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


crust


mantle


inner core
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 ____________________.
 


the temperature stays the same, but the pressure increases


it gets hotter, materials get denser and pressure increases


the temperature increases, but the pressure decreases


it gets cooler, drier, and easier to travel
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is an element commonly found in solid form within Earth’s crust?
 


bronze


nitrogen


steel


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


lithosphere and asthenosphere


solid and liquid


thick and thin


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


If forms the continents.


It is thicker and less dense than oceanic crust.


It is up to 100km thick.


It can be found beneath the ocean.
Question 7 of 10
What is the heat source for convection currents?
 


mantle


inner core


asthenosphere


crust
Question 8 of 10
What does molten mean?
 


solid


liquid


gas


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


lithosphere


mantle


core


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


outer core


mantle


inner core


crust