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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Geology Questions

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Grade 9 Geomorphology
Grade 9 Rocks
Grade 9 Earth's Layers
What part of the Earth contains rocks?
  1. Biosphere
  2. Hydrosphere
  3. Atmosphere
  4. Lithosphere
Grade 9 Geomorphology
What leads to erosion?
  1. Deforestation
  2. Overgrazing
  3. Clear Cutting
  4. All of the above
Grade 9 Geology
Grade 9 Earth's Layers
What is one reason that the Earth's core is so hot?
  1. Coal and oil burn in the core.
  2. As heavy elements in the core decay, they produce radioactive heat.
  3. The Sun heats up the Earth and causes the inside to melt.
Grade 9 Geomorphology
The difference in elevation between contour lines is called
  1. gradient
  2. profile
  3. contour interval
  4. field
Grade 9 Geomorphology
Grade 9 Rocks
Stalactites and stalagmites are found in
  1. caverns
  2. glaciers
  3. geysers
  4. Karst topography
Grade 9 Historical Geology
The law that states that a rock layer is older than the one above it is called:
  1. Relative dating
  2. Uniformitarianism
  3. Superposition
  4. Cross-cutting relationships
Grade 9 Geomorphology
Where would the type of volcano shown be most likely to form?
Volcano - Stratovolcano - Small
  1. mantle hot spot
  2. subduction zone
  3. divergent boundary
  4. transform boundary
Grade 9 Geomorphology
Of the following, where would the volcano shown be most likely to develop?
Volcano - Fissure Vent - Small
  1. transform fault
  2. subduction zone
  3. mantle hot spot
  4. mid-ocean ridge
Grade 9 Geomorphology
Which is created through the process of erosion?
  1. baymouth bar
  2. sea arch
  3. spit
  4. tombolo
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