8th Grade Science EOC Test

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8th Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

The earth is made up of layers upon layers of materials. This materials play a major role on how the earth is the way it is. How much do you know about what is beneath the earth surface and its atmosphere from your class work? Take up this simple quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the correct order (starting from the surface) of Earth’s layers?
    • A. 

      A. crust, outer core, inner core, mantle

    • B. 

      B. mantle, out core, inner core, crust

    • C. 

      C. crust, mantle, outer core, inner core

    • D. 

      D. outer core, inner core, crust, mantle

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      A. a dense ball of solid metal

    • B. 

      B. a layer of molten metal

    • C. 

      C. a layer of hot rock

    • D. 

      D. a layer of rock that forms Earth’s outer skin

  • 3. 
    Which statement best describes the mantle of the Earth?
    • A. 

      A. a layer of molten metal

    • B. 

      B. a layer of hot rock

    • C. 

      C. a ball of solid metal

    • D. 

      D. a layer of rock that forms Earth’s outer skin

  • 4. 
    Earth’s magnetic field results from the spinning of the:
    • A. 

      A. mantle

    • B. 

      B. outer core

    • C. 

      C. inner core

    • D. 

      D. crust

  • 5. 
    Compared with P waves and S waves, surface waves move:
    • A. 

      A. faster

    • B. 

      B. slower

    • C. 

      C. at the same rate

    • D. 

      D. farther from the epicenter

  • 6. 
    The type of seismic waves that arrive at the surface first and move by compressing and expanding the       ground like a slinky are called:
    • A. 

      A. S waves

    • B. 

      B. P waves

    • C. 

      C. Surface waves

    • D. 

      D. Mercalli waves

  • 7. 
    The order of the Sun’s atmosphere moving away from center is
    • A. 

      A. Photosphere, Chromosphere, Corona

    • B. 

      B. Corona, Core, Photosphere

    • C. 

      C. Chromosphere, Corona, Photosphere

    • D. 

      D. Photosphere, Sunspots, Core