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5 Matching questions

  1. Magma
  2. granite
  3. sandstone
  4. unconformity
  5. lava
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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 ______.
  3. c __________ is an example of sedimentary rock.
  4. d __________ is molten or liquid rock. The rock cycle begins with magma beneath the surface of the earth.
  5. e __________ is an example of igneous rock.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. __________ is an example of metamorphic rock.
  2. The __________ is the layer beneath the crust. It is made of solid rock.
  3. The ___________________ is the layer beneath the mantle. It is made of melted metal.
  4. ______________ is the orbit a planet makes around the sun.
  5. One revolution of the Earth around the sun determines the length of a year, approximately ______ days.

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. summer__________ is an example of metamorphic rock.


  4. fossilsEarthquakes and volcanoes are evidence that the Earth is constantly ___________ from within.


  5. crustThe __________ is the outer layer of the Earth. It is made of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.