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Republic of the Philippines

Region VII, Central Visayas
Division of Toledo City
North Toledo District
Toledo City

Third Periodical Test in Elementary Science and Health VI

Name: ________________________________________________________ Score: ___________________
Directions: Multiple Choices. Read each question carefully and encircle the letter of the correct
1. Which of the following statement is true?
a. Speed is the product between distance and time.
b. Speed is similar to velocity.
c. Speed is the distance travelled over a specific period of time.
d. both a and b
2. Compute the speed of a runner who can run a 100-metre distance in 20 seconds.
a. 7 metres/second
c. 5 metres/second
b. 8 metres/second
d. 10 metres/second
3. In what direction does a bus travel if it runs opposite northeast?
a. northwest
b. north
c. southwest
d. southeast
4. Which of the following indicates velocity?
a. ship moving in the ocean
c. car moving 100 km/hr
b. a racing car
d. bicycle stopping at northeast point
5. Which of the following is an example of speed?
a. 10 km
b. 10 sec
c. 10 km/sec
d. 10 km/sec, north
6. Which of the following statements is NOT true?
a. Force is needed to accelerate the movement of an object.
b. Velocity may change from time to time.
c. The mass of an object affects its acceleration.
d. The mass of an object does not affect its acceleration.
7. Why is it more difficult to stop a fully-loaded truck than an unloaded one?
a. because its mass affects acceleration
c. because it has less mass than the
b. because it is affected by gravity
d. because it is bigger
8. Which home appliance demonstrates centripetal force?
a. gas stove
b. television set
c. washing machine
9. Why are some parts of the egg thrown to the sides of the bowl when the egg is being mixed?
a. because of the centripetal force
c. because of the force exerted by the
b. because of the inertia
d. both a and c
10. On what layer of the Earth does man live?
a. crust
b. mantle
c. outer core
d. inner core
11. What is the outer core made of?
a. hot molten rocks
b. molten iron
c. molten nickel
d. both b & c
12. This part of the Earth is believed to be composed of hot molten rock.
a. crust
b. mantle
c. core
13. Why do great earthquakes occur? They occur ____________________________________.
a. because of shifting of the crustal plates
c. because of the flowing stream
b. because of the waves coming from the ocean
d. because of typhoons that hit certain
14. What is the intensity of an earthquake when people become panicky as small landslides
a. Intensity I
b. Intensity III
c. Intensity II
d. Intensity
15. Which of the following statements best refer to the magnitude of an earthquake?
a. the amount of energy released by an earthquake
c. the vibrations on the earths
b. the extent of damage caused by an earthquake
d. the falling of loose rocks

16. Which of the following statements best refer to the intensity of an earthquake?
a. the amount of energy released by an earthquake
c. the vibrations on the earths
b. the extent of damage caused by an earthquake
d. the falling of loose rocks
17. What is the magnitude of an earthquake that causes so much damage on the land?
a. Magnitude 6
b. Magnitude 7
c. Magnitude 8
d. Magnitude over
18. Which of the following describes a landslide?
a. loose rocks falling from a mountain
c. giant waves in the ocean
b. some parts of the ground open up
d. both b and c
19. Why does a tsunami occur?
a. it is caused by an earthquake in a plain
c. it is caused by a big typhoon
on land
b. it is caused by an earthquake under the sea
d. both b and c
20. Which should you observe before an earthquake?
a. stay under a sturdy table
c. avoid touching live electric
b. stay away from cliffs and mountainsides
d. perform an earthquake drill
21. Which should you avoid after an earthquake?
a. condemned buildings b. elevators
c. stairs
d. a valley
22. How should you behave during an earthquake?
a. keep calm
c. listen to the radio for the latest
b. rush to an overcrowded exit
d. all of the above
23. Which of the following forms a part of a volcano?
a. cone
b. vent
c. plate
both a and b
24. How are Mt. Mayon, Mt. Pinatubo, and Taal Volcano similar?
a. they are active volcanoes
c. they are found in Mindanao
b. they are inactive volcanoes
d. they are all located in Ilocos Region
25. Which of the following statements about volcanoes is true?
a. Volcanoes are mountains or hills.
b. Volcanoes have vents from which smoke and magma come out.
c. Volcanoes are also found under the sea
d. all of the above
26. When is an area surrounding a volcano NOT considered a danger area? When it
a. might experience landslides
c. might experience a range of shocks
b. might be buried in lava
d. stable and far from the crater
27. Which of the following is a beneficial effect of volcanic eruption?
a. increased fertility of the land
c. loss of life and property
b. release of tremendous amounts of gases in the air
d. buried landscape
28. Why are precautionary measures observed before volcanic eruptions?
a. to prevent the loss of lives
c. to pinpoint Volcanic Danger
b. to protect properties
d. both a and b
29. What must people living in Volcanic Danger Zone do before a volcano erupts?
a. listen to the radio for some latest updates
c. follow government warnings
b. make necessary repairs on roofing
d. both a and c
30. Which government agency monitors and issues warnings on volcanic activities?
c. BFM
31. Which of the following explains Baguios cold temperature?
a. it is surrounded by bodies of water
c. it is rich in mineral deposits
b. it is located on top of a mountain
d. it is located in the north
32. Why do sailors avoid the doldrums?
a. because their ships would just stay in a particular area and would not move
b. because their ships would sail so fast that they may hit the rocks
c. because their ships would hit polar icebergs
d. both a and c
33. What kind of climate do areas surrounded by seas have?
a. very cold climate
b. cold climate
c. hot climate
d. mild climate
34. What is the significance of the Coriolis Effect?
a. the wind move from the poles toward the equator to blowing sideward

b. the trade winds meet together in the intertropical convergence zone.

c. the winds would blow toward the poles
d. both a and b
35. Which of the following causes the winds to blow sideward?
a. unequal heating of land and water
c. the different bodies of water
b. the earths rotation on its axis
d. both a and b
36. Which of the following are the seasons in the Philippines?
a. wet and dry
b. wet and spring
c. dry and fall
d. wet
and winter
37. Why does the Philippines have only two seasons?
a. because it is located in the temperate zone
b. because of its latitude
d. because it is surrounded by seas
38. Which causes heavy rains from June to November?
a. polar easterlies
c. northeast monsoon
b. southwest monsoon
d. horse latitude
39. Why do other countries in the temperate zone experience four seasons?
a. because of the earths inclination
c. because of the earths
b. because of the earths revolution
d. both and b
40. What kind of season has most leaves falling from trees?
a. summer
b. spring
c. autumn
d. winter