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It's time to answer some interesting questions on Earth! Let’s take this quiz and find out how much you really know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name for the huge landmass that Alfred Wegener believed covered much of the Earth 200 million years ago?
    • A. 

      Pangea

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      The Alotaland

  • 2. 
    What kind of boundary is formed when two lithospheric plates slide past each other?
    • A. 

      Oceanic Boundary

    • B. 

      Crust Boundary

    • C. 

      Transform Boundary

    • D. 

      Green Boundary

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are layers of the Earth?
    • A. 

      Precipitation, moderation, epitaph, graphic

    • B. 

      Inner, Outer, Mantle, Crust

    • C. 

      Jesuit, Epinephrin, Asprin, Decongestant

    • D. 

      Nike, Rebok, New Balance, Adidas

  • 4. 
    What two types of crust make up the surface of the earth? 
    • A. 

      Continental & Osmosis

    • B. 

      Continental & Divide

    • C. 

      Oceanic & Oleander

    • D. 

      Oceanic & Continental

  • 5. 
    How did the Himalayan Mountains form?
    • A. 

      Two continental plates converged

    • B. 

      Two continental plates diverged

    • C. 

      Two oceanic plates converged

    • D. 

      An oceanic plate and a continental plate converged

  • 6. 
    As rock moves away from a mid - ocean ridge, it is replaced by:
    • A. 

      Molten rock

    • B. 

      Continental crust

    • C. 

      Suspect terraines

    • D. 

      Older rock

  • 7. 
    The region along a plate boundary where one plate is forced under another plate is called a:
    • A. 

      Rift valley

    • B. 

      Paleomagnetic band

    • C. 

      Transform fault

    • D. 

      Subduction zone

  • 8. 
    Sea floor spreading occurs at:
    • A. 

      Subduction zones

    • B. 

      Divergent boundaries

    • C. 

      Transform faults

    • D. 

      Terraine boundaries

  • 9. 
    If you used the theory of plate tectonics to predict the most likely place for the next earthquake or volcanic eruption , you should predict that it is most likely to occur:
    • A. 

      Where one has not happened in at least 10 million years

    • B. 

      In the interior of any continent

    • C. 

      Along boundaries between colliding lithospheric plates

    • D. 

      Where two plates are diverging from one another.

  • 10. 
    __________________ means "shrinking" or decreasing in illumination
    • A. 

      Waining

    • B. 

      Waxing

    • C. 

      Weathered

    • D. 

      Warrior

  • 11. 
    __________________ means "growing" or expanding in illumination
    • A. 

      Weathered

    • B. 

      Warrior

    • C. 

      Waning

    • D. 

      Waxing

  • 12. 
     When the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun, it is most likely what phase? 
    • A. 

      Full Moon

    • B. 

      1st Quarter

    • C. 

      New Moon

    • D. 

      3rd Quarter

  • 13. 
     During the New Moon phase, we can see light from the Sun shining on the Moon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      IDK

  • 14. 
    Choose the correct order of the Moon Phases. 
    • A. 

      Choose the correct order of the Moon Phases.

    • B. 

      1st Quarter, 3rd Quarter, New, Full

    • C. 

      New, 1st Quarter, Full, 3rd Quarter

    • D. 

      New, Full, 1st Quarter, 3rd Quarter

  • 15. 
    Why does the Moon have different phases?
    • A. 

      It moves around the Sun

    • B. 

      The Sun moves around it

    • C. 

      It moves around the Earth

    • D. 

      The Earth moves around it

  • 16. 
    About how long does it take the Moon to complete it's cycle?
    • A. 

      1 Year

    • B. 

      1 Month

    • C. 

      1 Century

    • D. 

      1 Week

  • 17. 
    The moon gets its light from:
    • A. 

      Mercury

    • B. 

      Venus

    • C. 

      The Sun

    • D. 

      The Stars

  • 18. 
    When the Earth is between the Moon and the Sun, it is most likely a: 
    • A. 

      Full Moon

    • B. 

      1st Quarter Moon

    • C. 

      New Moon

    • D. 

      3rd Quarter Moon

  • 19. 
    What size is the moon compared to the Earth
    • A. 

      Bigger

    • B. 

      Smaller

    • C. 

      Same Size

    • D. 

      The Moon Does Not Exist

  • 20. 
    _________________ is defined when an object’s distance from another object ischanging. 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Motion

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Size

  • 21. 
    What is the formula for speed? 
    • A. 

      Speed = Force + Motion

    • B. 

      Distance X Foce = Speed

    • C. 

      Time + Distance = Speed

    • D. 

      Speed=Distance / Time

  • 22. 
    In physical science, Force is:
    • A. 

      A push or pull

    • B. 

      A left or right

    • C. 

      A measure of time

    • D. 

      A measure of height

  • 23. 
    ____________________ is defined as total distance divided by the total time? 
    • A. 

      Average Weight

    • B. 

      Average Size

    • C. 

      Average Speed

    • D. 

      Average Distance

  • 24. 
    A Newton is used to measure ______________
    • A. 

      Motion

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 25. 
    A(n) ________________________ force allows an object to move. 
    • A. 

      Unbalanced

    • B. 

      Balanced

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      Puppy

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