Earth's 4 Major Geological Subsystems


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Which of the following is NOT one of the four major geological subsystems of Earth?

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1. Which geologic subsystem is comprised of all of the waters on Earth, including subsurface and atmospheric water?

2. Which subsystem contains all living organisms of Earth, including those on the land, in the water and air?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will display your understanding of the Earth's geological subsystems and its impact on everyday life. To excel on the quiz, you'll need to know which of the four major geological subsystems helped to create soil.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The major geological systems of Earth
  • Hydrosphere
  • Creation of soil
  • Interaction between the geosphere and hydrosphere

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding subsystems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the hydrosphere
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information correctly regarding the interaction between living organisms of Earth and geological factors

Additional Learning

To learn more about geological subsystems, study the lesson called Earth's 4 Major Geological Subsystems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details the four major geological subsystem on Earth
  • Defines biosphere
  • Explains the interactions between subsystems
  • Covers deforestation