Science department Quarter 3 ( 2014/2015 ) Grade 5 Revision Sheet Name: Class: Multiple Choice



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Science department

Quarter 3 ( 2014/2015 )

Grade 5 Revision Sheet

Name: Class:



Multiple Choice
____ 1. Earth’s crust is made up of plates that rest on the mantle. Which of the following is the best estimate of how many plates make up the earth’s crust?


A.

10

B.

100

C.

1,000

D.

10,000

____ 2. As two continental plates move together, their edges fold and bend, pushing up mountain ranges. Which statement about a young mountain range would be true?




A.

It will be more snow-covered than older mountain ranges.

B.

Its mountains will be taller than those of older ranges.

C.

It will be less weathered than older mountain ranges.

D.

Its mountains will be less volcanic than those of older ranges.

____ 3. Earth’s surface is constantly changing. Which process begins in Earth’s mantle below Earth’s crust?




A.

an earthquake

B.

the forming of a mountain range

C.

the sinking of a fault line

D.

a volcanic eruption

____ 4. As two continental plates move together, their edges fold and bend, pushing up mountain ranges. Which statement about a young mountain range would be true?




A.

It will be more snow-covered than older mountain ranges.

B.

Its mountains will be taller than those of older ranges.

C.

It will be less weathered than older mountain ranges.

D.

Its mountains will be less volcanic than those of older ranges.

____ 5. Suppose that an earthquake has occurred along the San Andreas fault in the western United States. Which event most likely caused the earthquake?




A.

Two plates moved near each other.

B.

Two plates moved against each other.

C.

Two plates moved on top of each other.

D.

Two plates moved away from each other.

____ 6. Below the Atlantic Ocean floor, two plates move apart. What landform is beginning to develop?




A.

a canyon

B.

a crevice

C.

a mountain

D.

a volcano

____ 7. Earth is made up of many layers. Which layer is responsible for the movement of Earth’s plates?




A.

the core

B.

the crust

C.

the mantle

D.

the ocean

____ 8. Look at the image below. The arrow points to the Atlantic Ocean as it was millions of years ago.



Which statement best describes what is happening to the Atlantic Ocean as the plates drift farther apart?




A.

It is growing deeper.

B.

It is becoming wider.

C.

Its water is becoming saltier.

D.

Its temperature is decreasing.

____ 9. A scientist wants to study the effects of plate movements. What would be the best way for the scientist to do this?




A.

conduct an experiment

B.

visit an active volcano

C.

observe the Ring of Fire

D.

design a computer model

____ 10. Sometimes, magma forces plates to push apart. Which statement best explains how magma reaches Earth’s surface?




A.

Gravity pulls the magma to the surface.

B.

Plate movement forces the magma upward.

C.

Heat and pressure cause the magma to rise.

D.

Magnetism attracts the magma to the surface.

____ 11. Plates cause changes to Earth’s surface as they move and shift. Which type of plate movement forms mountains?




A.

Plates drift apart.

B.

Plates slide by each other.

C.

Plates push against each other.

D.

Plates blend to form one large plate.



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