Changes To Earth's Surface Vocabulary Test

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Changes To Earth

The earth surface keeps on changing and this can either be human intervention and due to some human interference or just changes in nature. What do you know about the changes in the changes that happen on the earth’s surface? The quiz below is designed to test the vocabulary you have learnt from the topic. Give it a shot and get to expand the understanding you have so far. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Physical features on the surface
    • A. 

      Landforms

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 2. 
    The process of breaking rock into soil, sand, and other tiny pieces, or particles, called sediments
    • A. 

      Landform

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Deposition

    • D. 

      Erosion

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Landforms

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 4. 
    The process of dropping or depositing sediments in a new location
    • A. 

      Landforms

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 5. 
    The downhill movement of rock and soil because of gravity
    • A. 

      Mass movement

    • B. 

      Landforms

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 6. 
    The Earth's outer layer and is made of rock
    • A. 

      Plates

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 7. 
    The layer of rock beneath Earth's crust
    • A. 

      Plates

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 8. 
    The center layer of Earth
    • A. 

      Plates

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 9. 
    Rigid blocks of crust and upper mantle rock
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Plates

  • 10. 
    Hot, partially molten rock that forms in the Earth's upper mantle
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Volcano

  • 11. 
    A mountain formed by lava and ash
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Volcano

  • 12. 
    A shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of energy in Earth's crust
    • A. 

      Lava

    • B. 

      Volcano

    • C. 

      Fault

    • D. 

      Earthquake

  • 13. 
    Places where pieces of the crust move
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Faults

    • C. 

      Volcano

    • D. 

      Lava

  • 14. 
    The theory of how Earth's continents move over its surface
    • A. 

      Continental drift

    • B. 

      Weathering

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 15. 
    All of the land on Earth was joined together in one supercontinent with this name
    • A. 

      Gondwana

    • B. 

      Pangea

    • C. 

      Lemura

    • D. 

      Laurasia

  • 16. 
    Remains or traces of past life found in sedimentary rock
    • A. 

      Fossils

    • B. 

      Bones

    • C. 

      Sediments

    • D. 

      Rock layer