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When a seed begins to take root and grow, what process is this?
a) pollination
b) fertilization
c) disperal
d) germination

The Mohn's test determines the hardness of a mineral. Some can scratch other minerals, which means they are harder. If it cannot scratch a mineral, it is softer. Which of these has a hardness that quartz can scratch with a hardness of 7?
a) diamond 10
b) corundum 9
c) topaz 8
d) apatite 5

Lions learn to hunt by jumping on their prey. ALso trainers work with lions. When a lion jumps through a hoop at the circus, the behavior the lion demonstrates it what?
a) learned only
b) hereditary only
c) both heredity and learned
d) neither hereditary nor learned

Which of the following statesments is true about energy?
a) Energy is a limited resource.
b) Sources of energy can only come from the ground.
c) Moving air is a source of energy.
d) Wind can replace all other energy sources.

Mass is one of the physical properties of matter. We often use a balnce to show mass. Which of the following would have the greates mass?
a) a horse
b) a pen
c) a van
d) a book

If a piece of paper is torn into smaller pieces, the mass of the paper, added together, should still have the same mass prior to it being torn. Which best supports this claim?
a) The mass of all the tiny pieces was less than the mass of the paper.
b) The mass of all the tiny pieces was greater than the mass of the paper.
c) The mass of all the tiny pieces was equal to the mass of the paper.
d) The mass of all the tiny pieces was too small to be measured.

During thunderstorms, we often see lightening and hear thunder. What vibrates in order to make the sound of thunder?
a) in the air
b) in the clouds
c) in the lightening bolt
d) in the ground

Water can take on 3 different states of matter. Where can I find water turning into a gas?
a) in a cup
b) in the freezer
c) in the sink
d) on the stove

What do scientists use to support their eplanations?
a) conclusions
b) data
c) hypotheses
d) theories

Which of the following is the correct sequence for scientists to follow in their work?
a) investigate, question, record and display data, draw conclusions
b) record and display data, investigate, question, draw conclusions
c) draw conclusions, investigate, record and display data, question
d) question, investigate, record and display data, draw conclusions

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