Trivia Facts On Earth's Interior! Quiz

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Electricity MCQ trivia: Electricity is said to be produced when an electron moves through conductors. Electricity makes it possible to transfer energy in order to make some work easier. There are different sources from which electricity can be derived. Some are renewable, while others are not. In this quiz, you will get to test out how well you know some sources of electricity and how it is transmitted and created.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the hottest layer in the Earth?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Crust

  • 2. 
    What is the Earth's 'internal heat source'?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Core

  • 3. 
    What layer is made of mostly iron and nickel?
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Crust

  • 4. 
    What layer is solid because of the pressure of overlying rocks?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Inner core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 6. 
    What layer has properties of both a solid and a liquid?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Inner core

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 7. 
    What layer has 2/3 of Earth's mass?
    • A. 

      Outer core

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 8. 
    What causes the plates to move?
    • A. 

      Ocean currents

    • B. 

      Large machines

    • C. 

      Movement in the core

    • D. 

      Convection in the mantle

  • 9. 
    What are the pieces of the Earth's crust called?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Plates

    • C. 

      Puzzle pieces

    • D. 

      Continents

  • 10. 
    Oceanic crust is
    • A. 

      Thin and light

    • B. 

      Thin and heavy

    • C. 

      Thick and light

    • D. 

      Thick and heavy

  • 11. 
    Continental crust is
    • A. 

      Thin and light

    • B. 

      Thin and heavy

    • C. 

      Thick and light

    • D. 

      Thick and heavy

  • 12. 
    The crust is
    • A. 

      Flexible

    • B. 

      A liquid and a solid

    • C. 

      Metallic

    • D. 

      Solid rock

  • 13. 
    What is the coldest layer?
    • A. 

      The mantle

    • B. 

      The crust

    • C. 

      The inner core

    • D. 

      The outer core

  • 14. 
    How do we know about the interior of the Earth?
    • A. 

      We have sent robots down to the core

    • B. 

      We have giant ex-ray machines

    • C. 

      Earthquakes

    • D. 

      We have sensors that can take pictures of the layers

  • 15. 
    What layer is under the crust?
    • A. 

      The inner core

    • B. 

      The mantle

    • C. 

      The outer core

    • D. 

      There is no layer below the crust

  • 16. 
    What layer is below the mantle?
    • A. 

      The outer core

    • B. 

      There is no layer below the mantle

    • C. 

      The inner core

    • D. 

      The crust

  • 17. 
    What layer is below the outer core?
    • A. 

      The crust

    • B. 

      The mantle

    • C. 

      The inner core

    • D. 

      There is no layer below the outer core

  • 18. 
    The core is
    • A. 

      ,made of rock

    • B. 

      Very cool

    • C. 

      Very hot

    • D. 

      Blue in color

  • 19. 
    A material similar to the mantle's material would be
    • A. 

      Wood

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Silly putty

    • D. 

      Glass

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Crust