Environmental Science Worksheet-2

Environmental Science Worksheet-2


  1. What are the two main gases in the atmosphere?

A. Carbon and Oxygen               

B. Nitrogen and Oxygen

C. Carbon dioxide and Water Vapor

D. Nitrogen and Argon


  1. Which one is not a type of ecosystem?

A. Desert                                      B. Ocean           

C. Food processing plant            D. Rain forest


  1. What event is followed by a high tide in the ocean?

A. A higher tide                             B. A low tide

C. A upper tide                              D. A lower tide


  1. Sun provides _____ to the Earth.

A. Light and heat                          B. Air and light

C. Rain and water                         D. Electromagnetic rays and heat


  1. Which seismic wave causes the most damage from an earthquake?

A. P wave          B. S wave           C. L wave                D. R wave


  1. What forces convert (or break down) rock to make soil?

A. Rain, ice and wind                   B. Chemical changes

C. Freezing and thawing             D. All of the above


  1. What are the three ways to differentiate minerals in rocks?

A. Smell, color and hardness

B. Lustre, smell and hardness

C. Lustre, color and sound

D. Lustre, color and hardness


  1. What are the tides?

A. The heating and cooling of ocean water levels

B. The rise and fall of ocean water levels

C. Winter storms near polar regions

D. Winter storms near equators


  1. Which of the following type of precipitation is made of solid particles?

A. Snow              B. Hail                C. Sleet               D. All of the above


  1. What causes the formation of the clouds?

A. Water vapor that comes down from Mesosphere

B. Water vapor that rises from the water sources on earth and oceans

C. Frozen water in glaciers

D. Salt in salt water lakes


Answer Key:

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