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  Republic of the Philippines Department of Education MIMAROPA Region Division of Oriental Mindoro PUERTO GALERA NATIONAL HIG SCHOOL  –  SAN ISIDRO EXTENSION San Isidro, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro TABLE OF SPECIFICATION EARTH and LIFE SCIENCE MIDTERM EXAMINATION Prepared by: JENNIFER B. MAGANGO Subject Teacher Checked by: MARGIE A. GAYA Principal I Learning Objectives No. of Days Taught Percentage of Items No, of Items Item Placement ORIGIN AND STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH  A.   Universe and Solar System B.   Earth and Earth Systems  12 55% 28 1-23 EARTH MATERIALS AND PROCESSES  A.   Minerals and Rocks B.   Exogenic Processes C.   Endogenic Processes D.   Deformation of the Crust E.   History of the Earth 6 27% 13 24-41 NATURAL HAZARDS, MITIGATION, AND ADAPTATION  A.   Geologic Processes and Hazards B.   Hydrometeorological Phenomena and Hazards C.   Marine and Coastal Processes and their Effects 4 18% 9 42-50 22 100% 50  Republic of the Philippines Department of Education MIMAROPA Region Division of Oriental Mindoro PUERTO GALERA NATIONAL HIG SCHOOL  –  SAN ISIDRO EXTENSION San Isidro, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro NAME: _________________________________________________ SECTION:________________ DATE:___________________ DIRECTIONS: Read and analyze the given questions. Write the letter of the correct answer in CAPITAL. ORIGIN AND STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH 1.   Inflation of the Universe began during the ____.  A.   early period of Electroweak Era C. early period of GUT Era B.   latter period of Electroweak Era D. latter period of GUT Era 2.   Cosmic microwave background began to stream across the universe during the _______.  A.   Electroweak Era B. Era of Nuclei C. Era of Nucleosynthesis D. Particle Era 3.   How old is the universe?  A. 2015 years B. 2016 years C. 4.6 billion years D. 13.7 billion years 4.   During the Era of Nucleosynthesis, particles combined to form the first hydrogen nuclei and these hydrogen atoms continued to combine to form_____.  A.   carbon B. detrium C. helium D. sodium 5.   Which of these is NOT a Jovian planet?  A.   Neptune B. Saturn C. Venus D. Uranus 6.    According to the Nebula Theory, the planets of the solar system formed as_______.  A.   the center of the gas cloud cooled C. planetisimals collided into one another B.   planetisimals flattened into rotating disk D. the sun absorbed extra gas and dust from the solar system 7.   Which of these is not a characteristic of the terrestrial planets?  A.   they are closer to the Sun B. they are light C. they are volatile D. they are small 8.   The surface of planet Mercury and our moon contain some very large craters that are most likely the result of____.  A.   giant lava flows B. asteroid impacts C. nuclear explosion D. large collapsed caves 9.   Which planet has thick atmosphere that trap energy from the sun, making the planet incredibly warm at around 400 degrees Celsius?  A.   Mars B. Jupiterq C. Venus D. Mercury 10.   Most of the mass of the solar system are concentrated in the ____.  A.   Jovian planets B. moons C. terrestrial planets D. Sun 11.   The process by which the rocky planetisimals stuck together to form the larger planet is called______.  A.   accretion B. nebular capture C. electron capture D. solar wind 12.   Today, Pluto is classified as _____.  A.   an asteroid B. a dwarf planet C. a satellite D. a star 13.   The crust is subdivid ed into two crsusts: the oceanic crust and the continental crust. The Earth’s crust is composed mainly of _____.   A.   gneiss B. granite C. limestones D. marble 14.   The core is believed to be made of _______.  A.   gold B. Iron and Nickel C. Molten Carbon D. Silicon and oxygen 15.    Among the ff: which is the most common cause of earthquakes?  A.   landslides B. lightning strikes C. tectonic plate movement D. volcanic eruptions 16.   We know that Earth did not srcinally have any water because…..   A.   it was too hot to hold onto water c. it’s magnetic field was too active to hold onto water   B.   it was too dry to soak up water D. it was too small to hold onto water 17.   Which of the following makes up most of the Earth?  A.   core B. crust C. mantle D. water 18.   What is Earth’s outermost sys tem?  A.    Atmosphere B. Geosphere C. Biosphere D. Hydrosphere 19.   The falling of water (solid or liquid form) from the atmosphere to the Earth’s surface is known as_____   A.   precipitation B. condensation C. evaporation D. transpiration 20.   What is the best example of the connection of atmosphere and hydrosphere?  A.   volcanic eruption B. water cycle C. food chain D. tsunami 21.   Which of the ff. is the most abundant element found in rocks?  A.   carbon B. Hydrogen C. Oxygen D. Silicon 22.   Which is a long, narrow trough in the sea floor formed where a subducting plate turns downward to sink into the mantle?  A.   bay B.gulf C. ridge D. trench 23.   What is the most common force that shapes the Earth?  A.   convection current B. electrostatic forces C. gravity D. nuclear forces  24.   The following molten material in the outer core resulted into the formation of _____.  A.   crust B. electric field C. magnetic field D. gravity 25.    A large part of the Earths’ freshwater is_____.   A.   in the oceans B. in the seas C. frozen D. under ground 26.   The boundary between the crust and the mantle is known as the ______.  A.   asthenosphere B. bedrock C. Conrad discontinuity D. Mohorovicic discontinuity 27.   Which refers to a crack in the Earth’s crust?   A.   fault B. fold C. moraine D. earthquake 28.   When a volcanic eruption spews gases and ash into the air, which spheres are interacting?  A.   Hydrosphere and geosphere C. Biosphere and atmosphere B.   Biosphere and geosphere D. All of the spheres EARTH MATERIALS AND PROCESSES 29.   Which of the ff. is NOT a characteristic of minerals?  A.   naturally occurring B. solid C. organic D. crystalline structure 30.   Which of the following is not a physical property of minerals?  A.   habit B. luster C. oxidizing potential D. streak 31.   What are the components of silicates?  A.   sulfur and oxygen B. silicon and oxygen C. sodium and oxygen D. sulfur, silicon and oxygen 32.   What type of rock is granite?  A.   extrusive igneous rock B. intrusive igneous rock C. metamorphic rock D. sedimentary rock 33.   What rocks are formed by cooling from a molten state on the surface of the Earth?  A.   extrusive igneous rock B. intrusive igneous rock C. metamorphic rock D. sedimentary rock 34.   What does luster means?  A.   the external expression of the internally ordered arrangement of atoms. B.   the ability of a mineral to resist abrasion or scratching on its surface C.   how light is reflected from the surface of a mineral D.   the color of a mineral’s powdered form left behind after it is scraped or rubbed across a porcelain streak plate  35.   Which of the ff. comprises most surface rocks?  A.   extrusive igneous rock B. intrusive igneous rock C. metamorphic rock D. sedimentary rock 36.   In what type of rock does foliation occur?  A.   extrusive igneous rock B. intrusive igneous rock C. metamorphic rock D. sedimentary rock 37.   What is the term for the disint egration and decomposition of rock at/ or near Earth’s surface?   A.   earthquake B. erosion C. mass wasting D. weathering 38.   Which of the ff. is considered the principal agent of erosion?  A.   groundwater B. ice C. running water D. wind 39.   Which pertains to the movement of Earth’s solid materials from one place to another?   A.   earthquake B. erosion C. lithification D. weathering 40.    According to the hypothesis of the spreading sea floor, where does the molten rock rise up?  A.   equator C. ridges on the Mid-Ocean floor B.   B. location of the Tethy sea D. trenches on the rim of the Pacific Ocean 41.   Where did abiogenesis take place?  A.   atmosphere B. cryosphere C. hydrosphere D. lithosphere NATURAL HAZARDS, MITIGATION, AND ADAPTATION 42.   Volcanoes that have not erupted or have no volcanic activity for a very long time is classified as _____.  A.   active B. dormant C. extinct D. passive 43.   To what type of volcano does Taal Volcano belong to____?  A.   active B. dormant C. extinct D. passive 44.   What is the primary cause of landslides?  A.   earthquake B. gravitational pull C. slope saturation by water D. weathering 45.   When does a tsunami occur?  A.   when a volcano erupts on land B.   when the epicenter of the earthquake is located on land C.   when the epicenter of the earthquake is located under the water D.   when there is a super typhoon 46.   What is the term for the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place?  A.   climate B. precipitation C. season D. weather 47.   What do you call the abnormal rise of water caused by a storm?  A.   accretion B. storm surge C. tidal wave D. tsunami 48.   What can influence the height of the storm surge?  A.   circulation of the wind B. depth of the water C. intensity of the storm D. width of the sea  49.   What do you call the flood that occurs over lowland areas?  A.   area flooding B. coastal flooding C. riverine flooding D. urban flooding 50.   What type of flooding is brought by nonfunctional drainage?  A.   area flooding B. coastal flooding C. riverine flooding D. urban flooding Prepared by: JENNIFER B. MAGANGO Subject Teacher Checked by: MARGIE A. GAYA Principal I Good
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