NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

embed
 plays        
How to Play
QuestionsAnswers
A hill or ridge of sand pilled up by wind is called
A naturally occuring crystal structure is called...
Wind is cause by differences in air _________
_______ is a series of vibrations in the earth's crust
What is the thin outermost layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and ocean floor?
What is the first layer of the earth?
What time of day does a sea breeze happen?
A large stretch of grassy land with no trees
The point right above the focus, on the surface where the earthquake happened is called the
A ______ _______forms when warm air pushes over cold air
How many seasons is there on Earth?
A break in a body of rock is a _________
The line that intersects the Earth's North and South pole is it's
____ occurs when running water, wind, or ice carry away fragments of rock
Which crust is made of mostly basalt and is the thinnest crust?
The point underground where the earthquake starts
What layer of the earth is a dense ball of solid metal?
What is the final phase of the moon (after last quarter)?
Asteroids are leftovers from other collisions from space (true or false)?
The uplifted area of rising magma is called a_________
There are ____ tides, and low tides
When an object in space comes between the sun and the third object, it casts a shadow on that object, causing an _____
What is the tilt of the Earth?
This boundary grinds past each other, no materials are created or destroyed, and is caused by shearing stress
If it is Summer in the North Hemisphere, then it is ________ on the Southern Hemisphere of the Earth.
What type of rock forms from magma?
_______ is a planet's movement around it's star.
A piece of rock that is entering the Earth's atmosphere is called...
A hollow in the earth is called a _______
Big chunks of ice that vaporize near the sun are called...
The trapping of heat by the atmosphere is called the_______ effect
The mantle has the ability to be shaped or molded so it has _______
What is the last planet in the solar system?
Chemical compounds found in rocks are
What type of clouds are made of ice and very high up in the air?
Hurricanes and tornadoes form over area's of ____ pressure.
What time of day does a land breeze happen?
What types of clouds are white and fluffy and mean good weather?
QuestionsAnswers
The path that Earth follows when it goes around the sun is called it's
Because Mercury's mass is small, its ______ is weak
This boundary moves plates towards each other, it's destructive, and caused by compression stress
What is the hottest liquid layer of the earth?
What is the hard solid, crust and upper mantle called?
Where are asteroids found?
Which crust is made of mostly granite and the thickest crust?
One _____ is when a planet completes one spin on it's axis.
What is the largest layer of the earth?
_____________ stress pushes the rocks horizontally past each other in two opposite directions.
_____is the general weather in an area in a long period of time.
What is water in a gaseous form?
What types of rocks are formed underground
A____ is dry land with little plants and no rainfall
The _______ wall is above the fault
How many extra days are in a leap year?
The asteroid belt is located between the planets ______ and _________
When a rock layer bends when stress is placed on it is called_____
One ______ is when a planets goes completly around it's own star.
The different shapes of the moon you see from earth are called ____
What is the fifth phase of the moon (after waxing gibbous)?
How many hours is one rotation?
A break in a large body of rock which the plates move along is a _______
Which wave travels through the earth faster, Secondary Waves or P Waves?
The kind of map that shows elevation is
____ occurs when rocks are broken down by rain
What are inner planets also known as?
What is tension? (stretching, squeezing)
Low tides and high tides are caused by the ______ _______ of the moon
This boundary moves plates apart, is constructive, and caused by tension stress
A land breeze comes from the ______
As a comet vaporizes, it leaves a dust ____ behind
In a lunar eclipse, the _____ blocks sunlight from reaching the _______
In a solar eclipse, the ____ blocks sunlight from reaching the________
____ is the name of the large land mass before the continents split
____ weathering is when rocks are broken down by chemical processes
What scale measure that seismic waves of earthquakes?
This plate boundary makes a lot of earthquakes
QuestionsAnswers
____air rises, ___air sinks
What is the sixth planet in the solar system?
What is the inner most layer of the earth?
An instrument used to record and measure the strength of earthquakes
Volcanoes that are the simplest and built from particles and blobs of lava are ________ cone?
If a cloud has nimbo in it it means_______
A large, slow-moving body of ice is a ____
Which planet is closest to the sun?
Stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object is called?
A solid mixture of minerals and other materials are called...
A sea breeze comes from the ______
A triangle deposit at the mouth of a river is called
What type of rock is created under a lot of heat and pressure under the earths surface
When rocks form, the minerals in them nearly always consist of
____ rocks are made up of sediments that gets pushed underground
What is a meteor that hits the ground
______ is the planet spinning on it's axis.
What is the seventh phase of the moon (after waning gibbous)?
What is the first phase of the moon?
A piece of comet debris is called_____.
A _______ ________forms as cold air pushes under warm air.
The ____ wall is below the fault
The _______ of the Earth causes the seasons.
What is the soft layer of mantle?
Alfred Wegener, proposed the idea of_______ drift, which plates move
A ____ is a part of a sea or ocean that extends into land
What is he fourth phase of the moon (after first quarter)?
What is the third phase of the moon (after waxing crescent)?
What is the sixth phase of the moon (after full moon)?
What place on the earth gets the most direct sunlight?
What is a large area of flat land that is raised above the sea level called?
What types of currents are found in the mantle. They are responsible for plates moving?
The rise and fall of ocean water that occurs every 12.5 hours or so are called ____
What is the second phase of the moon (after new moon)?
What layer of earth is molten liquid metal that is also responsible for the Earth's magnetic field?
Whick planet is largest and most massive planet?
How long is one revolution?

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras

Created Mar 3, 2010ReportNominate
Tags:ask, earth, space