Science Quiz For Grade 5

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    True or False: The Earth is rotating while revolving around the sun while the moon is revolving around the earth

    • True
    • False
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    White Light _____ in a ______

    • Reflect and Refract
    • Reflects and Prism
    • Refract and Prism
    • Light and Bends
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    What is the 5th Planet in our Solar System?

    • Venus
    • Saturn
    • Jupiter
    • Mars
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    Which of these describes how a canyon was most likely formed?

    • Floods eroded the sandstone away from the canyon walls.
    • Glaciers eroded the canyon rock as they melted and moved.
    • Ice wedged into cracks in the rock and weathered the canyon walls.
    • Wind blew large rocks that smashed against the canyon walls.
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    An energy company wants to build a hydroelectric power plant. Which of these characteristics of an area is most important to the development of a hydroelectric power plant?

    • The area has a cool, rainy climate.
    • The area is located in a valley with very little wind and frequent heavy fog.
    • The area has a river that flows rapidly from nearby mountains through a valley.
    • The area has no geysers or hot springs.
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    Which alternative energy source is generated beneath Earth’s crust and can be used to heat buildings?

    • Hydroelectric energy
    • Geothermal energy
    • Wind energy
    • Solar energy
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    Each school year for 30 years, the amount of rain that fell at a school was measured and recorded. Tracking rainfall over a long period provides the most information about which characteristics of an area?

    • Climate
    • Temperature of one day
    • Weather
    • Type of soil
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    Which of these cycles is a direct result of Earth’s rotation?

    • Day and Night
    • Moon Phases
    • Rainfall and Evaporation
    • Seasons
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    Scientists use telescopes to make distant object appear closer. Some parts of the telescope are shown here. Which of the following best describes what is happening?

    • The objective lens produces light
    • The objective lens blocks light
    • The objective lens reflects light
    • The objective lens refracts light
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    Which of these best describes climate rather than weather?

    • Wind speed is changing as a storm moves through
    • The temperature is decreasing due to a cold front
    • Annual high temperatures in the summer have increased over decades
    • It is a cold cloudy day outside
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    In the fall and winter many trees lose their leaves in response to cooler temperatures and —

    • A Decrease in average wind Speed
    • Fewer Hours Of Daylight
    • An increase in humidity
    • More Direct Sunlight
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    Which of these cycles is a direct result of Earth’s rotation?

    • Day and Night
    • Moon Phases
    • Rainfall and Evaporation
    • Seasons
  • Question of

    Which of these helps an animal protect itself from predators?

    • Food
    • Camouflage
    • Fire
    • Migration
    • MIgration
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    What is a force that occurs when one object rubs against another object?

    • Friction
    • Conduction
    • Radiation
    • Magnetism
  • Question of

    What does your cardiovascular system do?

    • Delivers calcium to your bones
    • Digests food
    • Circulates blood and oxygen around your body
    • Controls your limbs
  • Question of

    Two bones join together at the ____.

    • Skeleton
    • Joint
    • Ribs
    • Spine
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    The scientific term for where an organism lives.

    • Habitat
    • Ocean
    • Tree
    • Grass
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    What is solar energy?

    • Windmills
    • Electric cars
    • Rechargeable batteries
    • Energy from the sun
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    What is migration?

    • Aging
    • Change from one form to another
    • Hibernation
    • Movement from one place to another
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    What equipment is best for viewing cells?

    • Periscope
    • Stethoscope
    • Telescope
    • Microscope
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    What is the source of energy for producers?

    • The Earth
    • The Wind
    • The Sun
    • Water
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    What kind of organism comes last in every food chain?

    • Omnivores
    • Consumers
    • Producers
    • Decomposers
  • Question of

    Transpiration is a process in plants that is responsible for:

    • Making of Food
    • Making of Water
    • Losing Water
    • Losing Food
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    When a plant performs the process of photosynthesis, what is produced?

    • Carbon dioxide
    • Nitrogen
    • Oxygen
    • Green pigment
  • Question of

    Plants are also called:

    • Consumers
    • Producers
    • Herbivores
    • Decomposers
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    A food web is:

    • A web made out of food
    • A spider’s eating habits
    • Inter lapping food chains
    • Never heard of it
  • Question of

    The correct order of the following sequence ( rabbit, fox, carrots, fungi) in a food chain would be:

    • Carrots, fox, rabbit, fungi
    • Fungi, rabbit, fox, carrot
    • Carrot, rabbit, fox, fungi
    • None of the above
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    How are nutrients returned to the ecosystem by:

    • Decomposers
    • Producers
    • Consumers
    • Scavengers
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    What is the force that pulls any two objects toward each other?

    • Weight
    • Volume
    • Gravity
    • Electricity
  • Question of

    Which of these words means “protecting resources”?

    • Rotation
    • Pollution
    • Conservation
    • Agriculture

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