$100 Question from H1 Which type of erosion moves the most rock on Earth’s surface? A.Wind B.Water C.Glaciers D.gravity
$100 Answer from H1 Water
$200 Question from H1 If erosion is the only force acting on a mountain, what happens to its size? It becomes A.Steeper B.Softer C.Smaller D.larger
$200 Answer from H1 C. Smaller
$300 Question from H1 Look at the chart below to answer the question. Which of the following geological formations was most recent? A. Utah under warm seas B. Sand dunes deposited C. Volcanic activity D. Lake Bonneville, water erosion
$300 Answer from H1 D. Lake Bonneville – Water erosion
$400 Question from H1 Look at the chart below to answer the question. Which of these was probably a quick change to Earth's surface? A. Utah under warm seas B. Sand dunes deposited C. Volcanic activity D. Lake Bonneville, water erosion
$400 Answer from H1 C. Volcanic activity
$500 Question from H1 Which would be the best way to model the changes to a canyon after flooding? A.A tray of sand with water dripping through it. B.A tray of sand with water pouring through it. C.A blow dryer set up near a tray of sand. D.A tray of sand with plants set along the sides.
$500 Answer from H1 B. A tray of sand with water pouring through it.
$100 Question from H2 Finish the chart by telling what the signs of water erosion are: A. Mountains are being formed B. Broken rocks, sharp edges C. smooth, rounded rocks D. freshly dug holes in dirt
$100 Answer from H2 C. Smooth rounded rocks
$200 Question from H2 A model was used to show how water carves out a canyon. The students then drew the result. Which drawing is correct? A.Drawing of U-shaped valley B.Drawing of V-shaped canyon C.Drawing of one side of a cliff D.Drawing of a flat valley
$200 Answer from H2 B. Drawing of a V – Shaped valleys
$300 Question from H2 Hot rock deep in Earth expands and is forced out the Opening of a volcano. As the rock cools it may form Which of the following? A.Mountains B.Glaciers C.Rivers D.Sandstone arches
$300 Answer from H2 A. Mountains
$400 Question from H2 A seismogaph is a device used to measure wave movement through Earth’s crust. What can it help predict? A.Earthquakes and volcanoes B.Floods and hurricanes C.Snowstorms and avalanches D.Drought and rainfall patterns
$400 Answer from H2 A. Earthquakes and volcanoes
$500 Question from H2 How do volcanoes, earthquakes, and uplift affect Earth’s surface? They create A.Deep ocean basins B.Great plains of rich soil C.Mountains and valleys D.Arctic ice caps
$500 Answer from H2 C. Mountains and valleys
$100 Question from H3 What causes earthquakes, volcanoes and uplift of Earth’s surface? A.The pull of gravity from the moon and sun B.Movement of Earth’s crust C.Explosions deep with Earth’s core D.New rocks forming on Earth’s surface
$100 Answer from H3 B. Movement of Earth’s crust
$200 Question from H3 While on vacation, a family saw one mountain by itself that had a caved-in top. They found many lava rocks by it and decided it was a dormant volcano. Was this family doing science? A.Yes, because many people use evidence and observations to understand things. B.Yes, because it doesn’t matter if you are right or not, as long as you guess. C.No, because only trained geologists can understand different ways mountains form. D. No, because some things are too hard to understand.
$200 Answer from H3 A. Yes, because many people use evidence and observations to understand things.
$300 Question from H3 Scientists have been predicting that increased earthquakes on Mount St. Helens indicate another eruption of the volcano. What must they now do to support their prediction? A.Send out a public alert to keep people away from the mountain. B.Ask other scientists to agree with them so they can be correct. C.Collect specific evidence to support their prediction. D.Write a newspaper article to discuss this with the public.
$300 Answer from H3 C.Collect specific evidence to support their prediction.
$400 Question from H3 Scientists believe that the mountains on one side of a valley were made at the same time as the mountains on the other side of the valley. What must they now do to support their claim? A.Collect fossil evidence from both mountains to see if they are similar. B.Spend a lot of time looking at both mountains to see if they are similar. C.Write to other scientists to tell them their ideas. D.Publish pictures on the internet to tell others about this.
$400 Answer from H3 A.Collect fossil evidence from both mountains to see if they are similar.
$500 Question from H3 The Colorado River has helped to form the Grand Canyon. Which natural process does the river most directly cause? A.Faulting B.Uplift C.Earthquakes D.Erosion
$500 Answer from H3 D. Erosion
$100 Question from H4 What would Earth’s surface look like if there were no mountain uplift or erosion? A.Like the Sun B.Completely flat C.Like it did when Earth was formed D.Completely covered with mountains
$100 Answer from H4 C. Like it did when Earth was formed
$200 Question from H4 What scientific knowledge helps people predict what might happen after a forest fire has burned trees and plants on a mountain? A.Mudslides and landslides could occur B.An arch could form as rock wears away C.A volcano could erupt and burn more trees D.Uplift could occur from earthquakes and tremors
$200 Answer from H4 A. Mudslides and landslides occur
$300 Question from H4 Which set of processes allowed for the Grand Canyon walls to appear as they do today? A.Deposition, uplift, and erosion B.Volcanoes, erosion, and weathering C.Earthquakes, weathering, and uplift D.Faulting, volcanoes, and earthquakes
$300 Answer from H4 A. Deposition, uplift, and erosion
$400 Question from H4 The Colorado River has helped to form the Grand Canyon. Which natural process does the river most directly cause? A.Uplift B.Erosion C.Earthquakes D.Faulting
$400 Answer from H4 B. Erosion
$500 Question from H4 It has taken millions of years for the Grand Canyon to build up and break down. Where would the oldest rocks of this canyon most likely be? A.Top of the canyon B.Bottom of the canyon C.Middle of the canyon D.Eroded away
$500 Answer from H4 B. Bottom of the canyon
$100 Question from H5 Underground salt deposits can be dissolved by ground water and carried away. What may happen next? a. The ground may collapse. b. A volcano may go off c. An earthquake may happen. d. The ground may form a dome.
$100 Answer from H5 A. The ground may collapse
$200 Question from H5 How long has it taken for the Grand Canyon to form? a. 100 years b years c years d. over 5,000 years
$200 Answer from H5 D. Over 5000 years
$300 Question from H5 The Grand Canyon is a result of two forces. What are they? A. weathering and erosion B. erosion and uplift C. earthquakes and faulting D. volcanoes and magma
$300 Answer from H5 A. Weathering and erosion
$400 Question from H5 Use this drawing to answer the question: What forces have made this butte? a. volcanoes and earthquakes b. weathering and wind erosion c. water erosion and uplift d. glaciers and ice
$400 Answer from H5 C. Water erosion and uplift
$500 Question from H5 Which best completes this “Formation of Mountains” chart? 1.Uplift 2.Earthquakes 3._________________________ A.Volcanoes B.Sand dunes C.Shore lines D.Geysers
$500 Answer from H5 A. Volcanoes
Final Jeopardy Rodney went to his favorite fishing place on vacation one summer. When he got there, it had all changed. Why? A.He must have forgotten where it was B.Wind can blow rocks into rivers C.Erosion by rivers can change their course D.Ice in the winter can cause fish to die
Final Jeopardy Answer C. Erosion by rivers can change their course