Structure Of The Earth

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 102

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Earth Quizzes & Trivia

Created for 3rd form Geography students of the Dominica SDA Secondary


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The surface layer of the earth is the mantle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    There are 3 types of crust.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The earth's core is about the size of the planet mars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The mantle is said to be hotter than the surface of the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The crust is separated from the mantle by the moho discontinuity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The two types of crust are _______ and _________.
  • 7. 
    The _______ crust is the thickest.
  • 8. 
    The asthenosphere and crust together make up the__________.
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Upper mantle

    • C. 

      Lower mantle

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 9. 
    The main rock type of the oceanic crust is_______
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Basalt

    • D. 

      Slate

  • 10. 
    The ____ crust is made up of silica and magnesium.
    • A. 

      Continental

    • B. 

      Oceanic

    • C. 

      Surface

    • D. 

      Core

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