Layers of the Earth
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer is shown in red?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer is made of "flowing" solid rock (think clay or pudding)?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer is made (mostly) of LIQUID iron and nickel?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Sally is researching the differences that exist in each layer of the Earth. Which of the following best describes Earth's crust?

    answer choices

    Solid, rocky

    Liquid, metallic

    Semisolid, convecting

    Dense, extremely hot

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is true regarding the composition of the lithosphere?

    answer choices

    The lithosphere is mostly liquid, with some medium-density materials, such as silicon.

    The lithosphere is more plastic and flows slowly compared to the solid crust of Earth.

    The lithosphere includes the core and the lower portion of the mantle.

    The lithosphere includes the crust and the uppermost portion of the mantle, which is sold and rigid.

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The layer that lies beneath the mantle and surrounds the inner core. 
    answer choices
    mantle
    outer core
    inner core
    crust
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This is the outermost, rigid layer of the Earth, made up of two parts, is divided into pieces call tectonic plates.
    answer choices
    Inner Core
    Asthensophere
    Lithosphere
    Outer Core
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer of the Earth is the THINNEST?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer of the Earth is the THICKEST?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer is the hottest?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer is the coolest?

    answer choices

    crust

    mantle

    outer core

    inner core

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The core is mostly made up mostly of which elements?
    answer choices
    Oxygen and Silicon
    Silicon and Magnesium
    Nickel and Iron
    Iron and Magnesium
  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. Tectonic plates are made up of continental crust and ________ crust.
    answer choices
    continental
    oceanic
    plates
    mantle
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Why is the inner core solid?
    answer choices
    its unknown
    what it's made of
    the pressure
    it is colder than the outer core
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the correct order (starting from the surface) of Earth's layers?
    answer choices
    crust, outer core, inner core, mantle
    mantle, outer core, inner core, crust
    crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
    outer core, inner core, crust, mantle
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