Earth Spheres Quiz For 8th Grade

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Earth Spheres Quiz For 8th Grade - Quiz

The earth is a system majorly consists of four interacting components. The earth's elements move within and between these components. They are Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, and Biosphere. Test your 8th grader's knowledge of the earth's system and the interaction between these four spheres.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _____ contains all living things on earth
    • A. 

      Biosphere

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Hydrosphere

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 2. 
    The Biosphere is sometimes referred to as _____
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Hydrosphere

    • C. 

      Ecosphere

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 3. 
    Who coined the term Biosphere in 1875?
    • A. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Eduard Suess

  • 4. 
    Lithosphere is derived from the Greek words Litho and Sphaira which mean _____ and _____
    • A. 

      Sphere and Rocky

    • B. 

      Rocky and Sphere

    • C. 

      Ground and Sphere

    • D. 

      Environment and Sand

  • 5. 
    Who coined the term Lithosphere?
    • A. 

      Eduard Suess

    • B. 

      Louis Pasteur

    • C. 

      Joseph Barrell

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 6. 
    From where do we extract natural resources like coal?
    • A. 

      Hydrosphere

    • B. 

      Biosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Ecosphere

  • 7. 
    The frozen part of the hydrosphere is called _____
    • A. 

      Cryosphere

    • B. 

      Athenosphere

    • C. 

      Ecosphere

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 8. 
    The hydro, used to coin the word hydrosphere means _____
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Seas

    • C. 

      Fluid

    • D. 

      Flow

  • 9. 
    The atmosphere layer closest to earth is referred to _____
    • A. 

      Cryosphere

    • B. 

      Ecosphere

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Athenosphere

  • 10. 
    Which of the following elements makes up 78% of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Helium

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