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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Earth Science Questions

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Grade 9 :: Tectonics by swiftadam81
Grade 9 :: Tectonics by swiftadam81
Grade 9 :: Geomorphology by swiftadam81
Which is the largest type of volcano
  1. sheild
  2. composite
  3. cinder cone
  4. fissure
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 :: Tectonics by swiftadam81
Grade 9 :: Tectonics by swiftadam81
Name the type of boundary and strain that would be associated with a strike-slip fault
  1. shear and compression
  2. shear and transform
  3. compression and transform
  4. tension and divergent
Grade 9 :: Tectonics by McBobbo
The geographic rearranging of the continents on the earth's surface due to plate tectonics is known as what?
  1. Pangea
  2. Continental tectonics
  3. Continental Drift
  4. Inter continental landmass deviation
Grade 9 :: Tectonics by swiftadam81
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
Natural gas is a
  1. Kerogen
  2. Methane
  3. Renewable resource
  4. Nonrenewable resource
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 :: Geomorphology by MariaHarrington
Volcanoes formed by successive explosive eruptions
  1. composite
  2. shield
  3. cinder cone
  4. shield cone
Grade 9 :: Geomorphology by CaryBloomquist
A glacier will retreat if
  1. more ice accumulates than melts.
  2. it gains ice at the same rate that ice melts.
  3. more ice melts than accumulates.
  4. the ice melts slower than it accumulates.
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