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4th Periodical Test-Test Questions (Grade 6)

4th Periodical Test-Test Questions (Grade 6)


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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


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

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

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

30. Predict future happenings. I and III D. rays of the sun B. III 32. B. Big Bear has Polaris while Orion has Rigel. II and III 5 D. III and IV I and II B. Do you agree with this idea? A. I B. yellow and white 29. I II III IV 31. B. distance of stars from earth D. Why is this so? It is because of the ________. darkness of the night C. III. Big Bear has few stars while Orion has many stars. No. A. Red star is the hottest star. yellow D. Yes. A. II. II C. III and IV . Tell when it is good to plant. Yellow star is the coolest star. red B. II. Guide the navigators to the right direction. movement of air in the atmosphere For item 31. I and II B. What is the color of the youngest star? A. white C. I and III C.. II and III 28.Distance affects the apparent brightness of the stars. IV. C. The hottest star is the youngest. How does Orion the Hunter differ from the Big Bear? A.The stargazing children noticed that stars are twinkling. White star is the hottest star. No. D.27. Locate countries of the world. Big Bear and Orion are all constellations. Which of the statements below are true based from the table presented above? I. because apparent brightness depends on their distance from the earth. Big Bear is an animal while Orion is a man. D. IV. Which two statements below present the uses of constellations to people? I. because scientists believe that the stars were placed with the same distance from the earth.Which of the constellations above is a Big Dipper? A. Yes. C. study the constellations below. Red star is the coolest star. because it appears smaller when it is closer to earth. A. C. III. the coolest star is the oldest. D. because it appears bigger than the other which is farther. IV 33.

Source : Google I II III IV 37. regular galaxy D. When do constellations become useful to farmers in planting their crops? It is used to _______________. A.34. navigators – able to track satellites C.The Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy.Which equipment collects radio waves from a heavenly body under study? 6 . irregular galaxy 39 . space shuttle B. doctors – able to treat different diseases D. Which picture describes the shape of this galaxy? A. elliptical galaxy B. tell seasons B. 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. II C. D. C. Which group of people correctly matches with the benefits brought by constellations on their occupations? A. space probe C. farmers – able to tell direction B. I II III IV 40. artificial satellite Refer to the pictures of some space equipments to answer item number 40. locate stars and galaxies D. A certain galaxy was observed to have a nucleus of stars in its center where there were arms extending out.Which modern space facilities where people can live and work in space for long period of time? A. III D. What kind of galaxy is this? A. tell general direction C. astronomers – able to locate stars and galaxies 36 Which describes the elliptical galaxy NGC 4486? A. spiral galaxy C. space station D. I 38. B. I B. track satellites launched in outer space 35.

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

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