Test: Layers of the Earth
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Description: questions about the layers of the Earth
Subject: Science
Subtopic: Geology
Topic: Other (topic not present)
Grade: 6
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 10
Which layer is made up of liquid iron?
 


outer core


inner core


crust


mantle
Question 2 of 10
All of the following elements are commonly found in Earth’s crust EXCEPT
 


iron


oxygen


silicon


calcium
Question 3 of 10
Complete this sentence: As you go deeper inside the Earth ____________________.
 


it gets hotter, materials get denser and pressure increases


the temperature stays the same, but the pressure increases


it gets cooler, drier, and easier to travel


the temperature increases, but the pressure decreases
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is an element commonly found in solid form within Earth’s crust?
 


steel


copper


bronze


nitrogen
Question 5 of 10
What are the two main types of crust?
 


continental and oceanic


thick and thin


solid and liquid


lithosphere and asthenosphere
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following statements is NOT true about continental crust?
 


It is thicker and less dense than oceanic crust.


It can be found beneath the ocean.


It is up to 100km thick.


If forms the continents.
Question 7 of 10
What is the heat source for convection currents?
 


inner core


asthenosphere


mantle


crust
Question 8 of 10
What does molten mean?
 


solid


gas


hot


liquid
Question 9 of 10
Which layer is made up of mostly oxygen and silicon?
 


lithosphere


core


asthenosphere


mantle
Question 10 of 10
About 80 % of Earth\'s volume is found in this layer.
 


inner core


mantle


outer core


crust