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  1. a ______________ is the orbit a planet makes around the sun.
  2. b When magma cools it turns into __________ rock.
  3. c The Earth's periods are separated from one another by what is called ____________ which is either a physical or biological event such as mountain building or the extinction of a species.
  4. d The Earth's crust is made of plates of rock that "float" on the molten layers. ________________ is the theory that the crustal plates move very slowly on the mantle.
  5. e The Earth is believed to be about _________ billion years old.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The Earth has _______ layers.
  2. ____________ is the spinning motion of a planet.
  3. The remains of ancient plants and animals are called ________________.
  4. The Earth rotates on its _______.
  5. If sedimentary or igneous rock is placed under pressure and heat, it changes into _______________ rock.

5 True/False Questions

  1. lavaEarth appears to be the only planet in our solar system that can support ________.

          

  2. lifeVolcanoes are mountains formed by the accumulation of material forced from the Earth's interior onto its surface. Flowing magma on the surface of a planet is called ______.

          

  3. hotterAs you go toward the center of the Earth, the ________ the temperature becomes.

          

  4. summerAs you go toward the center of the Earth, the ________ the temperature becomes.

          

  5. MagmaVolcanoes are mountains formed by the accumulation of material forced from the Earth's interior onto its surface. Flowing magma on the surface of a planet is called ______.

          

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