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What would the contour lines look like in the areas most likely to erode during heavy rainfall?
a) very curvy
b) spaced far apart
c) spaced close together
d) innermost circles

What do contour lines look like at the peak of mountains?
a) Innermost cirlces
b) spaced close together
c) spaced far apart
d) very curvy

Which of the following would likely happen along a Transform fault?
a) Mountains
b) Rivers
c) Earthquakes
d) Trenches

Convergent plates colliding can create
a) Fault lines
b) Rivers
c) Lakes
d) Mountains

If an Oceanic plate and a Continental plate converge, what will happen?
a) The Continental plate will subduct underneath the Ocean plate
b) The Oceanic plate will subduct underneath the Continental plate
c) They will push up and form mountains
d) They will form a mid-oceanic ridge

We know exactly when the tides change. How can we know this?
a) Because we did the math
b) Because we can predict the movement of the Moon
c) Because we can predict the movement of the Sun
d) Because we can predict the wind

What Moon Phase comes approximately one week (~7 days) after a 3rd Quarter Moon?
a) Waning Crescent
b) 1st Quarter
c) Full Moon
d) New Moon

What is the main cause of the tides?
a) The sun
b) The moon
c) The stars
d) Rotation of the Earth on its axis

Why is the Moon the main cause of tides instead of the Sun.
a) Because it is bigger
b) Because it is made of rock
c) Because it is closer to Earth
d) It isn't. The Sun is the main cause.

What Moon Phase comes approximately one week (~7 days) after a 1st quarter moon?
a) 3rd Quarter
b) New Moon
c) Full Moon
d) Waxing Gibbous

What Moon Phase comes approximately one week (~7 days) after a Full Moon?
a) 3rd Quarter
b) 1st Quarter
c) New Moon
d) Waning Gibbous

What Moon Phase comes approximately one week (~7 days) after a New Moon
a) 1st quarter
b) 3rd quarter
c) waxing crescent
d) full moon

What Moon Phase comes after a waxing crescent?
a) 3rd quarter
b) 1st quarter
c) full moon
d) waxing gibbous

What Moon Phase comes after a New Moon?
a) 1st quarter
b) waning crescent
c) waning gibbous
d) waxing crescent

Why are days longer in the summer and shorter in the winter?
a) Because the Earth revolves around the Sun
b) Because Earth rotates on its axis
c) Because of a changing latitude
d) Because of optical illusions caused by the atmosphere

Why does the Sun look like it is moving across the sky, when we know it stays in the center of the solar system?
a) Because the Earth is revolving around the Sun
b) Because it IS moving across the sky
c) Because the Earth is rotating on its axis
d) Because of optical illusions caused by the atmosphere

What can make mountains get shorter over time?
a) Tectonic Plates colliding
b) Rain and wind
c) Heat and pressure
d) Deposition

Revolution is when Earth is
a) orbiting around the Sun
b) spinning
c) getting warmer
d) north pole

Rotation takes ____, and Revolution takes ____
a) 24 days; 365 1/4 years
b) 365 1/4 years; 24 days
c) 1 year; 1 day
d) 1 day; 1 year

Rotation is when Earth is
a) orbiting around the Sun
b) getting warmer
c) spinning
d) changing seasons

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