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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 6 :: Tectonics by murray1901
What do geologists call the earth's crust and upper mantle?
  1. athenosphere
  2. lithosphere
  3. mesosphere
  4. atmosphere
Grade 6 :: Tectonics by murray1901
The theory of plate movement and how the continents moved apart over time is called.
  1. continental rift
  2. plate dynamics
  3. continental boundaries
  4. plate tectonics
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 :: 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 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 :: Atmosphere by outom964
A warm front often brings
  1. cirrus clouds
  2. fair conditions
  3. cool weather
  4. steady rain
Grade 6 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by outom964
In the water cycle, water moves from oceans to the atmosphere by
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. precipitation
  4. runoff
Grade 6 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by greenerkim
What force is mostly responsible for tides?
  1. the gravity of the Sun
  2. the gravity of the Earth
  3. the gravity of the Moon
  4. wind
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by outom964
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 :: Earth's Layers by jct167
Grade 6 :: Environmental Science by Stodola
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 :: Tectonics by rose2012
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