Geo - The Earth

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Question 1

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How many planets in our solar system?
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  • 8
  • 9
  • 7

Question 2

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What type of energy does the sun make?
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  • electrical energy
  • solar energy
  • hypothermic energy

Question 3

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The Earth is...
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  • exactly spherical
  • flat
  • bulging at the equator

Question 4

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How many layers does the Earth have?
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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Question 5

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When do earthquakes happen?
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  • when plates collide
  • when plates pull appart

Question 6

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Volcanoes can be classed as...
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  • dormant, alive, dead
  • active, quiet, gone
  • extinct, dormant, active

Question 7

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An earthquake originates at the..
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  • epicentre
  • focus
  • root

Question 8

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earthquakes are measured on a...
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  • Richter scale
  • Seisoscale
  • Earthquake measurement scale

Question 9

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Tsunamis are caused by...
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  • freak wave creation
  • under water earthquakes
  • tornadoes

Question 10

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the worlds "young fold mountains" formed around...
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  • 30-35 billion years ago
  • 30-35 million years ago
  • 30-35 thousand years ago

Question 11

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what is a mid-ocean ridge?
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  • an underwater mountain range
  • a mountain range
  • a gap between two plates

Question 12

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Iceland is a..
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  • island made completely from strong ice
  • volcanic island
  • still-standing mountain