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Sample Exam

Name:___________________________________

Encircle the letter of the correct answer.


1. It is the origin of an earthquake.
a. Origin
b. Point source
c. Focus
d. Epicenter
2. This is the energy released during an earthquake.
a. Seismic waves
b. Sound waves
c. Light waves
d. Earth waves
3. What do you call the point in the Earth’s surface that is directly above the stated origin in #1?
a. Origin
b. Point source
c. Focus
d. Epicenter
4. It is a discontinuity of a rock structure and, if large enough, can make a tectonic boundary between plates.
a. Plate tectonic
b. Fault
c. Rift
d. Rock boundary
5. This is a type of plate boundary movement in which plates move sideward with each other.
a. Convergent
b. Divergent
c. Transform
6. This is a type of plate boundary movement in which plates collide.
a. Convergent
b. Divergent
c. Transform
7. Convergent plate boundaries form a _________.
a. Trench
b. Mountain
c. Building
8. Divergent plate boundaries form a ________.
a. Trench
b. Mountain
c. Building
9. This is a type of plate boundary movement in which tectonic plates move away with each other.
a. Convergent
b. Divergent
c. Transform
10. In a convergent plate boundary movement, which tectonic plate sinks?
a. One with the higher density
b. One with the lower density
c. None of the above

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11. This is the measurement used to describe the strength of an earthquake.
a. Altitude
b. Cyclone number
c. Magnitude
d. All the above

12. It is the instrument used to determine the strength of an earthquake.


a. Barometer
b. Seismometer
c. Anemometer

Write T if the statement is true, and F if it is false.


1. Before an earthquake, you should have prepared a go-bag, which contains all the necessities you’ll be
needing in case something bad happens to you during an earthquake.
2. Run during an earthquake.
3. Go to the nearest building when the earthquake momentarily stops.
4. Eruption is the term for smaller magnitude tremors after an earthquake.
5. Duck, cover, and roll are the three things you must do during an earthquake.
6. Use an elevator to get out of a building during an earthquake.
7. After an earthquake, you should immediately go back to your home.

List all the things that should be included in a go-bag.

Write the correct answer.


1. Boundary between two air masses with different temperature and humidity

2. A large group of air which has the same atmospheric temperature and humidity

3. A type of front in which the cold air mass moves to the place of the hot air mass

4. A type of front in which the hot air mass moves to the place of the cold air mass

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5. Scientist that study the weather

6. Government agency for flood control, astronomical observations, time service, and weather forecasting
(Write the acronym with its full meaning.)

7. Factors affecting weather

8. Instrument used to measure humidity

9. Instrument used to measure atmospheric or air pressure

10. Instrument used to measure wind speed

11. Instrument used to measure temperature

12. Instrument used to measure the wind direction

13. Hotness/coldness of the atmosphere

14. Moving air

15. Weight or force exerted per unit area by the air

16. Where the wind is blowing

17. How fast the wind moves from one location to another

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18. Amount of water vapor present in air

19. Average weather in a specific region

20. Amount of water vapor in the air relative to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at a given
temperature

21. Repeating weather

22. Tool used to observe clouds and rain locally

23. Tool used to provide information about clouds and wind speeds. It can cover areas where there are no
weather stations, like the ocean.

24. Tool used to measure and evaluate the upper atmospheric conditions

Write the correct instrument shown in each picture. Then state the correct factor
it measures.

Instrument: ___________
This is used to measure
_____________. Instrument: ___________
This is used to measure
___________.

Instrument: ___________
This is used to measure
_____________.

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Instrument: ___________
This is used to measure
_____________. Instrument: ___________
This is used to measure
_____________.
Fill in the white blanks.

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