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FOURTH PERIODICAL TEST

IN SCIENCE AND HEALTH VI


NAME: ________________________________
SCORE:____RATING:_______
Direction: Choose the letter of the correct answer.
1. Among the following, which star is nearest to Earth?
A. Betelgeuse
B. Polaris
C. Proxima Centauri
D.
Rigel
2. Which are the hottest stars?
A. Red stars
B. White stars
C. Yellow stars
D.
Bluish-white stars
3. Betelgeuse is a red star. We can infer that it is__________.
A. As hot as our sun
C. Hotter than our sun
B. Cooler than our sun
D. Bigger than our sun
4. The color of our sun is_________.
A. Bluish-white
B. Orange
C. White
D. Yellow
5. How is the distance of a star measured?
A. In kilometres
B. In light-years
C. In miles
D. In
Years
6. What do colors of stars indicate?
A. Size if stars
C. Magnitude of stars
B. Distance of stars
D. Temperature of stars
7. The color of our star is________.
A. Bluish-white
B. Orange
C. White
D.
Yellow
8. The measure of a stars actual brightness is its_________.
A. Absolute magnitude
C. Luminosity
B. Apparent magnitude
D. Standard magnitude
9. The brightest star in terms of absolute magnitude is______________.
A. Betelgeuse
B. Polaris
C. Rigel
D.
Sirius
10. Why is Polaris an important star?
A. It helps tell direction.
C. It is in the North Pole
B. It is very bright star.
D. It is not important at all.
11. What causes a star to twinkle?
A. The stars distance
C. Presence of dust in the atmosphere
B. The movement of air
D. All of the above
12. Which of the following activities could be best determined by the stars position?
A. Play time
C. Sleeping time
B. Eating time
D. Going to school
13. Why do we see stars in different positions in the sky at night?
A. The Earth revolves around the sun.
B. The Earth rotates from west to east.
C. The Earths position in space changes as it revolves and rotates around the sun.

D. All of the above


14. Which of the following are characteristics of stars?
I.
II.
III.
IV.

They generate their own


light.
They twinkle.
They have different colors.
They reflect light.

A. I and II
C. II and III
B. I and III
D. II and IV
15. Which tells the relationship between color and temperature of a star?
A. Its size indicates its age.
B. Its color indicates its temperature.
C. Its color indicates its intensity of light.
D. Its brightness indicates its location in the sky.
16. Ramon observed some blue stars from a distance. What does blue color tell us?
A. It is the biggest and the nearest star.
B. It is the coolest and the nearest star.
C. It is the hottest and the farthest star.
D. It is the smallest and the farthest star.
17. Why does the sun outshine our stars?
A. It has yellow light.
B. It is bigger than other.
C. It is nearer the Earth than the other stars.
D. It has higher temperature than the other stars.
For Item 18, refer to the table below.
STAR
COLOR
Sun
Rigel
Vega
Betelgeuse
Aldebaran

Yellow
Bluish-white
White
Red
Orange

SURFACE
TEMPERATURE
6,000 C
20,000 C
11,000 C
3,000 C
4,000 C

18. Which statement is TRUE about the stars?


A. The whiter the star the cooler it would be.
B. The color of the star is related to its temperature.
C. The brighter of the star the hotter it would be.
D. The temperature of the star is determined by its brightness.
19. A group of star forming a pattern is called________.
A. Constellation
C. Nebula
B. Galaxy
D. Supernova
20. The name of our galaxy is ________.
A. Andromeda
C. Milky Way

B. Magellanic Clouds
D. Solar System
21. In what constellation is the North Star found?
A. Big Bear
C. Little Dipper
B. Big Dipper
D. Orion
22. The pointers are stars found in constellation________.
A. Big Dipper
C. Orion
B. Cassiopeia
D. Small Dipper
23. Rigel is a star found in_______.
A. Big Dipper
C. Little Dipper
B. Canis Major
D. Orion
24. The 12 zodiac constellations have guided the people of the ancient times to
make________.
A. Clocks
C. Horoscope
B. Calendars
D. Star maps
25. Which is NOT a zodiac constellation?
A. Antares
C. Gemini
B. Capricorn
D. Libra
26. Who classified galaxies into four major types?
A. Copernicus
C. Hipparchus
B. Edwin Hubble
D. Newton
27. Which statement is NOT TRUE about Milky Way?
A. It is where our solar system is.
B. It looks like a river of milk in space.
C. It is made up of 100,000 million stars.
D. All of the above.
28. What type of galaxy is Milky Way?
A. Barred Spiral
C. Irregular
B. Elliptical
D. Spiral
29. The position of some group of stars (constellation) is useful to some people in the
practice of their work. Which practice is scientific?
A. Fishermen use it to guide them where big fish can be caught.
B. People use it before making decisions for job placements and financial opportunities.
C. Astrophysicists use it as a valid reference when presenting the official findings of
their studies.
D. Farmers use it in deciding the date they will start planting their crops.
30. Which of the following statement tell us how constellations are useful to man?
I.
II.
III.
IV.

Constellations warn us of climate change.


Constellations are used as guides in
determining directions.
The position of stars enables us to
approximate time at night.
Constellations help in the process of
photosynthesis at night.

A. I only
C. II and III
B. I and II
D. III and IV
31. Why are constellations important?
A. They make a beautiful sight at night.
B. They act as guide for travellers at night.
C. Their relative movement could be used to determine time.
D. B and C only
32. Very faint stars could be detected by the sound waves they give off. This could be
captured by the_____.
A. Optical telescope
C. Reflecting telescope
B. Radio telescope
D. Refracting telescope
33. Who invented the first telescope?
A. Cassegrain
B. Copernicus
C. Galileo
D. Isaac Newton
34. How are reflecting telescopes different from refracting telescopes?
A. Reflecting telescopes make use of lenses.
B. They make use of mirrors that reflect light.
C. They are easier to use than refracting telescopes.
D. They work only on elevated places like mountain tops.
35. The first refracting telescope was made by_____.
A. Edwin Hubble
C. Hans Lippershey
B. Gallileo Galilee
D. Nicholas Copernicus
36. How does the telescope work?
A. It works like a camera.
B. It makes an image look clear.
C. It makes a celestial body look real.
D. It makes the image of a distant object appear bigger.
37. The worlds largest refracting telescope is__________.
A. Hale Telescope in Mt. Palomar
C. Keck I Telescope
B. Hubble Telescope
D. Yerkes Telescope
38. What are used in a reflecting telescope?
A. Glass
B. Lenses
C. Mirrors
D. Radio waves
39. A space craft that gather information and photographs of planetary bodies is
called_______.
A. Artificial satellite
C. Space shuttle
B. Space probe
D. Space station
40. Challenger, Columbia and Discovery are names of spacecraft sent in space. They are
______.
A. Space probes
C. Space shuttles
B. Space satellites
D. Space stations
Prepared by:
DYLENE R. EJE
Master Teacher I

ANSWER KEY FOR FOURTH GRADING


1. C
2. D
3. B
4. D
5. B
6. D
7. D
8. A
9. D
10. C
11. D
12. C
13. D
14. C
15. B
16. C
17. C
18. B
19. A
20. C
21. C
22. A
23. D
24. B
25. A
26. B
27. C
28. D
29. D
30. B
31. D
32. B
33. C
34. B
35. C
36. D

37. D
38. C
39. B
40. C

Republic of the Philippines


Department of Education
Region IV- MIMAROPA
Division of Occidental Mindoro
Abra de Ilog District
Balao Elementary School
TABLE OF SPECIFICATION
FOURTH PERIODICAL TEST
IN SCIENCE VI

SKILLS

1. Compare the characteristics of


stars based on color, size,
brightness and distance
2. Describe
the
relationship
between
the
color
and
temperature of a star
3. Identify
the
common
constellations in the sky
4. Describe how constellations are
useful to people
5. Discuss the use of astronomical

Numbe
r of
Items

ASSESSMENT
Items
Placement

Knowledge
27.5%

Understandin
g
57.5%

Process
15%

12

1-12

13-18

10

19-28

3
5

29-31
32-40

3
9

instrument
TOTAL

40

11

23

40