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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) 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 :: Forces and Motion by Qalam
A                 is a push or a pull.
  1. acceleration
  2. force
  3. motion
  4. velocity
Grade 6 :: Ecology by Qalam
Some beetles break down the remains of dead animals. Some mushrooms breakdown the remains of dead trees. How do these actions most benefit plants?
  1. By returning nutrients to the soil
  2. By releasing oxygen into the air
  3. By making space for new animals
  4. By decreasing the population of herbivores
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 :: Magnetism and Electricity by SGC315
What do you call a material that does not allow electricity to flow throught it?
  1. conductor
  2. insulator
  3. glass
  4. static
Grade 6 :: Magnetism and Electricity by Qalam
Which of these is the best conductor of electricity?
  1. Copper penny
  2. Glassrod
  3. Plastic tubing
  4. Cotton string
Grade 6 :: Acids and Bases by SGC315
A substance that changes color when exposed to acid or base solutions is called
  1. salt
  2. indicator
  3. molecule
  4. ion
Grade 6 :: Atmosphere by outom964
A warm front often brings
  1. cirrus clouds
  2. fair conditions
  3. cool weather
  4. steady rain
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 :: Phases of Matter by yousef12345
Their molecules are tightly packed together.
  1. Solids
  2. Liquids
  3. Gases
Grade 6 :: Properties of Matter by trigg
Hardness, shape, color, texture, and size are all                of matter.
  1. properties
  2. areas
  3. liquids
  4. gases
Grade 6 :: Lab Practices and Tools by Aundre
What weather tool measures wind direction?
  1. Wind Vane
  2. Anemometer
  3. Thermometer
  4. Barometer
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 :: Magnetism and Electricity by SGC315
Which of these things affect the strength of an electromagnet?
  1. the size of the core
  2. number of coils around the core
  3. shape of the core
  4. color of the core
  5. size of the poles
  6. thickness of the wire
  7. distance between the poles
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