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Earth is the third planet from the Sun. This placement most affects Earth's unique temperaturedifferentiationmoongravity and mantlecoreatmosphericlithospheric conditions. Question #4DragAndDrop Score: Click an item in the list or group of pictures at the bottom of the problem and holding your mouse button down, drag it into the correct position in the area. Release your mouse button when the item is place. If you change your mind, double-click one item to remove it, or click the Start Over button to clear all of your answers.Label the following topographic map. Click on a label below the
map to select it, and then click on the appropriate box on the map to place the label. (Increments for contour lines is 50 ft). Question #5DragAndDrop Score: Click an item in the list or group of pictures at the bottom of the problem and holding your mouse button down, drag it into the correct position in the area. Release your mouse button when the item is place. If you change your mind, double-click one item to remove it, or click the Start Over button to clear all of your answers.Label the following geologic map. Click on a label below the map to select it, and then click on the appropriate box on the map to place the label. Question #6MultipleChoice Score: Hydropower _____. uses the energy of moving wateris a nonrenewable energy sourcereleases toxins, like nitrogen oxidedepends on time of day and time of year Question #7MultipleChoice Score: The first law of thermodynamics states that energy can't be created or destroyed. If people can't create energy, where do we get energy to do work? the Sun and moonfood and fossil fuelsour heart and mindEarth's orbital momentum Question #8TextMultipleChoice Score: The most-accepted theory for the origin of the universe is called the oscillating universe theorynebular theorysteady state theorybig bang theory. This theory suggests that our universe explosively expanded into existence from a small, dense, hot singularity. Question #9MultipleChoice Score: Today, we have seven major continents. However, most geologists don't think it was like this 200 million years ago. They think there was just _____. one supercontinenttwo supercontinentsthree separate continentsfour separate continents Question #10MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. What major factors affected Earth's changing climates? meteor impactsvolcanic gasesearthquakesmass extinctionsMilankovitch cycles Question #11TrueFalse Score: Earth materials recycle and are balanced. Energy is balanced, but energy doesn't recycle. TrueFalse Question #12MultipleChoice Score: You find an extrusive igneous rock. It _____. was formed from lava cooling on Earth's surfacehas large crystals from cooling very slowlyis made of rock fragments, bone, and sedimentwas formed from heat and pressure Question #13MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Examine the following rock strata. Using the laws of biostratigraphy, which of the following statements are true about the relative ages of the rock layers and intrusion? Intrusion A is older than all of the rock layers.Layer B is older than intrusion A.Layers C, D, and E are older than intrusion A.Intrusion A is older than layers C, D, and E.Without additional information, you cannot tell the relative ages of intrusion A and rock layers C, D, and E.Layer B is older than layers C, D, and E. Question #14TextMultipleChoice Score: Just like our bodies, Earth's cycles tend to maintain a balance or equilibriumhydrationinternal temperatureinstability. Question #15TrueFalse Score: You can use radiometric dating on all minerals to tell their absolute age. TrueFalse Question #16MultipleChoice Score: The explosive force of a volcanic eruption depends on the type of magma in the magma chamber. The type of magma depends on its _____. viscosity, gas content, and silica contentviscosity, temperature, and water vapor contentgas, silica, and water vapor contentgas content, silica content, and pressure Question #17MultipleChoice Score: Because cosmologists can't go out into space and test all of their theories, they must depend on the cosmological principle. This principle assumes that _____. the universe stays at a steady stateany physical laws are the same for the entire universethe universe is going to eventually collapsethe universe is cooling down Question #18TextMultipleChoice Score: Radiometric dating is used to tell the absolute age of materials by studying the decay rate of radioactive isotopes. The decay rates of isotopes are constant and are expressed as parent isotopesdaughter isotopesquarter-liveshalf-lives . Question #19MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Both earthquakes and volcanoes are a result of _____. the Sun's energyplate tectonicssubductionseafloor spreading Question #20TextMultipleChoice Score: The law of cross-cutting or intrusive relationshipsoriginal lateral continuityoriginal horizontalitysuperposition suggests that older rock strata are at the bottom, and younger rock strata are at the top. Question #21MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Relative dating uses laws or principles of stratigraphy and paleontology. These laws of relative dating are: law of harmonieslaw of original horizontalitylaw of superpositionlaw of original lateral continuitylaw of gravity and oppositional forcelaw of cross-cutting or intrusive relationshipslaw of floral and faunal successionlaw of ellipses Question #22MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. What evidence supports the big bang theory of the origin of the universe? The Sun's heat and energy spread uniformly throughout the universe.Cosmic microwave background radiation and primordial helium gas were found.The redshift of light from distant stars and galaxies indicates that the universe is still expanding.The uniform structure of the galaxies. Question #23MultipleChoice Score: In an ecosystem, energy from the Sun is transferred by way of _____. food chains or webstranspirationkineticscondensation Question #24MultipleChoice Score: According to the geologic time scale, in what era did most types of animals first appear? HadeanPaleozoicMesozoicCenozoic Question #25MultipleChoice Score: Our solar system is thought to have started with the birth of our Sun, which formed from a cloud of interstellar dust and gas. This cloud condensed and eventually collapsed from its own gravitational pull. The heat and pressure built up, forming a protostar. Eventually nuclear fusion began. Planets formed from remaining dust and gas orbiting the protostar. This explanation best describes _____. the nebular theorythe big bang theorythe inflation theorythe condensation theory Question #26MultipleChoice Score: Rose quartz is pink and smoky quartz is gray. Which of the following statements is true? They have the same impurities.Color is the best way to identify a mineral.They will have the same color streak.Rose quartz is organic and smoky quartz is inorganic. Question #27MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following answers describes Kepler's laws? Planets orbit in elliptical patterns; the bigger the planet, the more gravitational pull; a planet's gravitational pull is stronger or weaker depending on its distance from the Sun.A planet's orbit covers equal distances in equal amounts of time; the speed of a planet's orbit depends on its distance from the Sun; the bigger the planet, the slower it moves.Planets orbit in elliptical patterns; a planet's orbit covers equal areas in equal amounts of time; planets' orbits are shorter or longer depending on their distance from the Sun. Question #28TextMultipleChoice Score: According to the Richter scale, a reading of 2.0 would cause nocatastrophicrelativeserious damage, as opposed to a reading of 7.0, which would cause minimalnoseriousrelative damage. Question #29Matching Score: Match each earthquake or volcanic feature with its description. 1. monocline very large, bowl-like feature formed from an explosive eruption 2. dike simple fold in rock layers 3. reverse fault raised block of rock between two normal faults 4. strike-slip fault feature formed from rock and ash 5. cinder cone volcano an underwater volcano that never surfaces 6. composite volcano break in rock formed from colliding plates; produced by compressional stress 7. horst feature formed from layers of ash and lava 8. seamount Earth's crust that rises high in elevation from colliding continental plates 9. folded mountains magma that squeezes into rock layers in a vertical sheet 10. caldera break in rock formed from plates moving parallel to each other, creates shear stress Question #30MultipleChoice Score: Many mass extinctions of life occurred due to major changes in _____. meteor impactsEarth's coreclimatewater sources Question #31MultipleChoice Score: What major event most likely spurred mammal diversification? mass extinction of the dinosaurswarm climatefirst flowering plantsfirst primates Question #32MultipleChoice Score: The two laws that best explain how the planets are able to stay in orbit about the Sun are _____. Kepler's 1st and 2nd laws of planetary motionKepler's law of ellipses and Newton's law of inertiaNewton's laws of gravity and inertiaNewton's 2nd and 3rd laws of motion Question #33MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Which of the following are sources of biomass? woodthe Sunmanurewaterpaper trashfood crops Question #34MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following tests can best help you classify a rock as sedimentary, metamorphic, or igneous? Pour acid on it and see if it bubbles.Examine its layers, texture, and color.Hold a light to it and examine its luster.Examine its streak color. Question #35TextMultipleChoice Score: The strength of an earthquake can be measured by a Mercalli intensitytiltmeterRichtercorrelation spectrometer scale, while the aftereffects or damage from an earthquake is measured by a moment magnitudeRichterMercalli intensitycorrelation spectrometer scale. Question #36MultipleChoice Score: I am one of the most dynamic processes of Earth. I help recycle Earth's materials. I move Earth's crustal plates, creating many different geological surface features. I am also the cause of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and volcanoes. What am I? continental driftplate tectonicshydrologic cycleseafloor spreading Question #37MultipleChoice Score: The major difference between Earth and the other planets in our solar system is that _____. Earth has an atmosphereEarth has a lithosphereEarth has a biosphereEarth has a cryosphere Question #38MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following rocks would you most likely find in a cave? conglomeratefoliated metamorphic rockchemical sedimentary rockintrusive igneous rock Question #39MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Which of the following tests can help identify a mineral? Scratch it against a streak plate to see the color of its residue.Place it in water and see if it floats.Hold light to it and examine its luster.Hit it with a hammer and see how it breaks.Examine its texture and see if it's rough, smooth, or glassy. Question #40MultipleChoice Score: Convection is a process of heat transfer. In the earth, convection occurs because of heat and pressure from the core. Which animation best describes convection? ABC Question #41MultipleChoice Score: What object in our solar system has the greatest gravitational pull, and why? Mercury, because it's the smallest planet in the solar system.The moon, because it's able to keep Earth balanced on its axis.Earth, because it's able to keep water and an atmosphere that supports life.The Sun, because it's the largest body in the solar system. Question #42Matching Score: Match the layers of Earth with their most significant dynamic quality. 1. core layer where tectonic plates collide, spread, and rub, creating surface features and events, like volcanoes and earthquakes 2. mantle layer where convection currents circulate, driving plate tectonics 3. crust source of Earth's internal energy and magnetic field Question #43MultipleChoice Score: What was first responsible for changing the formerly poisonous atmosphere to an oxygen-rich atmosphere, as we have today? meteor impactsvolcanic gasesearthquakesphotosynthetic bacteria (cyanobacteria) Question #44MultipleChoice Score: Minerals _____. can be solids, liquids, or gaseshave a crystalline structuremust be homogeneous and organiccannot be made from compounds
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User: Earth is the third planet from the Sun. This placement most affects Earth's unique temperaturedifferentiationmoongravity and mantlecoreatmosphericlithospheric conditions. Question #4DragAndDrop Score: Click an item in the list or group of pictures at the bottom of the problem and holding your mouse button down, drag it into the correct position in the area. Release your mouse button when the item is place. If you change your mind, double-click one item to remove it, or click the Start Over button to clear all of your answers.Label the following topographic map. Click on a label below the map to select it, and then click on the appropriate box on the map to place the label. (Increments for contour lines is 50 ft). Question #5DragAndDrop Score: Click an item in the list or group of pictures at the bottom of the problem and holding your mouse button down, drag it into the correct position in the area. Release your mouse button when the item is place. If you change your mind, double-click one item to remove it, or click the Start Over button to clear all of your answers.Label the following geologic map. Click on a label below the map to select it, and then click on the appropriate box on the map to place the label. Question #6MultipleChoice Score: Hydropower _____. uses the energy of moving wateris a nonrenewable energy sourcereleases toxins, like nitrogen oxidedepends on time of day and time of year Question #7MultipleChoice Score: The first law of thermodynamics states that energy can't be created or destroyed. If people can't create energy, where do we get energy to do work? the Sun and moonfood and fossil fuelsour heart and mindEarth's orbital momentum Question #8TextMultipleChoice Score: The most-accepted theory for the origin of the universe is called the oscillating universe theorynebular theorysteady state theorybig bang theory. This theory suggests that our universe explosively expanded into existence from a small, dense, hot singularity. Question #9MultipleChoice Score: Today, we have seven major continents. However, most geologists don't think it was like this 200 million years ago. They think there was just _____. one supercontinenttwo supercontinentsthree separate continentsfour separate continents Question #10MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. What major factors affected Earth's changing climates? meteor impactsvolcanic gasesearthquakesmass extinctionsMilankovitch cycles Question #11TrueFalse Score: Earth materials recycle and are balanced. Energy is balanced, but energy doesn't recycle. TrueFalse Question #12MultipleChoice Score: You find an extrusive igneous rock. It _____. was formed from lava cooling on Earth's surfacehas large crystals from cooling very slowlyis made of rock fragments, bone, and sedimentwas formed from heat and pressure Question #13MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Examine the following rock strata. Using the laws of biostratigraphy, which of the following statements are true about the relative ages of the rock layers and intrusion? Intrusion A is older than all of the rock layers.Layer B is older than intrusion A.Layers C, D, and E are older than intrusion A.Intrusion A is older than layers C, D, and E.Without additional information, you cannot tell the relative ages of intrusion A and rock layers C, D, and E.Layer B is older than layers C, D, and E. Question #14TextMultipleChoice Score: Just like our bodies, Earth's cycles tend to maintain a balance or equilibriumhydrationinternal temperatureinstability. Question #15TrueFalse Score: You can use radiometric dating on all minerals to tell their absolute age. TrueFalse Question #16MultipleChoice Score: The explosive force of a volcanic eruption depends on the type of magma in the magma chamber. The type of magma depends on its _____. viscosity, gas content, and silica contentviscosity, temperature, and water vapor contentgas, silica, and water vapor contentgas content, silica content, and pressure Question #17MultipleChoice Score: Because cosmologists can't go out into space and test all of their theories, they must depend on the cosmological principle. This principle assumes that _____. the universe stays at a steady stateany physical laws are the same for the entire universethe universe is going to eventually collapsethe universe is cooling down Question #18TextMultipleChoice Score: Radiometric dating is used to tell the absolute age of materials by studying the decay rate of radioactive isotopes. The decay rates of isotopes are constant and are expressed as parent isotopesdaughter isotopesquarter-liveshalf-lives . Question #19MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Both earthquakes and volcanoes are a result of _____. the Sun's energyplate tectonicssubductionseafloor spreading Question #20TextMultipleChoice Score: The law of cross-cutting or intrusive relationshipsoriginal lateral continuityoriginal horizontalitysuperposition suggests that older rock strata are at the bottom, and younger rock strata are at the top. Question #21MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Relative dating uses laws or principles of stratigraphy and paleontology. These laws of relative dating are: law of harmonieslaw of original horizontalitylaw of superpositionlaw of original lateral continuitylaw of gravity and oppositional forcelaw of cross-cutting or intrusive relationshipslaw of floral and faunal successionlaw of ellipses Question #22MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. What evidence supports the big bang theory of the origin of the universe? The Sun's heat and energy spread uniformly throughout the universe.Cosmic microwave background radiation and primordial helium gas were found.The redshift of light from distant stars and galaxies indicates that the universe is still expanding.The uniform structure of the galaxies. Question #23MultipleChoice Score: In an ecosystem, energy from the Sun is transferred by way of _____. food chains or webstranspirationkineticscondensation Question #24MultipleChoice Score: According to the geologic time scale, in what era did most types of animals first appear? HadeanPaleozoicMesozoicCenozoic Question #25MultipleChoice Score: Our solar system is thought to have started with the birth of our Sun, which formed from a cloud of interstellar dust and gas. This cloud condensed and eventually collapsed from its own gravitational pull. The heat and pressure built up, forming a protostar. Eventually nuclear fusion began. Planets formed from remaining dust and gas orbiting the protostar. This explanation best describes _____. the nebular theorythe big bang theorythe inflation theorythe condensation theory Question #26MultipleChoice Score: Rose quartz is pink and smoky quartz is gray. Which of the following statements is true? They have the same impurities.Color is the best way to identify a mineral.They will have the same color streak.Rose quartz is organic and smoky quartz is inorganic. Question #27MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following answers describes Kepler's laws? Planets orbit in elliptical patterns; the bigger the planet, the more gravitational pull; a planet's gravitational pull is stronger or weaker depending on its distance from the Sun.A planet's orbit covers equal distances in equal amounts of time; the speed of a planet's orbit depends on its distance from the Sun; the bigger the planet, the slower it moves.Planets orbit in elliptical patterns; a planet's orbit covers equal areas in equal amounts of time; planets' orbits are shorter or longer depending on their distance from the Sun. Question #28TextMultipleChoice Score: According to the Richter scale, a reading of 2.0 would cause nocatastrophicrelativeserious damage, as opposed to a reading of 7.0, which would cause minimalnoseriousrelative damage. Question #29Matching Score: Match each earthquake or volcanic feature with its description. 1. monocline very large, bowl-like feature formed from an explosive eruption 2. dike simple fold in rock layers 3. reverse fault raised block of rock between two normal faults 4. strike-slip fault feature formed from rock and ash 5. cinder cone volcano an underwater volcano that never surfaces 6. composite volcano break in rock formed from colliding plates; produced by compressional stress 7. horst feature formed from layers of ash and lava 8. seamount Earth's crust that rises high in elevation from colliding continental plates 9. folded mountains magma that squeezes into rock layers in a vertical sheet 10. caldera break in rock formed from plates moving parallel to each other, creates shear stress Question #30MultipleChoice Score: Many mass extinctions of life occurred due to major changes in _____. meteor impactsEarth's coreclimatewater sources Question #31MultipleChoice Score: What major event most likely spurred mammal diversification? mass extinction of the dinosaurswarm climatefirst flowering plantsfirst primates Question #32MultipleChoice Score: The two laws that best explain how the planets are able to stay in orbit about the Sun are _____. Kepler's 1st and 2nd laws of planetary motionKepler's law of ellipses and Newton's law of inertiaNewton's laws of gravity and inertiaNewton's 2nd and 3rd laws of motion Question #33MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Which of the following are sources of biomass? woodthe Sunmanurewaterpaper trashfood crops Question #34MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following tests can best help you classify a rock as sedimentary, metamorphic, or igneous? Pour acid on it and see if it bubbles.Examine its layers, texture, and color.Hold a light to it and examine its luster.Examine its streak color. Question #35TextMultipleChoice Score: The strength of an earthquake can be measured by a Mercalli intensitytiltmeterRichtercorrelation spectrometer scale, while the aftereffects or damage from an earthquake is measured by a moment magnitudeRichterMercalli intensitycorrelation spectrometer scale. Question #36MultipleChoice Score: I am one of the most dynamic processes of Earth. I help recycle Earth's materials. I move Earth's crustal plates, creating many different geological surface features. I am also the cause of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and volcanoes. What am I? continental driftplate tectonicshydrologic cycleseafloor spreading Question #37MultipleChoice Score: The major difference between Earth and the other planets in our solar system is that _____. Earth has an atmosphereEarth has a lithosphereEarth has a biosphereEarth has a cryosphere Question #38MultipleChoice Score: Which of the following rocks would you most likely find in a cave? conglomeratefoliated metamorphic rockchemical sedimentary rockintrusive igneous rock Question #39MultipleSelect Score: Select all of the answers that apply. Which of the following tests can help identify a mineral? Scratch it against a streak plate to see the color of its residue.Place it in water and see if it floats.Hold light to it and examine its luster.Hit it with a hammer and see how it breaks.Examine its texture and see if it's rough, smooth, or glassy. Question #40MultipleChoice Score: Convection is a process of heat transfer. In the earth, convection occurs because of heat and pressure from the core. Which animation best describes convection? ABC Question #41MultipleChoice Score: What object in our solar system has the greatest gravitational pull, and why? Mercury, because it's the smallest planet in the solar system.The moon, because it's able to keep Earth balanced on its axis.Earth, because it's able to keep water and an atmosphere that supports life.The Sun, because it's the largest body in the solar system. Question #42Matching Score: Match the layers of Earth with their most significant dynamic quality. 1. core layer where tectonic plates collide, spread, and rub, creating surface features and events, like volcanoes and earthquakes 2. mantle layer where convection currents circulate, driving plate tectonics 3. crust source of Earth's internal energy and magnetic field Question #43MultipleChoice Score: What was first responsible for changing the formerly poisonous atmosphere to an oxygen-rich atmosphere, as we have today? meteor impactsvolcanic gasesearthquakesphotosynthetic bacteria (cyanobacteria) Question #44MultipleChoice Score: Minerals _____. can be solids, liquids, or gaseshave a crystalline structuremust be homogeneous and organiccannot be made from compounds

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