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					                               Quiz: Earth and It's Forces

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1.     This layer of the Earth is made of Iron and Nickel. The temperature of this layer can reach
       12,000 Fahrenheit.

       a.      Mantle

       b.      Outer Core

       c.      Inner Core

       d.      Crust

2.     This layer contains the continents and ocean floor. It averages 20 miles thick.

       a.      Mantle

       b.      Outer Core

       c.      Inner Core

       d.      Crust

3.     Made up mostly of molten metal, this layer is around 1,400 miles thick.

       a.      Mantle

       b.      Outer Core

       c.      Inner Core

       d.      Crust

4.     Hot soft rock and magma make up the largest layer of the Earth. It is around 1,800 miles thick.

       a.      Mantle

       b.      Outer Core

       c.      Inner Core

       d.      Crust
                            Quiz: Earth and It's Forces

5.   When magma pushes two plates apart, we call this movement...

     a.     Divergent

     b.     Convergent

     c.     Subduction

     d.     Transform

6.   Mountains are formed when plates bend and fold under great pressure. This type of movement
     is called...

     a.     Divergent

     b.     Convergent

     c.     Subduction

     d.     Transform

7.   Volcanoes are formed when continental plates force oceanic plates under them. We call this
     movement...

     a.     Divergent

     b.     Convergent

     c.     Subduction

     d.     Transform

8.   When plates slide past one another they can cause earthquakes. This type of movement is
     called...

     a.     Divergent

     b.     Convergent

     c.     Subduction

     d.     Transform
                             Quiz: Earth and It's Forces

9.    What are two major external forces that are reshaping the Earth?

      a.     Subduction and Weathering

      b.     Weathering and Transforming

      c.     Transforming and Erosion

      d.     Erosion and Weathering

10.   New landforms and new soil are formed by...

      a.     Weathering

      b.     Erosion

      c.     Transforming

      d.     Subduction

				
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