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5 Matching questions

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  1. a ____________ is the process by which rock is broken down into sediment by chemical and mechanical reactions, wind and water.
  2. b Earthquakes are caused by the __________ of the crustal plates.
  3. c __________ is an example of igneous rock.
  4. d The Earth has _______ layers.
  5. e The center of the earth is called the _______________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Volcanoes 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 ______.
  2. The __________ is the layer beneath the crust. It is made of solid rock.
  3. Earth appears to be the only planet in our solar system that can support ________.
  4. 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. __________ is an example of sedimentary rock.

5 True/False questions

  1. movingAs you go toward the center of the Earth, the ________ the temperature becomes.


  2. 365The Earth is believed to be about _________ billion years old.


  3. revolution____________ is the spinning motion of a planet.


  4. Slate__________ is an example of metamorphic rock.


  5. periodsThe Earth's history is divided into eras. Each era is divided into __________.


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