Earth's Spheres & Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

Question 2 2. Sara is considering moving to California, but she is scared of earthquakes. Who should she look to for answers about earthquakes on the San Andreas fault?

Question 3 3. Which parts of the Earth are contained in the lithosphere?

Question 4 4. Why is the inner core solid?

Question 5 5. What is the cause of earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains on Earth?

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Question 6 6. A plant rooted in the ground has a connection to which sphere(s)?

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

Question 8 8. Which of the following problems would an oceanographer help solve?

Question 9 9. How does the inner core differ from the outer core?

Question 10 10. How are physical geologists different from historical geologists?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 12 12. Who do we have to thank for knowing what to wear on any given day?

Question 13 13. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

Question 15 15. Which statement about the four spheres of Earth is true?

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Question 16 16. Why are plants and animals part of the biosphere?

Question 17 17. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

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

Question 19 19. How does the mantle differ from the crust?

Question 20 20. Why is term 'geology' an appropriate name for the discipline?

Earth's Spheres & Structure 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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