1st Grade Science : Earth and Space Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 1st Grade Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Earth And Space Science

If the weather has been sunny and warm all week, what is a likely prediction for the weather tomorrow? 

Possible Answers:

rainy and cold 

sunny and warm 

freezing rain and cold

snow and cold 

Correct answer:

sunny and warm 

Explanation:

If a weather pattern has been sunny and warm all week, that is likely to continue. It would be uncommon for the weather to turn cold, with snow and freezing rain so quickly. 

Example Question #2 : Earth And Space Science

At night, what could you see in the sky? 

Possible Answers:

Stars 

Stars and the moon 

The moon and the sun

The moon

Correct answer:

Stars and the moon 

Explanation:

At night, the sky is dark. The sun cannot be seen in the night, only during the day. However, you could see both the moon and stars in the sky at night. 

Example Question #3 : Earth And Space Science

During the afternoon, what could you see in the sky?

Possible Answers:

The sun

Stars

The sun and stars

The moon

Correct answer:

The sun

Explanation:

During the afternoon, it is light outside. The moon and stars cannot be seen when it is light outside. However, you can see the sun during the afternoon. 

Example Question #4 : Earth And Space Science

If it is snowing outside, what would the temperature likely feel like? 

Possible Answers:

Cold and hot

Hot 

Warm

Cold

Correct answer:

Cold

Explanation:

In order for snow to fall, the temperature has to be cold and there has to be moisture in the air. If the temperatures are not low enough, the snow would be rain. When the weather is warm or hot, snow cannot form. The correct answer is cold. 

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