Environmental Science Worksheet-8

Environmental Science Worksheet-8


  1. What is the air pressure of the atmosphere?

A. Force of air pushing down on an area due to gravity

B. Force of air pushing up on an area due to wind

C. Pressure in Stratosphere

D. Amount of air per cubic inch


  1. What are the Consumers in an ecosystem?

A. Living things that consume food. Such as animals.

B. Living things that produce food. Such as plants.

C. Non-living things that process food.

D. None of the above


  1. Which rocks are made by deposited rock particles that have settled in layers?

A. Igneous                                      B. Metamorphic

C. Layer                                          D. Sedimentary


  1. What is the gas that traps the solar energy in the atmosphere and causes the green house effect?

A. Oxygen                                       B. Carbon dioxide

C. Nitrogen                                     D. Carbon monoxide


  1. How much of the earth's surface is covered with water?

A. 50 percent    B. 60 percent    C. 25 percent    D. 75 percent


  1. Which of the following determines the type of soil?

A. Its minerals                              B. Its particle size

C. Amount of humus                    D. All of the above


  1. What kind of scientists study rocks?

A. Biologist                                     B. Geologists

C. Physicist                                    D. Chemist


  1. What is the process of changing the water into the water vapor called?

A. Evaporation                              B. Condensation

C. Precipitation                             D. Absorption


  1. What causes humidity in the air?

A. Cosmic rays                              B. Water vapor

C. Organic gases                           D. Ice particles


  1. What weather information do we get from satellite?

A. Cloud locations                        B. Rain and snow precipitation location

C. Storm location                         D. All of the above


Answer Key:

1.-(a); 2.-(a); 3.-(d); 4.-(b); 5.-(d); 6.-(d); 7.-(b); 8.-(a); 9.-(b); 10.-(d)