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Republic of the Philippines

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Region I
SCHOOLS DIVISION OFFICE URDANETA CITY
CALEGU INTEGRATED SCHOOL
Urdaneta City Pangasinan

THIRD PERIODIC EXAMINATION


Science 9
Name: ______________________________________ Date: ________________
Grade and Section: ___________________ Score: ___________________

I. Write the letter of the correct answer on the space before the number.

_____1. Which characteristic of magma mainly determines its explosiveness?


a. color b. amount c. temperature d. silica content

_____2. Which of the following characteristics of a volcano depends on its magma emission?
a. age b. size c. shape d. location

_____3. Which of the following is NOT TRUE about volcanoes?


a. cone shaped b. has crater c. emits hot rocks d. gives off cold gases

_____4. A thick layer of volcanic ash can be heavy enough to collapse the roofs of buildings because ash _____.
a. is solid.
b. cannot be blown by winds.
c. becomes heavier as it cools.
d. consists of tiny fragments of rocks that become heavy as they pile up.

_____5. Which of the following is an active volcano in the Philippines?


a. Apo in Davao c.Isarog in Camarines Sur
b.Bud Datu in Sulu d.Kanlaon in Negros Oriental

_____6. Which of the following refers to volcanoes that are formed by accumulation of lava resulting in a broad,
slightly domed structure that resembles a warrior’s shield?
a. composite cone b. shield cone c. cinder cone d. caldera

_____7. Which of the following factors associated with huge volcanic eruptions may cause the decrease in the
Earth’s average temperature for a few years?
a. heat b. light c. acid rain d. volcanic ash

_____8. Which of the following refers to the energy that comes from the heat from the interior of the Earth that
warms up water which is trapped in rock formations beneath its surface?
a. geothermal energy b. hydrothermal energy c. solar energy d. wind power

_____9. What happens to the temperature of air when altitude increases?


a. remains the same b. increases c. decreases d. varies

_____10. Which of the following refers to the hotness and coldness of an object?
a. latitude b. longitude c. temperature d. topography

_____11. It refers to the long term shifting of global pattern.


a. climate change b. global warming c. greenhouse effect d. El Niño

_____12. It refers to the atmospheric condition of a place over a long period of time.
a. climate b. monsoon c. weather d. topography

_____13. Which activity does not contribute to global warming?


a. reforestation b. illegal fishing c. mining activities d. incineration of garbage

_____14. It is a phenomenon of brought about by the current of the ocean bringing warm air to a landmass in the
Pacific region.
a. El Niño b. tsunami c. storm surge d. La Niña

_____15. Which side of the mountain often receives the most precipitation?
a. leeward side b. windward side c. rain shadow d. peak

_____16. Which of the following can cause global warming?


a. volcanic eruptions
b. the increase of the amount of rainfall
c. the rising of warm air into the atmosphere
d. increase of the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere

_____17. When does greenhouse effect happen?


a. Greenhouse gases on the surface absorb heat from the atmosphere.
b. Greenhouse gases on the surface absorb heat from the earth’s interior.
c. Greenhouse gases in the upper atmosphere absorb heat from the outer space.
d. Greenhouse gases in the lower atmosphere absorb heat from the earth’s surface.

_____18. What will happen when the rates of evaporation and condensation are equal?
a. Clouds form. c. The humidity increases.
b. The dew point is reached. d. Precipitation occurs.

_____19. Which is the best practice to reduce the effect of climate change?
a. livestock raising b. burning fossil fuel c. organic farming d. car manufacturing

_____20. Which star is the hottest?


a. red b. yellow c. white d. blue

_____21. Which star is very similar to our Sun?


a. red b. yellow c. white d. blue

_____22 Which is the coolest star?


a. red b. yellow c. white d. blue

_____23. If you are located at the North Pole, where will you see the Polaris?
a. Overhead c. Around 45° from the horizon
b. Just above the horizon d. Polaris will not be seen in the North Pole.

_____24. Which constellation is prominently seen in the sky during summer?


a. Orion b. Pegasus c. Hercules d. Virgo

_____25. Stars can be found in large groups throughout the universe. What are these groups called?
a. solar system b. comets c. constellations d. asteroids

_____26. Which of the following is NOT considered as observed signs that a volcano is about to erupt?
a. Ground swells (or inflation), ground tilt and ground fissuring due to magma intrusion.
b. Crater glow due to presence of magma at or near the crater
c. Drying up of springs/wells around the volcano;
d. no visible change in color of steam emission of ash

_____27. Based on apparent magnitude, which of the following stars is the brightest?
a. Alpha Centauri b. Betelgeuse c. Rigel d. Sirius

_____28. Why do mountain climbers bring thick jackets when they go up the mountain?
a. The temperature increases as the altitude increases.
b. The temperature decreases as the altitude increases.
c. The altitude increases as the temperature increases.
d. The altitude decreases as the temperature decreases.

_____29. What will happen if there is too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere?
a. Greenhouse effect occurs c. Water vapor condenses.
b. Temperature increases. d. Climate changes.

_____30. Which of the following is a government agency tasked with monitoring earthquakes and volcanoes in
the country, the following are commonly observed signs that a volcano is about to erupt?
a. PAGASA b. PHIVOLCS c. GSIS d. DEPED
_____31. Why does cloud formation disappear as the air moves slowly towards the leeward side of a mountain?
a. The air condenses as it moves to the leeward side. c. The temperature becomes lower
b. The amount of water vapor is not enough. d. There is too much water vapour

_____32. Which of the following BEST describes climate?


a. The weather that occurs in the atmosphere within a day.
b. The pattern of weather that occurs in a region over a long period of time.
c. The pattern of weather that occurs in a region over a short period of time.
d. The disturbance in the atmosphere that happens in a long period of time.

_____33. Which condition happens during La Niña phenomenon?


a. Air pressure in the western Pacific increases
b. Air pressure in the eastern Pacific decreases
c. Upwelling of cold water is blocked
d. Trade wind becomes stronger

_____34. City A is surrounded by bodies of water and has a moderate climate. It is located near the equator.
What will most likely affect the climate of the city?
a. latitude b. altitude c. topography d. all of these

_____35. Which of the following shows the effect of climate change?


a. rising of sea level c. coastal erosion in some places
b. deforestation of the forest d. siltation of bodies of water

_____36. During summer, many people visit Baguio because of the cold weather. What do you think makes
Baguio cold?
a. The latitude b. The topography c. The altitude d. The distance from the ocean

_____37. Why do places at the same latitude but different altitudes have different climate?
a. Amount of heat received varies. c. Higher altitudes have lower temperature.
b. Amount of precipitation differs. d. Higher altitudes have higher temperature.

_____38 Which of following is an indication of global warming?


a. rising of sea level c. coastal erosion
b. decrease of global temperature d. land and water pollution

_____39. How do stars appear to move in the night sky?


a. From East to West c. From North to South
b. From West to East d. From South to North

_____40. Stars appear to move in the sky because


a. The Earth is rotating on its axis. c. The night sky is rotating.
b. The Universe is expanding. d. New galaxies are formed.

_____41. Why are the coldest places on earth found at the poles?
a. great amount of gaseous particles trap heat from the surface
b. great amount of thermal radiation is received by these areas
c. less amount of thermal radiation is received by these areas
d. less amount of gaseous particles trap heat from the surface

_____42. Why do stars have colors?


a. It is because of the presence of oxygen. c. It is because of varied temperatures.
b. It is because of the presence of carbon dioxide. d. It is because of the different locations.

_____43. How does the windward side differ from the leeward side of a high land?
a. The windward receives more precipitation than the leeward.
b. The leeward side has more vegetation than the windward side.
c. The windwardside receives more heat than the leeward side.
d. The leeward side receives more precipitation than the windwardside.

_____44. The star Algol is estimated to be as bright as the star Aldebaran and have approximately the same
temperature as the star Rigel. Which of the following statement is correct?
a. Algol and Rigel have same color. c. Algol and Aldebaran have the same in size.
b. Algol and Rigel have the same brightness d. Algol and Rigel have the same brightness and color.
_____45. Which statement best explains why Cygnus is visible to an observer in Manila in September but not
visible in March?
a. Earth spins on its axis. c. Cygnus spins on its axis.
b. Earth orbits the Sun. d. Cygnus orbits the Earth.

II. Match Column A to Column B. Write the letter that corresponds to the stars and constellations in
its local name and western equivalent on the blank before the number.

A B
______46. Baha A. Gemini
______47. Pandarawa B. Orion’s belt
______48. Malara C. Canis Minor
______49. Balatilk D.Pleiades
______50. Gibbang E. Taurus
F. Aquia

Prepared by: Noted by:


SHARLYN B. BALGOA DORIS S. SANDOY
Subject Teacher Principal I