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Test 11- 6th grade

Nine-weeks examination; Malia Nelson; Exactly everything you need to know! Abeka

A tiny group of two or more atoms that are bonded tightly together is called a(n) ____________. Molecule
A substance composed of only one atom is called a(n) ___________. Element
Substances that are composed of more than one type of atom bonded tightly together are called _____________. Compounds
Anything that takes up space and has weight is called _______. Matter
The amount of matter in one unit of volume is called __________. Density
Mercury is the speediest planet, true or false? True.
Mars is often called the morning star, true or false? False. Venus is often called the morning star.
Jupiter's largest moon is Ganymede, true or false? True.
Pluto is best known for its rings, true or false? False. Saturn is best known for its rings.
Neptune was discovered by the Herschels, true or false? False. Uranus was discovered by the Herschels.
___________ is the measure of the pull of gravity on an object. Weight
__________ is the amount of matter that makes up an object. Mass
A(n) __________ is the metric unit used to measure an object's mass. Gram
___________ are the tiny particles that all matter is composed of. Atoms
__________ __________ is the name given to the number of protons in an element. Atomic number
___________ are the positively charged particles found in the nucleus. Protons
__________ are the negative particles found in an atom. Electrons
Anything that lacks an electrical charge is called _________. Neutral
A ___________ is formed by electrons that are in orbit at about the same distance from the nucleus. Shell
___________ is the chemical reaction that occurs when a substance reacts rapidly with oxygen. Combustion
The first man to set foot on the moon was ______ __________. Neil Armstrong
The man who first saw colors in white light was _____ ______ ________. Sir Isaac Newton
The first man to travel in space was ________ __________. Yuri Gagarin
The first American to orbit the earth was ________ _________. John Glenn
The man known as the "Father of Modern Rocketry" was _________ ____________. Robert Goddard
A(n) ___________ is a single rise or depression in a wave. Pulse
_____________ is the bending of a wave's direction at the boundary between two wave media. Refraction
A(n) ____________ _________ is an orbit that allows a satellite to remain in the same spot above the earth at all times. Geostationary orbit
_____________ is a back and forth motion that repeatedly follows the same path. Oscillation
________________ is the length of one complete wave or cycle of oscillation. Wavelength
_______________ are large clouds of gas and dust floating in space. Nebulae
The __________ is the hot center of the sun. Core
The brightest star in the night sky is ___________. Sirius
A(n) ____________ is a star system containing from millions to billions of stars. Galaxy
The hottest region of the sun's atmosphere is the _____________. Corona
The North Star, ____________, is found in the constellation Ursa Minor. Polaris
What type of volcano is formed by alternating layers of tephra and lava, such as Mt. St. Helens? A composite volcano.
What type of volcano is formed from large amounts of very fluid lava that built up gradually? (The Hawaiian Islands were formed by this type of volcano.) A shield volcano.
What type of volcano is formed by eruptions of mostly tephra and very little lava, such as Parictutin? A cinder cone volcano.
A scientist who studies the structure of the earth is called a(n) ______________. Geologist
Any trembling or shaking of the earth's crust is called a(n) _______________. Earthquake
Magma that has reached the earth's surface is called _________. Lava
Rock that is formed by sand and mineral particles pressed together is called __________ rock. Sedimentary
Rock that has been changed by heat or pressure into a new kind of rock is called a ______________ rock. Metamorphic
The process of arranging animals or other things into groups according to their similarities is called organization, true or false? False. The process of arranging animals or other things into groups according to their similarities is called classification.
All insects have six distinct body regions, true or false? False. All insects have three distinct body regions.
Regeneration is the ability of a crustacean to grow back lost parts, true or false? True.
Animals that have jointed appendages, segmented bodies, and external skeletons are called crustaceans, true or false? True.
Spiders belong to a different class than insects that are known as arachnids, true or false? True.
Sepals Green, leaf-like structures attached to the base of a flower bud as it develops.
Petal The most noticeable, brightly colored part of a flower that helps to attract bees or other creatures.
Stamens The structure arranged in a ring around the pistil of a flower that make and hold pollen.
Pistil A long tube in the middle of a flower that makes seeds.
Ovule The undeveloped seeds of a flower.
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