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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Quarries are
  1. big underground mines
  2. small open-pit mines
  3. mines where dynamite is used
  4. mines where water is used
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
A renewable resource made of a mixture of minerals, organic matter, water, air, and live organisms.
  1. mineral base resource
  2. nonmineral base resource
  3. crushed stone
  4. soil
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Peat is
  1. lignite formed by compaction
  2. a renewable resource used as fertilizer
  3. a tropical plant fossil
  4. lightly compressed mass of plant remains
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Natural gas is a
  1. Kerogen
  2. Methane
  3. Renewable resource
  4. Nonrenewable resource
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Fossil fuels are
  1. Nonrenewable resources
  2. Coal
  3. Petroleum
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Nearly 90% of the energy used by the United States comes from
  1. fossil fuels
  2. solar power
  3. geothermal power
  4. hydroelectric power
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
"Passive" and "active" systems may be used to produce
  1. wind power
  2. solar power
  3. geothermal power
  4. plutonium power
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
EPA stands for
  1. Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Environmental Pact Agency
  3. Environmental Pact Agent
  4. Environmental Protection Agent
Grade 9 :: Historical Geology by MariaHarrington
The "Carboniferous Period"
  1. was the period when fossil fuel reserves started forming
  2. was the period when carbon was abundant in Earth's atmosphere
  3. only a
  4. both a and b
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
Grade 9 :: Environmental Science by MariaHarrington
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