Environmental Science Worksheet-1

  Environmental Science Worksheet-1  


  1. What is the earth's atmosphere?

A. It is the living thing around the Earth

B. Cover of nitrogen around plants

C. It is the blanket of air surrounding the Earth

D. None of the above


  1. Which one is a non-living thing of an ecosystem?

A. Water            B. Birds              C. Trees              D. Reptiles


  1. Which of the following will not happen when the South Pole is tilted towards the Sun?

A. Days will be longer in the Southern Hemisphere

B. It will be warmer in the Northern Hemisphere

C. Days will be shorter in the Northern Hemisphere

D. It will be warmer in the Southern Hemisphere


  1. Rocks that have been changed by heat and pressure into another form are called ______.

A. Igneous rocks                           B. Metamorphic rocks

C. Sedimentary rocks                  D. Lava rocks


  1. Which of the following are two seismic waves travel on the surface of the Earth?

A. L waves and R waves              B. P waves and S waves

C. L waves and S waves              D. P waves and R waves


  1. What is the source material for the soil?

A. Air                  B. Heat               C. Rocks             D. Water


  1. What are the building block of rocks?

A. Minerals       B. Air                  C. Water            D. Dust


  1. What are the surface currents?

A. Surface temperature variations

B. Another name of surface waves

C. Movement of ocean water due to steady winds over the ocean

D. Movement of ocean water due to steady heat from the inner earth


  1. Which of the following is NOT a form of precipitation?

A. Rain               B. Vapor            C. Snow              D. Hail


  1. How does hot air and cold air interact when they meet together?

A. Hot air rises and cold air settles down

B. Cold air rises and hot air settles down

C. Hot air moves eastward

D. None of the above


Answer Key:

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