Earth Science Test - A
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by Samantha Seibert
| 28 Questions
Note from the author:
Ohio 4th grade Science Earth Science Test {Differentated for higher students}
Use the following words once to fill in the blanks.

1
1 pt
The layer of rock that lies below the Earth's crust is called _______________.
2
1 pt
A ________________ is a tall landform that rises to a peak.
3
1 pt
A _______________ is a column of air that spins rapidly and moves across the ground in a narrow path.
4
1 pt
The outermost layer of Earth is called the ________________.
5
1 pt
A _____________ happens when plates slowly push into each other at the edges of two continents.
6
1 pt
After a heavy rainfall, the land can become filled with water and a ___________ can occur.
7
1 pt
Rock debris accumulates at the ________________ or downhill end of a glacier.
8
1 pt
The mounds of rock debris carried by a glacier are called _________________.
9
1 pt
The Hawaiian Islands are famous for their ________________, which can sometimes erupt.
10
1 pt
When heavy rains falls on a mountainside, a ____________ can occur.
11
1 pt
Rock is broken down and moved to another place during the process of
erosion and deposition
weathering and erosion
physical and chemical weathering
weathering and deposition
12
1 pt
Freezing and thawing are two types of
chemical weathering
erosion
physical weathering
depostion
13
1 pt
The surface of Earth is rapidly changed by all of the following EXCEPT
landslides
glaciers
earthquakes
avalanches
14
1 pt
Whis is not a cause of erosion?
water
wind
gravity
heat
15
1 pt
Which of the following natural disasters is not caused by storms?
a landslide
an earthquake
a tornado
a flood
16
3 pts
List 3 rapid changes that happen on Earth's surface.
17
2 pts
List 2 landforms shaped by water
18
2 pts
List 2 landforms shaped by wind
19
4 pts
Label the Earth's layers
Label each numbered tectonic plate with the correct plate name.
20
1 pt
21
1 pt

22
1 pt

23
1 pt

24
1 pt

25
1 pt

26
1 pt

27
2 pts
There have been very heavy rains all along the Mississippi River. What might happen to the land surrounding the river?
28
4 pts
The picture above shows a river flowing through a desert canyon. Natural processes shaped the canyon. In the space provided, identify a slow process that could have helped shape the canyon. Describe evidence of this process shown in the picture. Then identify a rapid process that could have helped shape the canyon. Describe evidence of this process shown in the picture.
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