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_________________________ is a measurement of heat.
a) only warmth b) only cold c) warmth or cold d) temperature
In what types of matter does convection occur?
a) gases only b) liquids only c) gases and liquids d) gases, liquids, and solids
During convection, hot substances _____________________ while cooler substances ________________.
a) rise; sink b) sink; rise c) rise; remain stationary d) sink; remain stationary
Heat moves from __________________ to __________________ places.
a) hot; hotter b) colder; cold c) colder; hotter d) hotter; colder
A _____ is a crack in Earth's crust along which there has been movement.
a) fault b) chasm c) crevice d) fracture
In a convection cycle, what causes plastic-like material to sink?
a) It loses heat to the crust. b) It gains heat from the crust c) It loses heat to the outer core d) It gains heat from the outer core
Within which of these layers does convection occur?
a) mantle and crust b) inner core and crust c) outer core and mantle d) inner core and outer core
In which layer does the temperature vary the MOST
a) crust b) mantle c) inner core d) outer core
___________________moves from hotter places to colder places.
a) heat b) rock c) convection d) temperature
_____ in Earth's _____ is the up and down movements of plastic-like material within that layer.
a) conduction; crust b) convection; crust c) conduction; mantle d) convection mantle
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