Earth's An Onion
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Earthquake vibrations are detected, measured, and recorded by instruments called
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    magnetometers
    seismographs
    Richter scales
    sonargraphs
  • Question 2
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    Q. the middle of the mantle below the lithosphere
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    Athens Greece
    core
    mantle
    asthenosphere
  • Question 3
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    Q. molten, softer, liquid like layer of iron and nickel
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    outer core
    inner core
    lithosphere
    asthenosphere
  • Question 4
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    Q. Earthquake activity in California is primarily caused by 
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    the lowering of aquifer levels
    the interaction of tides with the coast
    plates grinding past each other along active faults
    mining activity during the 19th century
  • Question 5
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    Q. dense, solid; made of iron and nickel
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    crust
    mantle
    outer core
    inner core
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following best describes Earth's tectonic plates
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    they move away from each other at the equator
    they move because of convection currents in the mantle
    they form at subduction zones
    they collide at midocean ridges
  • Question 7
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    Q. the crust and upper mantle
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    asthenosphere
    core
    inner core
    lithosphere
  • Question 8
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    Q. the top layer of the earth; thinnest layer
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    inner core
    outer core
    crust
    lithosphere
  • Question 9
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    Q. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions most often occur
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    in regions near the equator
    in large bodies of water
    on large pieces of land
    near plate boundaries
  • Question 10
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    Q. The best evidence that the continents were once connected is that they have matching
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    weather, fossils, and rock types
    rock types, fossils, and coastlines
    coastlines, weather, and rock types
    coastlines, weather, and fossils
  • Question 11
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    Q. the center of the earth broken up into the inner and outer 
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    crust
    mantle
    core
    asthenosphere
  • Question 12
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    Q. the 2nd layer of the earth; thickest layer
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    outer core
    mantle
    inner core
    earthquake
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