Science Quiz (Middle - High School)

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52 Questions - Developed by: ThatboynamedJay - Developed on: - 4.999 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?
    Hail, rain, snow
    None of these
    Solid, liquid, gas
    Cumulus, Stratus, fog
  • 3
    How many planets is currently in our solar system?
    Eight
    Seven
    Nine
    Ten
  • 4
    What does a thermometer measure?
    Temperature
    Air mass
    Wind speed
    Wind direction
  • 5
    How long does it take Earth to make one whole rotation?
    365 days
    1 day
    16 hours
  • 6
    What is density?
    The humidity
    None of these
    Air pressure
    The measure of mass per volume
  • 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 less dense than water
    Ice is colder
  • 8
    Which of the following is an element of the periodic table?
    Salt
    Nitrogen
    None of these
    Natural gas
  • 9
    What is a compound?
    Two mixtures combined together
    None of these
    Two elements combined together
  • 10
    When a person jumps on Earth, why does the person always come back down?
    Weight
    Air pressure
    Gravity
  • 11
    What is the Sun?
    A galaxy
    A star
    A planet
  • 12
    What is a solar eclipse?
    When the moon is furthest away from the sun
    When the moon is directly in front of the sun from our view
    When Earth is closest to the sun
  • 13
    If the Earth's Northern Hemisphere is tilted to towards the sun, they are having -
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Fall
  • 14
    How much water makes up Earth?
    50%
    90%
    71%
    21%
  • 15
    If it's 2:00 A.M in Virginia, what time would it be in California?
    5:00 A.M
    11:00 P.M
    12:00 A.M
  • 16
    What part of the sun can only be seen during a total solar eclipse?
    Photosphere
    Core
    Trophosphere
    Corona
  • 17
    What layer of the Earth do we live on?
    Inner Core
    Crust
    Outer Core
    Mantle
  • 18
    What layer of the Sun is visible to us, but it's too bright to see?
    Photosphere
    Outer Core
    Troposphere
    Core
  • 19
    Why can't a human live on the moon?
    It's too warm
    There's no water
    It's too small
    None of these
  • 20
    In an experiment, what is known as the "if and then" statement?
    Conclusion
    Independent Variable
    Hypotheses
    Dependent Variable
  • 21
    When you touch a stove that's on, why do you get burned?
    None of these
    Radiation
    Convection
    Conduction
  • 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
    None of these
    The Sun's UV rays met with your skin
  • 23
    Which of the following is true?
    Cold air sinks and warm air rises
    None of these
    They both sink
    Warm air sinks and cold air rises
    They both rise
  • 24
    What is greenhouse effect?
    Conduction
    The natural force that pulls anything that has mass to Earth's surface
    Photosynthesis
    The trapping of the Sun's heat in Earth's atmosphere
  • 25
    What are clouds?
    White puffy things
    Dust
    Very tiny water droplets in the air
  • 26
    Why can't anyone land on Mercury?
    The pressure there is too high
    It's too far away
    It's too cold
    It's too close to the sun
  • 27
    If you notice Jupiter, it has a large dot on the surface. What is this dot called?
    A tornado
    The Big Red Spot
    A hurricane
  • 28
    Where do hurricanes form over?
    Land
    Oceans
    In the air
  • 29
    Which of the following is true?
    Light is the same speed at sound
    Light is faster than sound
    None of these are true
    Sound is faster than light
  • 30
    Why do thunderstorms mostly happen over the summer?
    Temperatures change a lot
    The temperature gets too hot and rises. Causing a disturbance in the atmosphere
    None of these
  • 31
    Most minerals are recognized by their -
    Smell
    Color
    Size
    Texture
  • 32
    When a mineral shines, the mineral has -
    None of these
    A streak
    A luster
  • 33
    What mineral is mainly used for kitchen counters?
    Calcite
    Pyrite
    Shale
    Granite
    Diamond
  • 34
    If a rock is permeable, what does this mean?
    Water can easily go through the pore spaces and cracks
    It's hard, like stone
    It's loose, like grantie
    No water can go through
  • 35
    Which of the following states border Virginia?
    Florida
    Maryland
    South Carolina
    Maine
  • 36
    What part of the ocean do trenches form in?
    Continental slope
    Guyotes
    None of these
    Abyssal plains
  • 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?
    You
    The waves move you
    Surface currents drift you away
  • 38
    (Sorry about the previous question) What is an epicenter?
    The start of an Earthquake
    The part of an Earthquake where the ground is disturbed
    A point of Earth's surface right above the focus of an Earthquake
  • 39
    What layer of Earth's atmosphere does most weather occur?
    Exosphere
    Mesosphere
    None of these
    Stratosphere
  • 40
    How much oxygen is contained in Earth's atmosphere?
    0.03%
    50%
    70%
    21%
  • 41
    What is an example of Kinetic energy?
    A dog running around the yard
    A bird sitting on the fence
    None of these
  • 42
    If you were able to put Saturn in a swimming pool, it would float. Why?
    It's less dense
    None of these
    It has rings to keep it up
    It's more dense
  • 43
    When you go further down in the ocean, what happens?
    The water becomes more salty
    Temperature increases, pressure decreases
    Temperature drops, pressure increases
  • 44
    Which of the following is an example of Nekton in the ocean?
    Sunfish
    Plankton
    The water
    Starfish
    All of these
  • 45
    The age of a star can mainly be determined by their -
    None of these
    Size
    Temperature
    All of these
    Color
  • 46
    What element is made in thermometers?
    Sodium
    Sulfur
    None of these
    Mercury
  • 47
    When things heat up they ___.
    Break
    Expand
    Shrink
    Turn colors
  • 48
    What is an example of a fossil?
    Finding a shell on the beach
    Digging up dinosaur bones
    Digging up your pet animal
  • 49
    What is rock called under the ground?
    Sedimentary
    Magma
    Lava
  • 50
    What makes sand dunes?
    Air
    Erosion
    Earth
    Rain
  • 51
    Why do most hurricanes occur in Florida?
    It's cold
    It's closest to water
    It has a tropical climate
  • 52
    What is Science?
    The practical activity encompassing the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world
    Anything that has motion
    Experiments
    Everything that we see

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