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Earth's Spheres and Internal Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 3 3. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Question 4 4. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 5 5. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

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Question 6 6. We look up in the sky and see a cloud. Which sphere is this cloud in?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 8 8. What is the cause of earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains on Earth?

Question 9 9. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 10 10. Why can both P and S waves travel through the mantle?

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Question 11 11. Which of Earth's interior layers is liquid iron?

Question 12 12. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

Question 13 13. What happens to P waves when they reach the outer core?

Question 14 14. How does the inner core differ from the outer core?

Question 15 15. Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

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Question 16 16. Why is the inner core solid?

Question 17 17. If scientists can ONLY detect P waves in a certain layer of the Earth's interior, what does that tell us?

Question 18 18. How do we know that seismic waves have reached a new layer in the Earth's interior?

Question 19 19. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 20 20. How does the mantle differ from the crust?

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Question 21 21. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

Question 22 22. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

Question 23 23. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 24 24. Which parts of the Earth are contained in the lithosphere?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about the Hawaiian islands?

Earth's Spheres and Internal Structure: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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