Quiz Over Layers Of The Earth

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Earth Layer Quizzes & Trivia

The earth is made up of different layers that have different compositions and properties; they are responsible for how the continents are formed. All the layers play a certain role on earth and give answers to some occurrences on earth. Take the quiz below and see just how well you understand the layers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the outermost layer of the Earth called?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 2. 
    The three main layers of the Earth are:
    • A. 

      Crust, outer core, inner core

    • B. 

      Crust, mantle, core

    • C. 

      Mantle, crust, core

    • D. 

      Mantle, crust, asthenosphere

  • 3. 
    True/False: The mantle is located approximately 200 kilometers beneath the Earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    True/False:  The asthenosphere is both hotter and under more pressure than the lithosphere.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ____________ is a layer of molten metal that surrounds in the inner core.
  • 6. 
    Where is the lithosphere located on Earth?
    • A. 

      Right above the mantle

    • B. 

      Inside the outer core

    • C. 

      On the crust

  • 7. 
    _____________ mainly makes up the continental crust.
  • 8. 
    This is the most dense layer of the earth:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 9. 
    As you travel deeper into the Earth, the pressure:
    • A. 

      Does nothing; there is no pressure

    • B. 

      Stays the same

    • C. 

      Decrease

    • D. 

      Increases

  • 10. 
    The entire core, both outer and inner, are liquid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False