The Four Spheres of Earth: Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere


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Which is NOT one of Earth's four spheres?

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1. Why is rain not part of the atmosphere?

2. The interior of the Earth is part of which sphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Earth is composed of four spheres, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the vocabulary surrounding the composition. Some vocabulary terms you'll be assessed on include the names of the four spheres.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Sphere to which Earth's interior belongs
  • Name of sphere that includes rain
  • Characteristics of the spheres
  • Meaning of the prefix 'geo'

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Earth's four spheres
  • Making connections - use understanding of the characteristics of the spheres in different contexts
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the prefix 'geo'

Additional Learning

To learn more about Earth's spheres, review the accompanying lesson on The Four Spheres of Earth: Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere, and Atmosphere. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Name the four spheres
  • Explain the spheres' features
  • Tell where each sphere is located
  • Relate from which culture the names of the spheres originated