Lithosphere Quiz- General

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Environmental Studies Quiz on Lithosphere Quiz- General, created by OliviaGroom on 22/04/2013.

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Question 1

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What does the lithosphere consist of?
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  • Crust
  • Upper part of the mantle
  • Lower part of the mantle

Question 2

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How does the lithosphere provide resources and services?
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  • Physical resources for human exploitation
  • Chemical resources for human exploitation
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • The hydrological cyle
  • Through soil

Question 3

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Where are resources that we exploit by digging or using them in situ found?
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  • In the surface layers of the lithosphere
  • In the mantle

Question 4

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How thick is the Earth's crust?
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  • 5-10km
  • 5-20km
  • 10-20km
  • 5-70km

Question 5

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How deep are the deepest mines?
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  • 2000m
  • 3000m
  • 4000m
  • 5000m

Question 6

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Processes in the lithosphere are fast and can rapidly replace exploited resources as long as...
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  • ...exploitation is reasonable then the natural process will continue to provide the resources.
  • ...exploitation is reduced.

Question 7

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Some resources in the lithosphere are replaced by geological processes. These processes are very...
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  • Slow
  • Fast

Question 8

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Use of resources removed from the lithosphere can also cause pollution when...
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  • ...they are released more quickly than would naturally occur.
  • ...they are released in locations that would not naturally occur.
  • ...they are released in quantities that would not naturally occur.