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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Region IV A CALABARZON
Division of Lipa City
Lipa City South District
SENATOR CLARO M. RECTO MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Lipa City
SCIENCE TEST QUESTIONS (GRADE SIX )
An instrument use to measure the expansion of a volcano
a. seismograph b. Thermometers
c. gas detectors d. tiltmeter
Answer: Tiltmeter
Reference : Science Spectrum p. 216
A rising column of super-hot magma from some places in the mantle
Answer: plume
Reference : Science Spectrum p. 208
He introduced his theory that the Earth is not the center of the universe. He presented the Sun as the center while the Earth
and the other planets revolve at different distances in their own orbit around the sun.
a. Nikolaus Kopernikus
b. Claudius Ptolemaeus
c. Charles Darwin
d. Neil Armstrong
Answer: Nikolaus Kopernikus
Reference : Science Quests p. 28
Butterfly, mosquito, frog and cockroach are called egg-layers because they lay eggs that hatch into their young while a
dog gives birth to a puppy; a cat into a kitten, a lion into a cub, and a goat into a kid. What do you call these animals based
on how they reproduce?
ANSWER: live-breeders
Ref: Science Web 4, p. 76
June 21 or 22; the time of the year when the Northern Hemisphere has its longest day
a. Coriolis Effect
b. Summer Solstice
c. Polar Easterlies
d. Winter Solstice
Answer: summer solstice
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 247
Windless regions at the equator
a. tropical zones
b. temperate zone
c. polar zone
d. doldrums
Answer: doldrums
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 245
The westward deflection of the moving bodies near the earths surface due to apparent force that results from the rotation
of the earth.
a. Prevailing winds
b. Equinox
c. Coriolis effect
d. trade winds
Answer: Coriolis effect

Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 242


The first man to study the stars.
a. Sir Isaac Newton
b. Galileo Galilei
c. Neil Armstrong
d. Claudius Ptolemaeus
Answer: Galileo Galilei
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 265
Area of the brain concerned with taste and touch
a. Frontal lobe
b. temporal lobe
c. parietal lobe
d. occipital lobe
Answer: Parietal lobe
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 37
Our body clock tells us when it is time to sleep and when it is time to wake up. Which hormone is responsible for this?
a. insulin
b. calcitonin
c. melatonin
d. thyroxine
Answer: melatonin
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 61
Which part of the nervous system is found throughout the body?
a. cerebrum
b. cerebellum
c. spinal cord
d. neuron
Answer: neuron
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 60
The apparent motion of a star against the background of more distant stars when the star is observed from two positions.
Answer: Parallax
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 272
The apparent motion of a star against the background of more distant stars when the star is observed from two positions.
Answer: Parallax
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 272
The amount of energy released by an earthquake.
Answer: Magnitude
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 217
Occur due to the sudden breaking or slippage of large rock masses along fault.
Answer: Tectonic earthquakes
Reference : Exploring and Protecting Our World p. 217
A volcanic material such as ash, dust, cinders, scoria, or pumice, given off in an eruption.
Answer: Tephra
Reference : Science Spectrum p. 210