Science Quiz (Middle - High School)

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52 Questions - Developed by: ThatboynamedJay - Developed on: - 1.804 taken

This is a quiz to test your knowledge ever since you were in 6th grade. Nobody has ever gotten 100% yet, will you? Take this quiz and find out!

  • 1
    What is matter?
    Weather
    Anything that has mass
    Anything that condenses
  • 2
    What are the three states of matter?
    None of these
    Cumulus, Stratus, fog
    Solid, liquid, gas
    Hail, rain, snow
  • 3
    How many planets is currently in our solar system?
    Seven
    Eight
    Nine
    Ten
  • 4
    What does a thermometer measure?
    Temperature
    Wind direction
    Air mass
    Wind speed
  • 5
    How long does it take Earth to make one whole rotation?
    365 days
    1 day
    16 hours
  • 6
    What is density?
    The humidity
    Air pressure
    The measure of mass per volume
    None of these
  • 7
    When you have a glass of ice water, why does the ice stay at the top instead of sinking?
    Ice is more dense than water
    None of these
    Ice is colder
    Ice is less dense than water
  • 8
    Which of the following is an element of the periodic table?
    Salt
    None of these
    Natural gas
    Nitrogen
  • 9
    What is a compound?
    None of these
    Two mixtures combined together
    Two elements combined together
  • 10
    When a person jumps on Earth, why does the person always come back down?
    Air pressure
    Weight
    Gravity
  • 11
    What is the Sun?
    A star
    A planet
    A galaxy
  • 12
    What is a solar eclipse?
    When the moon is directly in front of the sun from our view
    When Earth is closest to the sun
    When the moon is furthest away from the sun
  • 13
    If the Earth's Northern Hemisphere is tilted to towards the sun, they are having -
    Summer
    Spring
    Winter
    Fall
  • 14
    How much water makes up Earth?
    90%
    21%
    71%
    50%
  • 15
    If it's 2:00 A.M in Virginia, what time would it be in California?
    11:00 P.M
    12:00 A.M
    5:00 A.M
  • 16
    What part of the sun can only be seen during a total solar eclipse?
    Photosphere
    Core
    Corona
    Trophosphere
  • 17
    What layer of the Earth do we live on?
    Inner Core
    Outer Core
    Mantle
    Crust
  • 18
    What layer of the Sun is visible to us, but it's too bright to see?
    Photosphere
    Outer Core
    Core
    Troposphere
  • 19
    Why can't a human live on the moon?
    There's no water
    It's too warm
    It's too small
    None of these
  • 20
    In an experiment, what is known as the "if and then" statement?
    Hypotheses
    Conclusion
    Independent Variable
    Dependent Variable
  • 21
    When you touch a stove that's on, why do you get burned?
    None of these
    Radiation
    Conduction
    Convection
  • 22
    You go to the beach on a warm summer day. You forgot to put on sunscreen and you are left with a sunburn on your face. Why is this?
    You were out there for too long
    The Sun's UV rays met with your skin
    None of these
  • 23
    Which of the following is true?
    They both rise
    Warm air sinks and cold air rises
    Cold air sinks and warm air rises
    They both sink
    None of these
  • 24
    What is greenhouse effect?
    The natural force that pulls anything that has mass to Earth's surface
    The trapping of the Sun's heat in Earth's atmosphere
    Conduction
    Photosynthesis
  • 25
    What are clouds?
    Dust
    Very tiny water droplets in the air
    White puffy things
  • 26
    Why can't anyone land on Mercury?
    It's too close to the sun
    It's too far away
    The pressure there is too high
    It's too cold
  • 27
    If you notice Jupiter, it has a large dot on the surface. What is this dot called?
    The Big Red Spot
    A hurricane
    A tornado
  • 28
    Where do hurricanes form over?
    Land
    In the air
    Oceans
  • 29
    Which of the following is true?
    Light is the same speed at sound
    Sound is faster than light
    None of these are true
    Light is faster than sound
  • 30
    Why do thunderstorms mostly happen over the summer?
    None of these
    The temperature gets too hot and rises. Causing a disturbance in the atmosphere
    Temperatures change a lot
  • 31
    Most minerals are recognized by their -
    Color
    Texture
    Smell
    Size
  • 32
    When a mineral shines, the mineral has -
    A luster
    A streak
    None of these
  • 33
    What mineral is mainly used for kitchen counters?
    Calcite
    Shale
    Diamond
    Granite
    Pyrite
  • 34
    If a rock is permeable, what does this mean?
    No water can go through
    It's hard, like stone
    It's loose, like grantie
    Water can easily go through the pore spaces and cracks
  • 35
    Which of the following states border Virginia?
    Florida
    Maine
    South Carolina
    Maryland
  • 36
    What part of the ocean do trenches form in?
    None of these
    Guyotes
    Abyssal plains
    Continental slope
  • 37
    When you're floating in the ocean and ten minutes later you wake up and find that you are not in the spot that you started. Why is this?
    The waves move you
    Surface currents drift you away
    You
  • 38
    (Sorry about the previous question) What is an epicenter?
    A point of Earth's surface right above the focus of an Earthquake
    The start of an Earthquake
    The part of an Earthquake where the ground is disturbed
  • 39
    What layer of Earth's atmosphere does most weather occur?
    Exosphere
    None of these
    Stratosphere
    Mesosphere
  • 40
    How much oxygen is contained in Earth's atmosphere?
    21%
    0.03%
    50%
    70%
  • 41
    What is an example of Kinetic energy?
    A bird sitting on the fence
    None of these
    A dog running around the yard
  • 42
    If you were able to put Saturn in a swimming pool, it would float. Why?
    None of these
    It's more dense
    It's less dense
    It has rings to keep it up
  • 43
    When you go further down in the ocean, what happens?
    Temperature increases, pressure decreases
    Temperature drops, pressure increases
    The water becomes more salty
  • 44
    Which of the following is an example of Nekton in the ocean?
    All of these
    The water
    Plankton
    Starfish
    Sunfish
  • 45
    The age of a star can mainly be determined by their -
    Size
    Color
    None of these
    All of these
    Temperature
  • 46
    What element is made in thermometers?
    Mercury
    Sodium
    Sulfur
    None of these
  • 47
    When things heat up they ___.
    Turn colors
    Expand
    Break
    Shrink
  • 48
    What is an example of a fossil?
    Digging up your pet animal
    Digging up dinosaur bones
    Finding a shell on the beach
  • 49
    What is rock called under the ground?
    Sedimentary
    Lava
    Magma
  • 50
    What makes sand dunes?
    Rain
    Air
    Erosion
    Earth
  • 51
    Why do most hurricanes occur in Florida?
    It's cold
    It has a tropical climate
    It's closest to water
  • 52
    What is Science?
    Everything that we see
    Anything that has motion
    The practical activity encompassing the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world
    Experiments

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