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As one air mass moves to be replaced by another, a distinctive weather pattern is determined by the nature of the two air masses involved. If the replacement air mass is colder than the first, it is called a ________.
a) warm front
b) cold front
c) stationary front
d) weather mass

Which of the following is not a stage in the life cycle of a butterfly?
a) egg
b) pupa
c) larva
d) phase

If it takes Earth one day to make a complete rotation on its axis, how long does it take Earth to orbit the sun?
a) one week
b) one month
c) one year
d) 24 hours

Animals develop in stages. This is called ____________.
a) hibernation
b) photosynthesis
c) the life cycle
d) adult stage

Planets closer to the Sun have a shorter years than Earth because _______________.
a) their orbit is shorter
b) their orbit is longer
c) they are part of the solar system
d) the Sun is the only star in our solar system

Hail firms when ___________________.
a) raindrops freeze
b) a cloud begins to swirl
c) the rain is heavy
d) a frozen raindrop is blown back up into a cloud

Which of the following are the stages of incomplete metamorphosis?
a) egg, pupa, adult
b) egg, nymph, adult
c) egg, nymph, pupa, and adult
d) egg, larva, pupa, and adult

The life cycles of beetles, butterflies, and grasshoppers are called _____________.
a) development
b) growth
c) metamorphosis
d) generation

Which stage occurs in the life cycles of both animals and plants?
a) metamorphosis
b) pupa
c) fruit
d) adult

Some animals hibernate during the winter. A cougar does not hibernate, but a bear hibernates each winter. Why must a bear hibernate during the winter?
a) A bear's metabolism slows down.
b) A bera needs to hide during the winter from enemies.
c) The cold wether is harmful to a bear.
d) There are too many predators hunting bears during the winter.

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