Bnsg – Earth's Crust

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nye uses a chain saw to cut a _____ in half.
    • A. 

      Loaf of bread

    • B. 

      Snowman

    • C. 

      Wooden block

    • D. 

      Geode

  • 2. 
    The core of the Earth is made of solid _____.
    • A. 

      Nickel

    • B. 

      Tungsten

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Manganese

  • 3. 
    Between the Earth's core and its crust is its _____. 
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Magnum

    • D. 

      Medium

  • 4. 
    The Earth's core is around _____º Celsius.
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      1,500

    • D. 

      2,000

  • 5. 
    For Nye's "lab volcano" he mixes vinegar and _____ together.
    • A. 

      Flour

    • B. 

      Baking powder

    • C. 

      Powdered sugar

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Nye burns all of the following items in his crucible of hot magma, except for a _____.
    • A. 

      Goofy fish oven mitten

    • B. 

      Frankfurter

    • C. 

      Feather

    • D. 

      Popsicle stick

  • 7. 
    When studying plate tectonics scientists use _____ to simulate the liquid medium that the plates of the crust float on.
    • A. 

      Corn syrup

    • B. 

      Molasses

    • C. 

      Ketchup

    • D. 

      Vegetable oil

  • 8. 
    North America and Europe are moving away from each other at a rate of about _____ centimeters per year.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 9. 
    Cass Thompson shows Nye how to sift for _____ along a riverbank.
    • A. 

      Sapphires

    • B. 

      Rubies

    • C. 

      Emeralds

    • D. 

      Diamonds

  • 10. 
    Scientists figure that the Earth's core is _____ because of how earthquakes on one side of the world are felt on the other.
    • A. 

      Metal

    • B. 

      Hot

    • C. 

      Liquid

    • D. 

      Solid

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