Chapter 1

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  • 1. 
    1.What is the outermost layer of the Earth?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 2. 
    The thin outermost shell of the upper mantle.?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Athenosphere

    • D. 

      Atmosphere

  • 3. 
    The continental crust is made up of__________. 
    • A. 

      ferro-magnesium silicate rock

    • B. 

      less dense granitic rocks

    • C. 

      solid iron

    • D. 

      Denser basaltic rocks

  • 4. 
    It is said that seismic waves where detected by highly sensitive instruments ?
    • A. 

      Seismograph

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Seismometer

    • D. 

      Both A & C

  • 5. 
    The crust is largely composed of what? 
    • A. 

      Ferro-magnesium & Silicate rocks

    • B. 

      Alumina & Silica

    • C. 

      Granite Rock

    • D. 

      Basaltic & Sedimentary rocks

  • 6. 
    It is responsible for generating Earth’s magnetic field ?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 7. 
    What is the temperature of the Earth’s Inner Core ?
    • A. 

      8 000 C

    • B. 

      7 000 C

    • C. 

      6 000 C

    • D. 

      5 000 C

  • 8. 
    What waves travel through the inner layers of the planet?
    • A. 

      Body waves

    • B. 

      P-waves

    • C. 

      S-waves

    • D. 

      Surface waves

  • 9. 
    What waves which examined the waves of energy?
    • A. 

      Seismic waves

    • B. 

      Love waves

    • C. 

      Surface waves

    • D. 

      P-waves

  • 10. 
    It is broken up into several large pieces, or plates.They “float” on a softer mantle layer .?
    • A. 

      Athenosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

    • D. 

      Oceanic Crust