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5 Matching questions

  1. lava
  2. mantle
  3. granite
  4. fossils
  5. Slate
  1. a __________ is an example of metamorphic rock.
  2. b __________ is an example of igneous rock.
  3. c The __________ is the layer beneath the crust. It is made of solid rock.
  4. d 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. e The remains of ancient plants and animals are called ________________.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The __________ is the outer layer of the Earth. It is made of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
  2. Earth appears to be the only planet in our solar system that can support ________.
  3. The Earth is believed to be about _________ billion years old.
  4. ______________ is the orbit a planet makes around the sun.
  5. __________ is molten or liquid rock. The rock cycle begins with magma beneath the surface of the earth.

5 True/False questions

  1. periodsThe Earth rotates on its _______.


  2. movingThe Earth rotates on its _______.


  3. continental drift_____________ rock is formed by the weathering down of igneous rock.


  4. igneousThe Earth's history is divided into eras. Each era is divided into __________.


  5. unconformityThe 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.