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Division of Rizal

District of Rodriguez II
__________________Elementary School


Name : ____________________________________ Grade/Section: _____________

Teacher: ___________________________________ Score : __________________

I. Read each item carefully. Encircle the letter of the correct answer.
1. What do you call the thin layer of solid rock that makes up the outermost layer of the Earth?
A. Crust B. Mantle C. core D. continents
2. Which of Earth's layers is mostly iron and solid because of the high amount of pressure?
A. Crust B. mantle C. outer core D. inner core
3. An egg shell is a good model of the crust because
A. it can be cracked into pieces like plates
B. it covers the outer surface of the egg
C. it is hard and it is solid
D. All of the choices
4. Which is the correct order of the earth's layers starting from the inside and going outwards?
A. Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
B. Mantle, crust, outer core, inner core
C. Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
D. Continental cruse, oceanic crust, mantle, core
5. Which layer is heated by the outer core?
A. Mantle B. crust C. core D. continents

For item 6-8, refer to the illustration below. Name the three crustal plates identified.

7. ________

6. _________

8. _________

9. Earthquakes generally occur at plate boundaries, where

A. Stress on rocks is low.
B. The most rock is found.
C. Magnetic pull is greatest.
D. Stress on rocks is greatest.
10. Earthquakes are common in the Philippines because it is located in an area called
A. Southeast Asia C. Earthquake Prone Area
B. Pacific Ocean D. Pacific Ring of Fire
11. PHILVOLCS is the government agency that monitors volcanic activities. What is
PHILVOLCS stands for?
A. Philippine Institution of Volcanology and Seismology
B. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
C. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seisnology
D. Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Sismology
12. Why do earthquakes and volcanic eruptions frequently occur in the Philippines? Because
A. It is near the equator C. of the faults and trenches
B. Of its many island D. of the presence of volcanoes
13. People are interviewed and buildings are inspected to determine _________.
A. Intensity C. location of the focus
B. Magnitude D. location of an active fault
14. It is the amount of energy released by an earthquake.
A. Epicenter B. Magnitude C. Intensity D. Focus
15. An earthquake may happen under the sea. It can cause giant waves that can sweep away
a whole village near the coastal area. What is this?
A. Tsunami B. Trench C. Surge D. Fault
16. What are the effects of earthquake in our environment?
A. Destruction of properties C. It can make people afraid
B. It can kill thousands of people D. All of the above
17. The key factor in earthquake safety is _______________.
A. familiarizing C. checking
B. planning D. preparing
18. The following should be done after an earthquake except ______________.
A. drive around
B. check for fires
C. check for inquiries
D. use flashlight when searching for gas leaks
19. Which of the following you should do during an earthquake?
A. Report broken electrical wires
B. Return home immediately
C. Go to an open area
D. Prepare
20. Why is the Philippines prone to Tsunami? Because the Philippines ________.
A. have many underwater volcanoes.
B. have a tsunami hazard potential
C. lies in low coastal zones.
D. All of the above
21. The movement between two plates that are moving toward each other causing a volcano to
form is called?

A. Divergent
B. Convergent
C. Subduction
D. Deep-sea trench.
22. How are volcanoes formed?
A. When lava gets out of the crater
B. When a mountain send out hot lava
C. When rocks and soil form a big mound
D. When magma reach the surface of the earth through an opening in the crust
23. All of these sentences tell the harmful effects of volcanic eruption EXCEPT ______.
A. Kill people C. Loss of properties
B. Can cause asthma D. Soil become fertile
24. Which of the following sentences tell the beneficial effects of volcanic eruption?
A. It brings damage to plants, animals, people
B. Sand, rocks are used in building construction
C. Poisonous gases are usually released
D. It build pollution
25. All of these sentences are practices after volcanic eruption EXCEPT _______.
A. Wait for further notice from authorized agencies as to when to return home.
B. Make the necessary repairs and clean-up of houses.
C. Evacuate quickly to safer areas.
D. Go and see the volcano.
26. Which of the following activities will be safe to follow if there is a volcanic eruption in your
A. Listen to radio C. Follow the warnings
B. Store enough food D. All of the above
27. Why are there so many volcanos in the Philippines? The Philippines is ___________.
A. Part of the "Pacific Ring of Fire" that is an enormous circular ring that that includes
B. Located in an area of tectonic plate boundaries that has volcanic activity and
C. Part of the subduction plate boundaries force magma to the surface resulting in volcanic
D. All of the above.
28. Mt. Mayon is recently showing volcanic activity. The volcano is considered as__________.
A. Active B. Dormant C. Inactive D. Extinct
29. Mt. Makiling is one of the most famous in the Philippines. Mt. Makiling is an example of
what kind of volcano?
A. Active B. Dormant C. Inactive D. Extinct
30. As a Grade 6 pupil, what can you do to cope up with disaster like earthquake?
A. Do not attend classes
B. Visit a friend in other school
C. Invite classmate in your house
D. Participate in safety drills in school
31. Why do we have only two seasons in the Philippines? Because __________.
A. The Philippines is near in the equator
B. It is surrounded by seas.
C. It has many mountains.
D. Of its latitude.
32. What causes the seasons of the Philippines?
A. It’s location near the equator.
B. It is surrounded by seas.
C. It has many mountains.
D. Of its latitude.

For Item 33-34, select 2 of the given choices the options that describe the two seasons in
the Philippines:

______Dry Season (tag-araw)

______Rainy/wet Season (tag-ulan)
______Spring or when things grow (tag-sibol)
______Autumn or when things die off (tag-lagas)

35. The prevailing wind systems that affect the climate of the Philippines are the Northeast
Monsoon (amihan), Northeast Trade winds and ________.
A. Southwest Monsoon ( Habagat )
B. The four seasons in other country.
C. The longitude and altitude of the place.
D. The four types of climate in the Philippines
36. Why there are four types of climate in the Philippines?
A. Revolution of the Earth around the sun.
B. Rotation of the Earth on its axis.
C. Tilting of the earth on its axis.
D. All of the above.
37. Catanduanes has no dry season with maximum rainfall from November to January. What
type of climate does Catanduanes belong to?
A. First Type C. Third Type
B. Second Type D. Fourth Type
38. Batanes belongs to the fourth type of climate. What is the description for this type of
A. Rains evenly distributed throughout the year
B. Dry for 6 months & wet for another 6 months
C. Short dry season from 1-3 months.
D. No dry season
39. This type of climate is characterized by having two pronounced seasons- dry and wet. The
dry season is from November to April while the wet season is from May to October.
A. First Type C. Third Type
B. Second Type D. Fourth Type
40. There is not a single dry month. Minimum monthly rainfall occurs during the period from
March to May.
A. First Type C. Third Type
B. Second Type D. Fourth Type

For Item 41-50, refer to the table below and answer the questions that follow.


Mercury 58 million 88 days 0 427ºC
Venus 108 million 224days 0 481ºC
Earth 150 million 365¼ days 1 57.7ºC
Mars 228 million 687 days 2 22ºC
Jupiter 778 million 12 years 16 -153ºC
Saturn 1427 million 29 years 22 -185ºC
Uranus 2869 million 84 years 15 -214ºC
Neptune 4489 million 165 years 8 -225ºC
Pluto 5900 million 248 years 1 -233ºC

41. Which planet has the shortest period of revolution?

A. Pluto B. Jupiter C .Mercury D. Venus
42. What planets have no moons?
A. Mercury and Venus C. Earth and Mars
B. Pluto and Neptune D. Saturn and Uranus
43. Which among these planets is the farthest from the sun?
A. Neptune B. Mars C. Pluto D. Saturn
44. What planet has only one satellite just like Earth?
A. Uranus B. Pluto C. Mercury D. Venus
45. Which is the hottest planet?
A. Venus B. Mercury C. Uranus D. Neptune
46. Which planet is the third nearest from the sun?
A. Earth B. Mercury C. Mars D. Jupiter
47. What is the average distance of Mars from the sun?
A. 58 million km. C. 228 million km.
B. 108 million km. D. 150 million km.
48. Which planet has the longest period of revolution?
A. Pluto B. Venus C. Earth D. Mars
49. What is the average temperature of the planet Earth?
A. 427ºC B. 484ºC C. 57.7ºC D. 22ºC
50. Which planet has almost twice of the Earth’s period of revolution?
A. Saturn B. Jupiter C. Mars D. Venus



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Division of Rizal
District of Rodriguez II


1. Describe the different layers of the 4 1-4
earth’s interior
2. Identify the different crustal plates 4 5-8
3. Describe how an earthquake occur 1 9
4. Infer why the Phil. is earthquake prone 3 10-12
5. Differentiate intensity from magnitude
of an earthquake 2 13-14
6. Describe the effect of an earthquake 2 15-16
7. Practice precautionary measures
before, during and after an earthquake 3 17-19
8. Explain why the Philippines is prone to
Tsunami 1 20
9. Describe how a volcano is formed 2 21-22
10. Describe the effects of volcanic
eruption 2 23-24
11. Practice precautionary measures
before, during and after volcanic 2 25-26
12. Explain why the Philippines have many 1 27
active volcanoes
13. Differentiate an active from inactive 2 28-29
14. Participate in safety drills for coping 1 30
with natural disaster
15. Explain why are there two seasons in 2 31-32
the Philippines
16. Describe the two seasons in the 2 33-34
17. Explain why there are four types of 6 35-40
climate in the Philippines
18. Compare the different characteristics of 10 41-50
planets in the solar system

1 A 26 D
2 D 27 D
3 D 28 A
4 C 29 C
5 C 30 D
10 D 35 A
11 B 36 D
12 C 37 B
13 A 38 D
14 B 39 A
15 A 40 B
16 D 41 C
17 B 42 A
18 A 43 C
19 C 44 B
20 D 45 A
21 B 46 A
22 D 47 C
23 D 48 A
24 B 49 C
25 D 50 C