SDQ test 10-12
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by Melanie Willett
| 19 Questions
Note from the author:
SDQ Test Weeks 10-12
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1
1 pt
Three students made homemade guitars with tissue boxes and rubber bands. Each one sounded different. Why?
A. They had different sized tissue boxes.
B. They used different sized rubber bands.
C. There were different sized holes in the boxes.
D. All of the above.
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2
1 pt
Why does the same block of wood float higher in saltwater than it does in fresh water?
A. Fresh water is more dense than saltwater.
B. Saltwater is more dense than fresh water.
C. Both A. & B.
D. None of the above reasons.
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1 pt
Why is it smart to turn on fewer lights on a hot day?
A. It could save energy costs.
B. It conserves energy.
C. It increases energy costs.
D. Both A. & B.
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4
1 pt
Due to the overpopulation of deer in Gettsburg Park, a mixed forest area, what organisms would be affected?
A. rabbits
B. grasses
C. fruit and nut trees
D. All of the above
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5
2 pts
Name one inherited trait that grasses have obtained to be able to survive in the grassland. Explain how it helps.
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2 pts
Name one inherited trait that animals of the grassland have in response to their environment. Explain how it helps them.
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2 pts
Students are investigating whether the material that a container is made of, in a solar cooker, has an effect on the rate of temperature change over time. They obtain 3 containers of equal size, and add water to each. They place them in the solar cooker, which is made of a box lined with aluminum foil. Identify 2 additional pieces of equipment that the students will need.
1.
2.
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2 pts
Explain why each piece of equipment that you named for the solar cooker, is necessary to complete the investigation.
1.
2.
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9
1 pt
Describe how natural processes can cause snow on a mountain top to someday end up as water in the ocean.
A. The sun comes out, melts the snow, it goes down into the ocean and is then part of the water cycle.
B. The snow melts and makes a huge snowball and rolls down into the ocean.
C. As more snow falls and freezes the layer of snow and ice gets thicker and heavier and since it is on a slope, gravity pulls it down.
D. A. & C.
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10
1 pt
What creates sound?
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11
1 pt
Mr. Taylor placed a Celsius thermometer in a beaker of water sitting on a hot plate. The thermometer measured 62 degrees Celsius. How many more degrees would it need to rise to be boiling?
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12
1 pt
Mr. Taylor placed a Celsius thermometer in a beaker of water sitting on a hot plate. The thermometer measured 62 degrees Celsius. How many degrees would the thermometer need to lower to reach freezing in degrees Celsius?
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13
1 pt
The earth rotates in what direction?____________________________.
A. counterclockwise
B. Clockwise
C. over 365 days
D. B. & C.
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14
1 pt
The imaginary axis is tilted at a _________________ angle.
A. 26.5 degree
B. 32.5 degree
C. 23.5 degree
D. 25.3 degree
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15
2 pts
What two cycles does the tilt and rotation of the Earth cause?
1.
2.
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16
1 pt
Name one bird that would have a talon such as the one shown in the above picture.
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17
2 pts
How might the structure of this bird's beak and foot (see pictures above) help it survive in its environment?
1. beak______________________________________________
2. foot________________________________________________
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18
2 pts
Name two food sources this bird might eat.
1.
2.
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19
1 pt
When a cold front hits a warm front, what weather is most likely to happen?
A. Warm weather
B. Cooler weather
C. Possible thunderstorms
D. Dry cooler weather
E. B&C
F. A&C
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