Grade 6 Earth Science Lesson 1 And 2 Vocabulary Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Shows the location east or west of the prime meridian.
    • A. 

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Elevation

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 2. 
    The part of Earth that contains water.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Lithosphere

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 3. 
    The idea that Pangaea split apart and the continents then "drifted" to their present positions.
    • A. 

      Plate Tectonics

    • B. 

      Continental drift

    • C. 

      Seafloor Spreading

    • D. 

      Core

  • 4. 
    The height above or below sea level.
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Hydration

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Longitude

  • 5. 
    Earth's solid, rocky surface that is thin, rigid and varies from 6 to 70 km in thickness.
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 6. 
    Beneath the mantle and is made up of two parts.
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Crust

  • 7. 
    Earth's surface is broken into pieces or plates that move.
    • A. 

      Plate tectonics

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Continental drift

    • D. 

      Seafloor spreading

  • 8. 
    Hot, fluid rock in the mantle.
    • A. 

      Plate tectonics

    • B. 

      Magma

    • C. 

      Seafloor spreading

    • D. 

      Core

  • 9. 
    Shows location north or south of the equator.
    • A. 

      Longitude

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Latitude

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 10. 
    The crust and the rigid part of the mantle.
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 11. 
    The layer beneath the crust.
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Core

    • D. 

      Hydrosphere

  • 12. 
    The process where magma continues to flow between the plates, forcing them further apart.
    • A. 

      Plate tectonics

    • B. 

      Mountain Chains

    • C. 

      Seafloor spreading

    • D. 

      Pangaea

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