The Earth Layers Quiz: Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the innermost layer of our Earth?
    • A. 

      Outer Core

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Inner Core

  • 2. 
    What layers do the Lithosphere consist of?
    • A. 

      Crust and Mantle

    • B. 

      Mantle and Outer Core

    • C. 

      Inner Core and Outer Core

    • D. 

      Crust and Inner Core

  • 3. 
    Which of the cores in our Earth is LIQUID?
    • A. 

      Inner Core

    • B. 

      Outer Core

  • 4. 
    Oceanic crust is MORE DENSE than Continental crust
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Why does the mantle move?
    • A. 

      Earth's gravitational pull

    • B. 

      Earth's rotation

    • C. 

      Due to convection currents

    • D. 

      It is unknown 

  • 6. 
    Oceanic crust is made up of granite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is the continental crust made up of?
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Obsidian

    • C. 

      Quartz

    • D. 

      Granite

  • 8. 
    Which layer of the Earth is the hottest?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Outer Core

    • D. 

      Inner Core

  • 9. 
    What is the most well-known Transform Boundary?
    • A. 

      Queen Charlotte Fault

    • B. 

      San Andreas Fault

    • C. 

      Montagua Fault

    • D. 

      Owen Fracture Zone

  • 10. 
    What boundary were the Himalayan Mountains formed?
    • A. 

      Convergent

    • B. 

      Divergent 

    • C. 

      Transform

  • 11. 
    What can happen at a Transform Boundary?
    • A. 

      Mountains

    • B. 

      Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Rift Valleys

    • D. 

      Trenches

  • 12. 
    When something is denser it will:
    • A. 

      Rise

    • B. 

      Sink

  • 13. 
    How are earthquakes measure?
    • A. 

      By using math to calculate the length of the earthquake

    • B. 

      By feeling and earthquake

    • C. 

      Ruler

    • D. 

      The Richter Scale

  • 14. 
    What are the Earth's Layers from outermost to innermost?
    • A. 

      Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, and then Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle, Crust, Outer Core, and then Inner Core

    • C. 

      Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, and then Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core, Mantle, Crust, and then Inner Core

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