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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by Qalam
What protects Earth from ultraviolet radiation?
  1. space between Earth and the Sun
  2. the carbon dioxide layer
  3. the ozone layer
  4. the asteroid belt
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by lourdes_rivera
The two main factors to describe a region's climate are:
  1. temperature and precipitation
  2. precipitation and weather
  3. season and temperature
  4. winds and temperature
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by Qalam
Which of these best describes climate rather than weather?
  1. Wind speed is changing as a storm moves through an area.
  2. The temperature is decreasing in a slow-moving cold front
  3. Annual high temperatures in the summer have increased over many decades
  4. The rainfall during one year was greater than the rainfall during the following year.
Grade 6 :: Geomorphology by lynnette97
One way the atmosphere shapes Earth's surface is by
  1. winds
  2. floods
  3. earthquakes
  4. tunnels
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by outom964
A warm front often brings
  1. cirrus clouds
  2. fair conditions
  3. cool weather
  4. steady rain
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by lourdes_rivera
A tropical zone is:
  1. near the equator, between 23.5 degrees north and south latitude
  2. from about 66.5 to 90 degrees north and south latitudes
  3. warm or hot in summer; cool or cold in winter
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by lourdes_rivera
What zone receives direct or nearly direct sunlight year around:
  1. polar zone
  2. temperate zone
  3. tropical zone
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 :: Earths Layers by jct167
The thin layer around the earth's surface made of rocks and minerals is called the
  1. core
  2. mantle
  3. atmosphere
  4. crust
Grade 6 :: Environmental Science by Qalam
Which of the following sources of energy is considered an alternative resource?
  1. geothermal
  2. fossil fuels
  3. petroleum
  4. nuclear
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by rponugoti
What is the definition of climate?
  1. An area's long term weather pattern
  2. The state of the atmosphere at a given place and time
  3. When large air masses of different density, moisture, and temperature meet
  4. Large volume of air that has similar characteristics of temperature and water vapor content
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by rponugoti
What is weather?
  1. An area's long-term weather pattern.
  2. The state of the atmosphere at a given place or time.
  3. Large volume of air that has similar characteristics of temperature and water vapor content
  4. When large air masses of different density, moisture, and temperature meet
Grade 6 :: Earths Layers by jct167
The thick, hot, rocky layer around the outer core is called the
  1. mantle
  2. inner core
  3. crust
  4. atmosphere
Grade 6 :: Rocks by Aurora25
What are the three major types of rocks?
  1. solid, liquid, gas
  2. igneous, sedimentary, limestone
  3. sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic
  4. lava, magma, mantle
Grade 6 :: Rocks by lourdes_rivera
At the Earth's crust you can find:
  1. Oceanic basalt rock
  2. Dense and dark rocks
  3. Granite and less dense rocks
  4. all the above
Grade 6 :: Earths Layers by LBeth
The diagram below shows the layers of the Earth.

Layers Of The Earth

Which of the following best describes layer B?
  1. solid rock
  2. solid metal
  3. liquid and solid rock
  4. liquid and solid metal
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