Trimester 2 Review: Question Preview (ID: 17825)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled TRIMESTER 2 REVIEW: Review For Trimester 2 .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

The color of the powdered form of a mineral is called
a) cleavage b) streak c) luster d) fracture
Chemical weathering would be
a) most effective in a warm, dry climate b) most effective in a cold, dry climate c) most effective in a warm, humid climate d) equally effective in any climate
Why is ice in a glacier considered to be a mineral, but water from a glacier is not?
a) water is not naturally occurring b) water does not have a chemical composition c) ice is not naturally occurring d) ice is a solid, but water is not
Fresh water is used for which of the following?
a) drinking b) growing food c) cooking d) all of the above
A mass movement that involves the sudden movement of a block of material along a flat, incluned surface is called a
a) slide b) rockfall c) slump d) flow
Hydroelectric power is produced by
a) falling water that turns a turbine b) tides that pour through a dam barrier c) hot water that comes from deep underground d) electric current that flows across a dam
Material deposited directly by a glacier is called
a) a kettle b) rock flour c) till d) stratified drift
A natural levee is
a) an erosional feature perpendicular to the stream channel b) a depositional feature perpendicular to the stream channel c) an erosional feature parallel to the stream channel d) a depositional feature parallel to the stream channel
Which of the following weathering processes involves the constant freezing and thawing of water?
a) unloading b) frost wedging c) exfoliation d) spheroidal weathering
A depositional feature that forms where a stream enters a lake or ocean is a(n)
a) delta b) natural levee c) meander d) oxbow lake
What is one of the drawbacks to the extensive use of solar energy?
a) Necessary equipment and installation are expensive b) it is nonrenewable c) it is available only at nght d) it produces toxic pollution
Wegner's continental drift hypothesis stated that all the continents once joined together to form
a) 1 major supercontinent b) 3 major supercontinent c) 2 major supercontinent d) 2 major supercontinents and 3 smaller continents
The Himalayas in South Asia are an example of what type of plate boundary?
a) convergent continental-continental boundary b) convergent oceanic-continental boundary c) divergent boundary d) transform fault boundary
Which of the following properties is generally the least useful in identifying minerals?
a) color b) cleavage c) streak d) hardness
Which of Earth's spheres includes the oceans, groundwater, lake, and glaciers?
a) the atmosphere b) the hydrosphere c) the biosphere d) the geosphere
Which of the following is the result of chemical weathering?
a) a rock that has been changed into one or more new compounds b) a rock that has been broken into tiny pieces c) a rock that has been split in two d) a rock that has lost its outer layers
Groundwater is found underground in the zone of
a) aeration b) soil c) saturation d) sediment
What type of sedimentary rock is formed from weathered particles of rocks and minerals?
a) clastic sedimentary rock b) biochemical sedimentary rock c) chemical sedimentary rock d) intrusive sedimentary rock
A rock that forms when magma hardens beneath Earth's surface is called
a) intrusive igneous rock b) intrusive metamorphic rock c) extrusive sedimentary rock d) extrusive igneous rock
What is the driving force for the movement of the lithospheric plates?
a) heat from the sun b) unequal distribution of heat within Earth c) heat in the atmosphere d) unequal distribution of heat in the ocean
Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 17825 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register