
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Circle graph
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Which of the following is NOT a major concept involved in the study of Earth Science? a. Earth’s History c. Earth in the Solar System b. The Structure of the Earth System d. All are major concepts
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d. All are major concepts
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Minerals will form from magma and lava as the lava cools; the rate of cooling will determine the crystal size in the mineral formed.
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True
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Alluvial fans, deltas and depostion are examples of land formations that are formed from deposits by rivers.
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True
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A scientific theory _______. a. describes what occurs every time in a given situation b. is not validated by experimentation c. can never be changed d. is an explanation for a set of events
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d. is an explanation for a set of events
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Organisms stay the same due to evolution, natural selection and artificial selection
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False
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The higher the elevation the slower the weathering will occur.
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False
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Intrusive igneous rock forms in magma or lava on the Earth’s surface as it cools.
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False
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Find the range, mean, median, and mode of the following data set. 21, 14, 2, 9, 12, 3, 1, 8, 20 a. Range 17 Mean 10 Median 9 Mode 9 c. Range 20 Mean 11 Median 9 Mode none b. Range 20 Mean 10 Median 12 Mode none d. Range 20 Mean 10 Median 9 Mode none
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d. Range 20 Mean 10 Median 9 Mode none
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The process in which water changes its potential energy to kinetic energy as it moves from upstream to downstream is called load affect.
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False
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Species developed harder shelled eggs to raise them on land, this is to adapt to the changes in the enviorment during the Cenozoic era.
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False
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Scientists use the scientific inquiry process in conducting experiments to document their process so others can repeat the experiment and verify the results.
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True
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Every year _______ species go extinct. a. 3 b. 72 c. 1000 d. 20000
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d. 20000
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Anticline and syncline are the two major types of folds found in the Earth’s crust.
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True

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