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Concept 6 Quiz

Explore the geosphere and become familiar with Earth's physical features.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Identify each of the indicated components of Earth's layered structure by selecting the correct response.

(Earth's interior diagram, Copyright © Prentice Hall, Inc.)

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

This question presents 4 items numbered 1.1 through 1.4. Each item is presented with a pulldown menu containing the letters A through D. For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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Question 2.
The term lithosphere refers to the rigid outer layer of Earth that includes the crust and uppermost mantle.

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Question 3.
The core, mantle, and crust are layers sorted and divided based on ________ differences.

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Question 4.
Earth's interior experiences changes in __________ with depth.

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Question 5.
Activity in this area is thought to be directly responsible for Earth's magnetic field.

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Question 6.
Plate Tectonics is best described as a

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Question 7.
The flat, expansive, stable interior areas of the continents are known as

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Question 8.
Temperature is the only factor considered when determining if a rock will melt.

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Question 9.
Lithospheric plates move because unequal distribution of heat creates motion and a mechanism within Earth called

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Question 10.
Which of the following features of the oceans is part of the continental margin?

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