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Grade 5 Earth's Layers
What is the center layer of the Earth called?
  1. Crust
  2. Core
  3. Mantle
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The deeper inside the Earth, the less the pressure is.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The prefix "geo-" in the word geosphere refers to                .
  1. land
  2. space
  3. air
  4. water
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
What do the plates float on?
  1. crust
  2. mantle
  3. inner core
  4. outer core
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The temperature inside the Earth increases as depth                  
  1. Increases
  2. Stays the same
  3. Decreases
  4. None of the above
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The                 is what geologists call the crust and the uppermost mantle.
  1. Crustosphere
  2. Mantle-Crust
  3. Lithosphere
  4. Asthenosphere
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
Which layer of Earth do plants and animals live on?
  1. inner core
  2. outer core
  3. mantle
  4. crust
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The         outer         core is a layer of molten metal surrounding the         inner         core, which is a dense ball of solid metal.
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The         crust         is a layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and the ocean floor.
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
What is the right order of the earth's layers?
  1. Mantle, Core, Crust
  2. Mantle, Crust, Core
  3. Crust, Core, Mantle
  4. Crust, Mantle, Core
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The three main layers of Earth are the crust, the          mantle         , and the        core       .
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
Which of the layers makes up most of Earth's mass?
  1. crust
  2. mantle
  3. inner core
  4. outer core
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The crust that lies beneath the ocean is called the oceanic crust.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
Which layer of the earth is the hottest?
  1. inner core
  2. outer core
  3. mantle
  4. crust
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The          mantle          is a layer made of rock that is very hot, but solid. It is nearly 3,000 kilometers thick.
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The                 is beneath the asthenosphere, and is hot, but rigid.
  1. Megasphere
  2. Lithosphere
  3. Mesosphere
  4. Stratosphere
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
What are the different layers below the earth's crust?
         mantle         
             outer core             
             inner core             
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The                 asthenosphere                 is below the lithosphere, and is soft, yet solid.
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
Earth's thickest layer is called the
  1. mantle
  2. crust
  3. inner core
  4. outer core
Grade 5 Earth's Layers
The crust is the hottest layer of the earth.
  1. True
  2. False
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