The Earth And The Structure

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 The Earth And The Structure
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  • 1. 
    What are the four major layers on the Earths core
    • 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. 
    What is magma?,When magma erupts through the earth 's surface what is it called?, When magma erupts through the earth' s surface it is called When magma erupts through the earth 's surface it is called

  • 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. 
    What is the only layer on the mantle
    • 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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