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Earth's Spheres and Astronomy: Help and Review Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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Question 1 1. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Question 3 3. What happens to P waves when they reach the outer core?

Question 4 4. If scientists can only detect P waves in a certain layer of the Earth's interior, what does that tell us?

Question 5 5. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 7 7. We look up in the sky and see a cloud. Which sphere is this cloud in?

Question 8 8. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

Question 9 9. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

Question 10 10. Which of Earth's interior layers is liquid iron?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 12 12. Why can both P and S waves travel through the mantle?

Question 13 13. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 14 14. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 15 15. How do we know that seismic waves have reached a new layer in the Earth's interior?

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Question 16 16. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 17 17. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 19 19. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

Question 20 20. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Earth's Spheres and Astronomy: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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