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Earth Science Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the name for circulation of hot rocks in the mantle?

Question 2 2. The Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau are the result of a collision between plates of which two kinds of lithosphere?

Question 3 3. Why is Pluto no longer considered a planet?

Question 4 4. At what type of plate boundary does subduction occur?

Question 5 5. Rocks that are transformed into different rocks under intense heat and pressure are known as _____.

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Question 6 6. What is the classification of a volcano that has not erupted in the past 10,000 years, but has the potential to erupt in the future?

Question 7 7. The word 'planet' comes from the Greek word that means:

Question 8 8. What can happen to an igneous rock after it is formed?

Question 9 9. What type of disk is important for planet formation?

Question 10 10. What is the name given to an area of the Pacific Ocean Basin that is tectonically active?

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Question 11 11. The four outer planets of the solar system are:

Question 12 12. How can you tell what kind of food a dinosaur ate?

Question 13 13. What is the temperature at the center of the Earth?

Question 14 14. Fill in the blank. The layers of the Earth described in this lesson were determined by looking at _____.

Question 15 15. What is NOT a feature associated with dinosaurs?

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Question 16 16. The planets appear to move in our night sky near the:

Question 17 17. Which layer of the Earth is a liquid?

Question 18 18. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

Question 19 19. How long does it usually take for a rock to make a complete trip through the rock cycle?

Question 20 20. The Five Naked-Eye Planets are:

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Question 21 21. Where did dinosaurs live?

Question 22 22. How many gas giants are in our Solar System?

Question 23 23. When Edmund Halley proposed a hollow shells model for the Earth, what did he get wrong?

Question 24 24. What is the process called of bone turning to stone?

Question 25 25. Where do terrestrial planets typically form?

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Question 26 26. According to the International Astronomical Union (IAU), how many criteria are there for official planetary status?

Question 27 27. The type of scientist that studies dinosaurs is called a _____.

Question 28 28. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Question 29 29. Why is plate tectonics a unifying theory in geology?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms is used to describe hot molten rock from deep within the earth?

Earth Science Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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