The Earth's Spheres & Their Interactions
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Water evaporating from the surface of a lake moves from the...
    answer choices
    Atmosphere to the geosphere 
    Geosphere to the hydrosphere 
    Hydrosphere to the atmosphere 
    Atmosphere to the hydrosphere 
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The rock, dust, soil, and minerals of the Earth's solid crust and outer mantle make up the ____
    answer choices
    Biosphere
    Geosphere
    Cryosphere
    Atmosphere
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. All frozen water on Earth is...
    answer choices
    Hydrosphere
    Geosphere
    Cryosphere
    Atmosphere
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which example best describes how human activity can directly impact the biosphere?

    answer choices

    Poor farming practices can degrade the soil and cause erosion.

    Dumping waste from a factory into a river can pollute the water supply.

    Construction activities can release harmful dust and chemicals into the air.

    Removing too many fish from the ocean can cause a fish species to go extinct.

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. This sphere includes the continents, the ocean floor, all the rocks on the surface, and all of the sand in the deserts. 
    answer choices
    Hydrosphere 
    Biosphere 
    Atmosphere 
    Geosphere 
  • Question 6
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    Q. Composed of all the water on or near the earth
    answer choices
    Hydrosphere 
    Biosphere 
    Atmosphere 
    Geosphere 
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This sphere is composed of all the living things 
    answer choices
    Hydrosphere 
    Biosphere 
    Atmosphere 
    Geosphere 
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Body of air surrounding our planet. 
    answer choices
    Hydrosphere 
    Biosphere 
    Atmosphere 
    Geosphere 
  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q. When dead plants decompose and nitrogen is returned to the soil, the interaction is between which two spheres? 
    answer choices
    The biosphere and atmosphere 
    The atmosphere and geosphere 
    The geosphere and atmosphere 
    The biosphere and geosphere 
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. When living things breathe, they interact with which of Earth's spheres? 
    answer choices
    Geosphere 
    Hydrosphere 
    Atmosphere 
    Biosphere 
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Bio = 
    answer choices
    Earth
    Sphere
    Life
    Water
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Hydro = 
    answer choices
    Earth
    Sphere
    Life
    Water
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Geo = 
    answer choices
    Earth
    Sphere
    Life
    Water
  • Question 14
    45 seconds
    Q. When carbon dioxide dissolves from the air into the ocean- the interaction is between...
    answer choices
    The atmosphere and geosphere 
    The atmosphere and hydrosphere 
    The atmosphere and biosphere 
    The atmosphere and atmosphere 
  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q. When a plants takes carbon dioxide from the air which two spheres are interacting? 
    answer choices
    Biosphere and atmosphere 
    Geosphere and atmosphere 
    Hydrosphere and atmosphere 
    Atmosphere and atmosphere 
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Atmo=

    answer choices

    Water

    Earth

    Life

    Gases

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Cryo=

    answer choices

    Gases

    Water

    Frost/Frozen

    Earth

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Heavy cloud cover impacted the temperature of the land by making it cooler. What 2 spheres are interacting during this event?

    answer choices

    Atmosphere and Hydrosphere

    Hydrosphere and Cryosphere

    Atmosphere and Geosphere

    Geosphere and Hydrosphere

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    Shifting winds causes major rain storms which floods rivers, lakes and streams. Which 2 spheres are interacting in this event?

    answer choices

    hydrosphere and atmosphere

    hydrosphere and biosphere

    biosphere and atmosphere

    geosphere and hydrosphere

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    Coral reefs protect the coastline by absorbing the energy from the pounding waves. What 2 spheres are interacting in this event?

    answer choices

    biosphere and hydrosphere

    hydrosphere and geosphere

    geosphere and biosphere

    geosphere and atmosphere

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