Earth Science Grade 5 Practice Quiz

Question 1 of 15

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Which layer surrounds the earth and protects it from too much sunlight?

Select one of the following:

  • hydrosphere

  • atmosphere

Question 2 of 15

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What is the lithosphere made of?

Select one of the following:

  • rocks, soil, and minerals

  • gases surrounding the earth

Question 3 of 15

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Which layer do people build things on?

Select one of the following:

  • lithosphere

  • mantle

Question 4 of 15

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How does deposition change the earth's surface?

Select one of the following:

  • It stops a river's flow.

  • It drops eroded materials in new places.

Question 5 of 15

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During the rock cycle, rocks

Select one of the following:

  • erode

  • change

Question 6 of 15

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When molten mantle rises from inside the earth and cools, it hardens into igneous rock.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 15

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Water causes physical weathering when it combines with carbon dioxide and dissolves limestone.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 15

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Erosion from strong winds can occur when topsoil and sand is carried away.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 15

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Sedimentary rock forms when layers of solid particles are cemented together with water flowing from rivers, lakes, or oceans.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 15

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If you took a journey to the center of the earth, you would find a core of solid, very hot metals.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 15

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A guess or idea is another word for .

Question 12 of 15

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New land formed at the mouth of a river by deposition is called a .

Question 13 of 15

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Plate tectonics is considered a .

Question 14 of 15

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Igneous or sedimentary rock that has changed by heat or pressure is called .

Question 15 of 15

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Sand grains that have been cemented together form .

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Earth Science Grade 5 Practice Quiz

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