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?
 


crust


mantle


outer core


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


iron


calcium


silicon


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


the temperature stays the same, but the pressure increases


the temperature increases, but the pressure decreases


it gets cooler, drier, and easier to travel


it gets hotter, materials get denser and pressure increases
Question 4 of 10
Which of these is an element commonly found in solid form within Earth’s crust?
 


nitrogen


steel


bronze


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


solid and liquid


lithosphere and asthenosphere


continental and oceanic


thick and thin
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 is up to 100km thick.


It can be found beneath the ocean.


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


asthenosphere


mantle


crust


inner core
Question 8 of 10
What does molten mean?
 


hot


solid


liquid


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


lithosphere


asthenosphere


mantle


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


outer core


mantle


inner core


crust