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Describing Earth's Layers.[print questions]

The oceanic crust is thinner than the continental crust
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The crust is the densest layer
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Which of the four layers is mainly made out of iron and nickel
a) Core
b) Crust
c) Mantle
d) Lithosphere

Which shows the correct sequence of Earth's layers in order starting from the outside and going in.
a) Crust, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere, Inner Core, Outer Core
b) Crust, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere, Lithosphere, Outer Core, Inner Core
c) Crust, Mesosphere, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Inner Core, Outer Core
d) Crust, Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere, Outer Core, Inner Core

Which sequence shows the layers of the Earth's atmospherer beginning with the layer closest to Earth's surface
a) Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Troposphere, Stratosphere
b) Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere
c) Thermosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere
d) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere

What is the part of the mantle that can bend like plastic
a) Asthenosphere
b) Lithosphere
c) Inner Core
d) Crust

Heating and cooling of a fluid, changes in its density, and gravitational pull set in motion
a) Radiation
b) Conduction
c) Convection
d) Photozonic

The Earth’s magnetic field is created by movement in the
a) Mantle
b) Outer Core
c) Lithosphere
d) Inner Core

Scientists who study the forces that make and shape the planet Earth are called
a) Biologist
b) Geologists
c) Chemists
d) Physicists

Earth’s lithosphere is broken into separate sections called
a) Plates
b) Faults
c) Trenches
d) Rifts

Uppermost part of mantle the crust together form a rigid layer called the
a) Asthenosphere
b) Oceanic Crust
c) Lithosphere
d) Hydrosphere

Earth’s mantle is
a) A dense ball of solid metal
b) A layer of molten metal
c) A layer of hot rock
d) A layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin

The Earth’s inner core is
a) A dense ball of solid metal
b) A layer of molten metal
c) A layer of hot rock
d) A layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin

If one were to travel towards the center of Earth, the temperature would?
a) Increase
b) Decrease
c) Stay the same
d)

If one were to travel towards the center of Earth, the pressure would?
a) Increase
b) Decrease
c) Stay the same
d)

Geologist obtain indirect evidence about Earth's interior by
a) Measuring pressure differences at Earth's surface
b) Estimating the temperature inside the Earth
c) Directly looking under many layers
d) Recording and studying seismic waves

The Earth's core is broken in to two sections
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

Earth's magnetic field is created in the
a) Mantle
b) Inner Core
c) Outer Core
d) Crust

A layer of weak or soft mantle that is made of rock that flows slowly
a) Lithosphere
b) Asthenosphere
c) Mesosphere
d) Outer Core

Which layer of the Earth's interior is the most dense
a) Crust
b) Mantle
c) Core
d)

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