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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 6 Environmental Science
Increase in human population impacts which of earth's spheres?
  1. biosphere only
  2. biosphere and hydrosphere only
  3. biosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere only
  4. biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and geosphere
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Environmental Science
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Tectonics
According to the plate tectonics theory, all of the following statements are true EXCEPT-
  1. The movement of the Earth's plates sometimes creates magma.
  2. Deposition causes earthquakes.
  3. Earth's landmasses were once part of the supercontinent Pangaea.
  4. The movement of the Earth's crust created mountains.
Grade 6 Tectonics
Which of these is not an energy wave from an earthquake?
  1. P waves
  2. S waves
  3. Surface waves
  4. Tidal waves
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is the Japanese word that means "harbor wave?"
  1. Hurricane
  2. Typhoon
  3. Tsunami
  4. Volcano
Grade 6 Geomorphology
When a volcano has not erupted for a long time and is quiet, why is it that people would want to live near it?
  1. A volcano removes trees.
  2. Soil made from weathered volcanic rock is very fertile and rich for farming.
  3. Volcanoes release various gases.
  4. Volcanoes are spectacular to watch.
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Which kind of weather is a low-pressure system most likely to bring?
  1. fair weather
  2. hot, sunny weather
  3. precipitation
  4. light breezes
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