The Earth

Question 1 of 15

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Name the two categories of forces that shape the earth.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Endogenic and exogenic

  • Exogenic and endogenic

Question 2 of 15

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What are the two categories of crust?

Select one of the following:

  • Oceanic and continental

  • Passive and destructive

Question 3 of 15

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What is the composition of oceanic crust?

Select one of the following:

  • SiAl

  • SiMa

Question 4 of 15

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What is the composition of continental crust?

Select one of the following:

  • SiAl

  • SiMa

Question 5 of 15

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What is the rough temperature in the inner core?

Select one of the following:

  • 1000 degrees Celsius

  • 3000 degrees Celsius

  • 5000 degrees Celsius

Question 6 of 15

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From the outside in, what is the arrangement of the earth?

Select one of the following:

  • Mantle, inner core, outer core, crust

  • Crust, inner core, mantle, outer core

  • Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core

  • Outer core, mantle, inner core, crust

Question 7 of 15

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In the case of a continental and an oceanic plate colliding, which plate will subduct underneath the other?

Select one of the following:

  • Oceanic plate

  • Continental plate

Question 8 of 15

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Where is the moho (mohorovicic discontinuity) located?

Select one of the following:

  • Between the outer core and the mantle

  • Between the crust and the mantle

  • Between the inner core and the outer core

Question 9 of 15

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Where are the convection currents believed to occur?

Select one of the following:

  • The asthenosphere

  • The lithosphere

Question 10 of 15

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How thick is the continental crust?

Select one of the following:

  • 3-10km

  • 30-70km

Question 11 of 15

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How thick is the oceanic crust?

Select one of the following:

  • 3-10km

  • 30-70km

Question 12 of 15

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What is the lithosphere?

Select one of the following:

  • The inner and outer core

  • The solid part of the mantle and the crust

  • The asthenosphere and the crust

Question 13 of 15

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What type of shape is the earth's crust?

Select one of the following:

  • Sphere

  • Flat

  • Geoid

Question 14 of 15

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How old is the earth approximately?

Select one of the following:

  • 3.2 billion years

  • 4.6 billion years

  • 5.8 billion years

Question 15 of 15

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How far is the earth from the sun roughly?

Select one of the following:

  • 150 million km

  • 150 thousand km

  • 150 km

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