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The Earth And The Structure

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The Earth And The Structure

This is a quiz on the material we have discussed in class on the power point of Earth.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The inner core, the outer core, the mantle, the crust

    • B. 

      The mantle, the outside core, the indoor core, the layers

    • C. 

      There are no major layers

    • D. 

      The crust, the butter, the mix

  • 2. 
    What is the Earths core made up of?
    • A. 

      Rock and Salt

    • B. 

      Rock and Metal

    • C. 

      Metal and Gold

    • D. 

      Gold and Salt

  • 3. 
    What are Tectonic Plates?
    • A. 

      The Earth's cover

    • B. 

      When plates slide past each other

    • C. 

      When plates slide past each other

    • D. 

      The Earth’s surface that consist of a number of rigid, but moving pieces or plates

  • 4. 
  • 5. 
    What is the earth's mantle composed mainly of?
    • A. 

      Olivine-rich rock

    • B. 

      Salt rocks

    • C. 

      Oily rocks

  • 6. 
    How thick is the mantle?
    • A. 

      200,000

    • B. 

      3,500

    • C. 

      3,000

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The rocks

    • B. 

      The crust

    • C. 

      There is no layer

  • 8. 
    How do volcanoes form?
    • A. 

      When the fire gets between the earth

    • B. 

      When the magma erupts and it hardens and turns into a volcanoe

    • C. 

      When magma from earth’s mantle breaks throughout the plates or oozes out at the edge

  • 9. 
    What is a hot spot
    • A. 

      Every now and then there is a fragile spot in one of Earth’s plates and a stationary plume of magma erupts through it

    • B. 

      The Earth’s surface that consist of a number of rigid, but moving pieces or plates

    • C. 

      When plates slide past each other

  • 10. 
    What is subduction?
    • A. 

      The Earth’s surface that consist of a number of rigid, but moving pieces or plates

    • B. 

      When plates slide past each other

    • C. 

      When two plates crash towards each other, one plate is forced under the other. The underlying plate melts into magma and can erupt through the overlying plate as a volcanoe

  • 11. 
    What are the agents of erosion?
    • A. 

      Blood, sweat, and tears

    • B. 

      Water, wind, ice, and waves

    • C. 

      Water, ice, Popsicle, and rocks

  • 12. 
    What is Erosion?
    • A. 

      Known as weathering breaks up rocks so that they can be carried away

    • B. 

      The temperature in the core is hotter than the Sun's surface.

  • 13. 
    What do mid-ocean ridges have?
    • A. 

      Have shallow valleys along their entire length

    • B. 

      Have deep valleys along most of the length

    • C. 

      Have deep valleys along their entire length

  • 14. 
    Whats another name for diverging boundaries? Diverging Boundaries-
    • A. 

      There is no other name

    • B. 

      Spending centers

    • C. 

      Loose centers

  • 15. 
    What are sliding boundaries?
    • A. 

      When plates slide past each other

    • B. 

      When plates collide into each other

    • C. 

      When plates move away from each other

  • 16. 
    What does a Converging Boundaries(Collision) cause?
    • A. 

      Causes a form of converging boundaries that plunges down under another overriding plate.

    • B. 

      Causes the lithosphere at the boundary to be pushed upward in a mountain or range.

    • C. 

      Causes a break or crack in the earth’s crust

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