Midterm 1 - Quiz 5

14 Questions  I  By Naspah
Please take the quiz to rate it.

Midterm Quizzes & Trivia
This quiz is designed to test your knowledge on p waves, s waves, and the Earth's composition.

   or Create Online Exam
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Questions and Answers

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
1.  The Earth's magnetic field is responsible for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  The interior structure of the Earth is deduced from:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  Seismic records from the Moon indicate:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  The major contributors to the Earth's heat (including high internal temperature of the interior of the Earth) are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
5.  S- waves differ from P- waves in that they:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
6.  P- and S- waves in the Earth are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  In what ways are "maria" on the Moon related to the "seas" on the Earth?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  Plate motion (of gigantic parts of the Earth's surface) result in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  "Maria" is related to the _____ words for "seas".
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  The "differentiation" of the Earth required that much of the Earth was at one time (in the past):
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  "Seismic" is related to the _____ word for "earthquake".
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  Plate motion (on the Earth) is driven by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  Most of our detailed information on the Moon's interior comes from:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  Because of the different erosion rate today on the Moon (than on Earth) crater walls disappear after approximately:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Back to top

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz
We have sent an email with your new password.