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Density And Layers Of The Earth

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This quiz is over density and layers of the earth! Please do your best and keep your eyes on your own computer screen!

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  • 1. 
    What is the most dense layer of the earth?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Outer Core

    • D. 

      Inner Core

  • 2. 
    How do scientists know what the mantle and core are like?
    • A. 

      Direct observation

    • B. 

      Robotic equipment

    • C. 

      On-site research trips

    • D. 

      Seismic waves

  • 3. 
    The mantle can be described as being
    • A. 

      Solid

    • B. 

      Liquid

    • C. 

      Solid rock that flows

  • 4. 
    The two pieces of information that you need to find density are: (Select 2 answers!!!!)
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Density

    • E. 

      Celsius

  • 5. 
    What two pieces of equipment do you need to find the density of a lumpy, chunky rock?
    • A. 

      Thermometer

    • B. 

      Triple beam balance

    • C. 

      Metric ruler

    • D. 

      Graduated cylinder

    • E. 

      Funnel

  • 6. 
    This layer has mountains and oceans, and can undergo erosion:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 7. 
    Why doesn't the crust sink into the mantle?
    • A. 

      It is more dense than the mantle

    • B. 

      It is less dense than the mantle

    • C. 

      It is warmer than the mantle

    • D. 

      The oceans hold it up

  • 8. 
    Which is denser: continental or oceanic crust
    • A. 

      Continental

    • B. 

      Oceanic

  • 9. 
    What are the three layers of the mantle in order of least dense to most dense?
    • A. 

      Asthenosphere, lithosphere, mesosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere, mesosphere, asthenosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere, asthenosphere, mesosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere. asthenosphere, lithosphere

  • 10. 
    This is the most dense layer of the earth:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 11. 
    This layer is the crust and the upper part of the mantle:
    • A. 

      Asthenosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Outer Core

    • E. 

      Inner Core