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Jack - Earth Patterns, Cycles and Changes Test

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  1. outer core
  2. 365
  3. plate tectonics
  4. continental drift
  5. fossils
  1. a 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.
  2. b The remains of ancient plants and animals are called ________________.
  3. c The process of moving or floating continents is called ________________.
  4. d The ___________________ is the layer beneath the mantle. It is made of melted metal.
  5. e One revolution of the Earth around the sun determines the length of a year, approximately ______ days.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. ____________ is the process by which rock is broken down into sediment by chemical and mechanical reactions, wind and water.
  2. ____________ is the spinning motion of a planet.
  3. _____________ rock is formed by the weathering down of igneous rock.
  4. The Earth is believed to be about _________ billion years old.
  5. 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 ______.

5 True/False Questions

  1. winterThe Earth's axis is ________.

          

  2. 24The Earth rotates once every _______ hours, the length of a day and night.

          

  3. fourVolcanoes 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 ______.

          

  4. hotterWhen the North Pole is tilted toward the sun, the Southern Hemisphere experiences _________.

          

  5. tiltedWhen the North Pole is tilted toward the sun, the Southern Hemisphere experiences _________.

          

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