SCIENCE GRADE 6 Fourth Grading Periodical Test Name________________________________________ Grade/Section____________ School _______________________________________ Teacher _________________ Directions: Read

the questions carefully and choose the letter of the best answer. 1. What kind of wind that blows over the Philippines during the months of June to September? A. B. Southeast Monsoon Northeast Monsoon C. Southwest Monsoon D. Northwest Monsoon

2. What characterizes the dry season in the Philippines? A. more southwest monsoons C. tropical cyclones B. least amount of rain during the year D. average amount of rainfall during the year 3. Our country is heated near the equator. During some months the earth’s axis is tilted towards the sun. What season do we experience? A. hot season B. rainy season C. winter season D. fall season 4. Which of the following does NOT affect the season in the Philippines? A. rotation and tilting of the earth’s axis B. the surrounding bodies of water C. the surrounding bodies of land D. the distance of our country from the sun 5. A kind of wind that gives us the coldest temperature of the year. A.Trade Winds B. Polar Easterlies C. Northeast Monsoon D. Southwest Monsoon

6. How do you know that the rotation of the earth affects the wind movement? A. The wind from the north is deflected to the right. B. The wind from the south is deflected to the left. C. The winds from the poles do not move straight to the equator D. All the given answers. 7. Why does the Southwest Monsoon bring heavy rain? A. The air moves fast. B. The air is very humid. C. The air pressure is high D. The air is warm and dry

8. The weather reporter says a cold front is coming. What does this mean? C. Warm air mass is invading cooler air D. A northerly wind is carrying cold Wind.. 9. Why do winds deflect to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere? A. Earth’s rotation B. Earth’s revolution C. Wind is a moving air D. Air moves from a high to low pressure area A. Rain is coming soon. B. Cold air mass is invading warmer air


B. B is the warmest because it receives direct sunlight from the sum.10. C is cooler than B and A because it receives more sunlight. Location of the place on the Earth. and C? A. B. dry season C. Revolution of the Earth around the sun 15 . What country is located in B? A. Based on the illustration above. D. Which of the following shows bad effects of too much dry season? 2 . B. Some of the climates below could be experienced in the Philippines. summer 14. Which of the factors below explains the difference in seasons? A. D. winter season D. C. Philippines D. C. In what particular time of the year do farmers usually plant their crops? A. How would you compare the climate of A. Tilting of the Earth on its axis. Which of the following pictures show the Philippine climate? For item number 11 and 12 refer to the illustration below. A is the coolest among the three because it receives direct sunlight. A and B are cooler than C because both receive less sunlight. Philippines has two distinct seasons but other countries have four seasons. 13. country B is the warmest. wet season season B. 11. Japan B. Rotation of the Earth on its axis. New Zealand 12. Australia C.

Why are astronauts in lying position in the spaceship during take off and re-entry? A. 3 . 19. How do stars and planets differ from each other? I. ll is false D. so more warm air rises and water vapor condenses 18. A. Carry radio and television signals over long distances without the need for cables or microwave relays. stars and galaxies. Why is there much rainfall in the Philippines? A large bodies of warm water B. Are statements I and II true? I. plants died C. Which of the following brings much rain? l Location ll Seasonal winds lll Bodies of water lV Earth’s movement A. tropics received more heat. I only B. III C. l is true. 21. Rays of the sun are slanted during afternoon. B. tsunami B. All are factors that influence season. Enable human to live in space for long period of time while studying the outer space. heat wave 16. III only D. So that they will have enough space in the spaceship. other planets and their moons. III. V B. comets. Days are shorter during summer. V 17. II. erosion D. Artificial satellites are launched in outer space in order to collect vital information about the Earth in space. I. So that they will not bump against the ceiling of the spaceship. V D. IV. C. temperature in the tropics is very low D. II only C. Rays of the sun are vertical or direct D. Sun shines longer during winter. D. II. Stars twinkle while planets do not. I and II are true B. Which is NOT a function of artificial satellite? A. B. l is false. II and III 20. Why summer days are hot? A. II.. ll is false orbiting A. III. Provide advance warning to severe weather and a great aid to weather forecasting. So that they will not feel dizzy or become unconscious. II. A Hubble Space Telescope is a refracting telescope built as an observatory. Stars and planets are celestial bodies. C. D.A. many rainforests in the tropics C. II is true 22. Stars are made of gases and all planets are solid. moon.I is false. C. B. An infrared telescope collects heat rays from objects in space. C. To balance the pressure of air outside and inside their body. Observe the sun.

Rigel. Procyon is hotter than Spica. Blue C. Orange D. II only C.000 ⁰C 6. temperature C. Stars vary from its sizes and temperature. I. Eridani. Polaris 23. refer to the graph below. A. Polaris. latitude For item 27. amplitude B. II. 25. How do Procyon and Spica differ from each other? A. Stars differ in brightness. I and II D. III. I only 26. Proxima Centauri D. Pollux. 24.000 ⁰C 4 .For items Nos. Deneb. White D.29 refer to the table below STAR Sirius Sun Betelgeuse Capella White Yellow Red Yellow COLOR TEMPERATURE (⁰C) 10. Eridani. Procyon. 23 – 24. Which of these stars have the highest luminosity? A. The color of the star depends on its surface temperature. stars’ brightness is its _____________. Spica has the higher luminosity than Procyon. Alpha Centauri. Procyon has the higher luminosity than Spica.500 ⁰C 6. Stars with high surface temperature have the lowest luminosity.apparent magnitude D. Sirius. What conclusion can you draw from the graph? I. B. C. Beltegeuse C. II and III A. 23. Which color of the star has the lowest surface temperature? A.000 ⁰C 3. Barnard’s star B. B. Spica is hotter than Procyon. Spica. Red B.

Big Bear and Orion are all constellations. I II III IV 31. distance of stars from earth D. B. IV. D. Yellow star is the coolest star. C. C. rays of the sun B. A. Big Bear has Polaris while Orion has Rigel. II. movement of air in the atmosphere For item 31. D. Predict future happenings. III and IV I and II B. Tell when it is good to plant. The hottest star is the youngest. yellow and white 29. Yes. I and II B. III and IV . Locate countries of the world. Which of the statements below are true based from the table presented above? I.Which of the constellations above is a Big Dipper? A. because it appears bigger than the other which is farther. III 32. Big Bear has few stars while Orion has many stars. white C. yellow D. I and III D. because scientists believe that the stars were placed with the same distance from the earth. study the constellations below. II C. Yes. Which two statements below present the uses of constellations to people? I.. What is the color of the youngest star? A. because it appears smaller when it is closer to earth.The stargazing children noticed that stars are twinkling. IV 33. No. red B. Red star is the coolest star. because apparent brightness depends on their distance from the earth. A. Big Bear is an animal while Orion is a man. the coolest star is the oldest. I B. II. B. D. Do you agree with this idea? A. I and III C. A. Why is this so? It is because of the ________. Red star is the hottest star. III. darkness of the night C.Distance affects the apparent brightness of the stars. IV. Guide the navigators to the right direction. C. II and III 5 D. III. 30. No. White star is the hottest star. II and III 28.27. How does Orion the Hunter differ from the Big Bear? A.

III D. When do constellations become useful to farmers in planting their crops? It is used to _______________.Which equipment collects radio waves from a heavenly body under study? 6 . D. A. I 38. I B. spiral galaxy C. doctors – able to treat different diseases D. A certain galaxy was observed to have a nucleus of stars in its center where there were arms extending out. navigators – able to track satellites C. farmers – able to tell direction B. B. tell general direction C. Which picture describes the shape of this galaxy? A. has a rectangular shape does not have distinct regular shape has a spherical shape and does not have any arms has a lens-shaped nucleus at its center with arms extending out Refer to the picture of the different shape of the galaxies in the universe to answer item number 37.Which modern space facilities where people can live and work in space for long period of time? A. irregular galaxy 39 . locate stars and galaxies D.34. What kind of galaxy is this? A.The Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy. astronomers – able to locate stars and galaxies 36 Which describes the elliptical galaxy NGC 4486? A. elliptical galaxy B. regular galaxy D. track satellites launched in outer space 35. space shuttle B. tell seasons B. space station D. C. II C. artificial satellite Refer to the pictures of some space equipments to answer item number 40. I II III IV 40. space probe C. Which group of people correctly matches with the benefits brought by constellations on their occupations? A. Source : Google I II III IV 37.

Some stars are far. As old stars die. c. C. c. 48. I B. III D.The following statements explain the Steady-State Theory EXCEPT A. others appear dimmer. Some stars are big.. radar C. Big Bang Theory II. spectroscope B. III D.Which believes that the galaxies will continue moving away from each other? A. It must be manned.Which theory explains that all heavenly bodies came from dust of clouds? A. new stars are born. the only engine adapted for space travel? A. Listed in the table below are the different theories about the origin of the universe. 49. The earth’s gravity is six times greater than the moon’s. Why is the rocket engine. rain gauge B. What is used by PAGASA to detect weather forecast for the next two days? A. B It must have the escape velocity. IV 47. C.It is a kind of scientific instrument used to determine the composition of stars. 50. barometer D. 7 . Why would a person weigh more on earth than on the moon? a. others are near. Dust Cloud or Nebular Theory 45. Steady State Theory III. Some stars are red. IV 41. Big Crunch Theory IV. lll D. I B. C. D. I B. Which instrument is used to see distant objects appear nearer to the eyes? A. II C. d. The galaxies continue to move farther from each other. IV 46. B. lV 42. Refer to this table to answer item numbers 45 to46 I. b. A. It must have two or three stages. The universe was created in a giant explosion. It does not depend on the surrounding air for support. It can withstand extreme temperature. radio telescope 44. What was his observation that made him conclude that way? a. There is no air on the moon. The universe had a beginning and it will have no end. l B. others are white.A. D. One starry night. d. D. The moon has no substances. II C. space probe D. III D. It can travel at great speed. ll C. b. radio telescope 43. The earth’s gravity is six times lesser than the moon’s. others are small. How can a spaceship escape the earth’s gravity and go into orbit? A It must have the orbital velocity. II C. It has double hulls for protection against impacts. Some stars shine brightly. students looked at the night sky and they was amazed of the countless stars that differ in brightness. telescope C. B.

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