Chapter 1: An Introduction to Geology

Concept #4 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 4 "The Earth system and 'Earth-system science'."


1. Which of the following is true about the Earth system?  


Match the correct Earth system to the appropriate location on the diagram.  

For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.

The letters A through D appear on an image associated with this question.



Match the following Earth systems with the appropriate description.  

Using the pulldown boxes, match each item on the left to the corresponding item at right.

A. Earth's surface features and Earth's interior
B. all life on Earth
C. a dynamic mass of water that is continually on the move
D. a life-giving gaseous envelope

4. Earth-system science is the part of Geology that involves _____.  

5. Which of the following best describes Earth-system science?  

6. All of the following statements describe the effect of global warming on the Earth system except ______.  

7. Why is the hydrologic cycle a good example of Earth as a system? [Hint]

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