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Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Which is the thickest layer of Earth?
  1. Inner Core
  2. Crust
  3. Mantle
  4. Outer core
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
What do geologists call Earth's crust and upper mantle?
  1. asthenosphere
  2. lithosphere
  3. mesosphere
  4. atmosphere
Grade 6 Rocks
Which type of rock is shown?
Rock - Igneous - Scoria
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
Grade 6 Rocks
Grade 6 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of sedimentary rocks?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 6 Atmosphere
What is weather?
  1. An area's long-term weather pattern
  2. The state of the atmosphere at a given place or time
  3. Large volume of air that has similar characteristics of temperature and water vapor content
  4. When large air masses of different density, moisture, and temperature meet
Grade 6 Environmental Science
Increase in human population impacts which of Earth's spheres?
  1. biosphere only
  2. biosphere and hydrosphere only
  3. biosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere only
  4. biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and geosphere
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
What are the layers of Earth from the center out?
  1. inner core, mantle, outer core, crust
  2. inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
  3. lithosphere, asthenosphere, mantle, crust
  4. crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
Grade 6 Atmosphere
What is the definition of climate?
  1. An area's long term weather pattern
  2. The state of the atmosphere at a given place and time
  3. When large air masses of different density, moisture, and temperature meet
  4. Large volume of air that has similar characteristics of temperature and water vapor content
Grade 6 Tectonics
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Moisture that falls to the ground is
  1. condensation.
  2. precipitation.
  3. evaporation.
  4. clouds.
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Rocks
Which of the following are examples of igneous rock?
  1. marble, slate, quartzite
  2. limestone, coal, sandstone
  3. granite, basalt, pumice
Grade 6 Atmosphere
Which measures air pressure?
  1. Barometer
  2. Thermometer
  3. Anemometer
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Rocks
What are the three major types of rocks?
  1. solid, liquid, gas
  2. igneous, sedimentary, limestone
  3. sedimentary, igneous, metamorphic
  4. lava, magma, mantle
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