Midterm 1 - Quiz 5

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

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