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Earth's Spheres & Internal Structure Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of Earth's layers are liquid?

Question 2 2. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 4 4. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

Question 5 5. Why is the inner core solid?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 7 7. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 8 8. How do we know that seismic waves have reached a new layer in the Earth's interior?

Question 9 9. How does the mantle differ from the crust?

Question 10 10. How does the inner core differ from the outer core?

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Question 11 11. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 12 12. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 13 13. What is the cause of earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains on Earth?

Question 14 14. Which parts of the Earth are contained in the lithosphere?

Question 15 15. What happens to P waves when they reach the outer core?

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Question 16 16. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

Question 17 17. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

Question 18 18. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 20 20. We look up in the sky and see a cloud. Which sphere is this cloud in?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 22 22. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

Question 23 23. Why can both P and S waves travel through the mantle?

Question 24 24. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Question 25 25. If scientists can only detect P waves in a certain layer of the Earth's interior, what does that tell us?

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