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Miriams Academy of Valenzuela Inc.

Mabolo, Valenzuela City

4th Periodical Exam


Science V
NAME: _______________________________________


Test I: Read each item carefully, write the letter of the best answer in the space provided before
the each number.

_________ 1. A collection of rocks includes red, brown, gray and black rocks, smooth and
rough rocks, soft and
hard rocks, dull and shiny. What do these show about rocks?
a. Rocks have the same properties
c. Rocks have different properties
b. All rocks come from under the ground d. All rocks are colorful
_________ 2. Slants some tiny plants are growing on a big rock in the garden. What will
happen to the rock
after many years?
a. The rock will break down
c. The rock will grow bigger
b. The rock will gather more minerals
d. The rock will have water inside
_________ 3. The eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in Zambales was one of the most disastrous
calamaties in our
time. What kind of rocks would be formed out of the lava that came from the
a. sedimentary rocks
c. igneous rocks
b. metamorphic rocks
d. shiny rocks
_________ 4. How do rocks become soil?
a. Through sedimentation
b. Through metamorphosis

c. Through volcanic heat

d. Through weathering

_________ 5. What do you call an igneous rock that has changed into another kind of rock
through heat and
a. sedimentary rocks
c. metamorphic rocks
b. granite
d. pumice
_________ 6. Which process forms the layers of the rocks?
a. metamorphosis
c. lithification
b. rock cycle
d. weathering
_________ 7. Lito boiled a kettle of water. He noticed that the water in the kettle became
less after it had
boiled for several minutes. Why?
a. The water condensed
c. The water evaporated
b. The water precipitated
d. The water froze
_________ 8. Under what condition will water vapor condense?
a. When it is heated
c. When it is boiled
b. Whe it is cooled
d. When it is filtered
_________ 9. It was noontime. Dan felt the hot sand as he walked barefoot on the beach.
When he waded in

the water, he felt that the water was cooler than the sand. Why?
a. There is more land than water.
c. There is more water than land
b. The water heats faster than land
d. Land heats faster than water
_________ 10. What happens to the air over tha land during daytime?
a. It rises
b. it cools
c. it sinks
d. it stay in place
_________ 11. Where does cyclone usually originated?
a. over a mountain
c. over an ocean
b. over a plain
d. over a lake
_________ 12. During which process of the water cycle does rain fall?
a. evaporation
b. condensation c. sublimation

d. precipitation

_________ 13. Typhoon signal number 2 is raised. What is the speed of the wind of the
expected typhoon?
a. Less than 60 km per hour
c. from 60 to 100 km per hour
b. From 100 to 150 km per hour
d. more than 200 km per hour
_________ 14. What is the center of a typhoon called?
a. head
b. eye
c. tail

d. fingers

_________ 15. The PAGASA issues public storm signals to warn people of coming dangers
of a typhoon? What
does the acronym PAGASA stands for?
a. Philippine Atmosherical, Geophysical and Astronomic Services
b. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysic and Astronomical Service Association
c. Philippine Atmospherical, Geophysical and Astronomical Services
d. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services
_________ 16. What is the international name of the most strongest typhoon ever
recorded in the world to
date which devastated mostly the central part of the Philippines?
a. Tropical Cyclone Katrina
c. Tropical Cyclone Haian
b. Typhoon Yolanda
d. Typhoon Katring
_________ 17. It is a result of a strong typhoon wherein strong flow of sea water reaches
the land?
a. landslide
b. torrential rains c. storm surge
d. flash flood
_________ 18.Which of the following should be done when a coming strong typhoon is
most likely to hit a
particular community?
a. Avoid fallen electrical cables
c. Boil drinking water and food
during the landfall
b. Listen to your radio for latest news
d. Avoid wading in flood waters
_________ 19. They are regions over the ocean near the equator abounding in calms and
baffling winds.
a. horsepower
b. doldrums
c. hurricane
_________ 20. What tropical cyclone has a wind speed of less than 63 km/ hr?
a. Tropical Storm b. Typhoon
c. Tropical Depression d. low pressure
area (LPA)
_________ 21.A typhoon is right over your town, but you do not feel any strong wind.
a. Your town is away from the typhoon. c. Your town is near a mountain,

b. The typhoon is not a srong one.

your town.

D. The eye of the typhoon is over

Refer 22 26 in the table below.





55.9 million km.

108.2 million km.
149.6 million km.
227.9 million km.
778.3 million km.
1427 million km.
2870 million km.
5900 million km.

_________ 22. What planet is closest to Earth?

a. Jupiter
b. Mercury

(in Earth days per
88 days
224.7 days
365.2 days
687 days
11.9 years
29.5 years
84 years
247.7 years

c. Neptune

_________ 23. Which planet has the longest period of revolution?

a. Mars
b. Uranus
c. Venus

d. Venus
d. Neptune

_________ 24. What could we infer about the distance of the planet from the sun to its
period of revolution?
a. The distance of the planet is equal to the period of revolution.
b. The distance of the planet from the sun affects its revolution speed.
c. The farther the planet the longer time it completes its revolution.
d. The farther the planet the shortest period of time for a comlete revolution.
_________ 25. Which planet is the coldest?
a. Neptune
b. Uranus

c. Saturn

_________ 26. Which planet is nearest to the sun?

a. Mars
b. Mercury
c. Earth

d. Jupiter
d. Venus

_________ 27. Which of the following is at the center of the solar system?
a. Earth
b. Moon
c. Jupiter
d. Sun
_________ 28. What is a satellite?
a. A bigger body moving around a smaller body in space.
b. A smaller bodt moving around a larger body in space.
c. Any small body that moves around the sun.
d. Any small body moving between the planets orbits.
_________ 29. Why does a planet do not move in a straight line?
a. It has no gravity at all.
c. The suns gravity pulls at it.
b. There isno friction in space.
d. It is too heavy.
_________ 30. Why is the solar system an orderly arrangement of celestial bodies?
a. It consists of many different bodies
b. There are big bodies and small bodies in it
c. The bodies have their own paths
d. The bodies attract one another
_________ 31. Why do planets stay in their own orbits?
a. Because of the elliptical shape of their orbits
b. Because of the planets magnetic fields

c. Because their curved aths make them tendto fly off into outer space, but
the suns gravity pulls them back
d. Because of the spherical shape of the planets and elliptical shae of their
_________ 32. Which of the following is the shape of a planets orbit?
a. circular
b. elliptical
c. triangular

d. rectangular

_________ 33. Why is the sun the main source of energy?

a. The suns energy can be changed to other forms of energy.
b. Sunlight provides heat and light to us.
c. The sun is the center of the solar system.
d. Without the sun there would be total darkness.
_________ 34. In which part of the sun do sunspot appear?
a. Corona
b. Chromosphere c. Photosphere

d. Core

_________ 35. Which of these planets does NOT rotate from west to east?
a. Earth
b. Mars
c. Venus
d. Pluto
_________ 36. What do you call to the farthest point in planets orbit from the Sun?
a. Perihelion
b. Aphelion
c. Galaxy
d. Andromeda
________ 37. Which of these produces solar energy?
a. Sun
b. planet
c. asteroid

d. comet

________ 38. Which of these directly uses solar energy?

a. animals
b. green plants c. humans

d. machineries

________ 39. In which form does solar energy reach Earth?

a. Chemical energy
b. Mechanical Energy
________ 40. What are asteroids?
a. They are planet like bodies
b. They are satellite like bodies

c. Radiant Energy d. Light

c. They are star like bodies

d. They are comet like bodies

________ 41. Which of these is NOT an asteroid?

a. Triton
b. Ceres
c. Pallas

d. Vesta

________ 42. Which of these heavenly bodies has a tail?

a. asteroid
b. comet
c. planets

d. stars

________ 43. The head of the comet is describe as?

a. ball of fire
b. silica dust

c. dirty iceberg

________ 44. To what direction is the comets tail pointing?

a. towards the Sun
b. away from the Sun
away from the moon

c. towards the moon

d. frozen


________ 45. Which of these Earths motions bring about tides?

a. revolution
b. rotation
c. orbit
gravitational pull


________ 46. When does high tide occur?

a. every other day
b. every two daysc. once a day

d. twice a

________ 47. When does neap tide occur?

a. first quarter moon
b. new moon

c. last quarter moon

d. full moon

________ 48. Which planet is largely gaseous?

a. Mercury
b. Venus

c. Neptune

________ 49. It is the only star in the solar system?

a. Sun
b. Andromeda

c. Polaris

d. Earth
d. Ursa Major

________ 50. In 1986 Comet Halley was seen in the sky. It was predicted that it would be
seen again after 75
years. When will this comet be seen in the sky again?
a. 2016
b. 2061
c. 2088
d. 2089

God bless you!

Prepared by:
Mrs. Miriam V. Sebastian