Earth's Layers Trivia Quiz

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The Earth is made up of a number of layers and each has something to do with how it is the way it is. In the past week, we covered the said layers and their characteristics. Do you need to refresh your memory on what we covered? Take up the test below and get to do just that. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the correct order of the earth's layers starting from the inside and going outwards?
    • A. 

      Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core

    • B. 

      Mantle, crust, outer core, inner core

    • C. 

      Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust

    • D. 

      Continental cruse, oceanic crust, mantle, core

  • 2. 
    A compound is:
    • A. 

      Two or more rocks

    • B. 

      Two or more elements

    • C. 

      Two or more atoms

    • D. 

      Two or more molecules

  • 3. 
    The core contains the densest elements.  What does the word "dense" mean in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Far apart

    • B. 

      Not that bright

    • C. 

      Closely compacted together

    • D. 

      Very thick

  • 4. 
    The two kinds of crust are continental and:
    • A. 

      Oprahanic

    • B. 

      Oceanic

    • C. 

      Octopanic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Oceanic crust contains more ________ than continental crust.
    • A. 

      Salt

    • B. 

      Rocks

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 6. 
    Most of the earth's mass is contained in the:
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT a possible way that scientists can learn about the mantle?
    • A. 

      By digging down directly to it.

    • B. 

      By studying rocks.

    • C. 

      By observing the Earth's surface

    • D. 

      By studying the ocean floor.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements is true about the crust?
    • A. 

      It is 67% of the Earth's mass

    • B. 

      It is about 3,00 km thick

    • C. 

      It is less than 1% of the Earth's mass

    • D. 

      It includes 3 different types

  • 9. 
    The crust is about 50-70km thick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The inner core is liquified.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Scientist believe that the inner core is made mostly of:
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Iron

  • 12. 
    Continental crust can be up to 100km thick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How many meters are in a kilometer?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      100,000

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