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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 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 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
What increases as you travel closer to Earth's center?
  1. weight & pressure
  2. temperature & pressure
  3. force & soil
  4. speed & sound
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
In a convection current, why does the magma become more dense when it reaches the crust?
  1. it heats up
  2. it becomes light
  3. it cools down
  4. it remains the same
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
The mantle is Earth's thickest layer and is mostly made up of
  1. nickel and iron.
  2. semi-solid rock.
  3. water.
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
The uppermost layer of Earth is called the
  1. mantle.
  2. crust.
  3. core.
  4. continents.
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
What parts make up the solid Earth?
  1. Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Atmosphere
  2. Inner Core, Mantle, Crust
  3. Hemisphere, Latitude, Longitude
  4. Outer Core, Magma, Lava
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
The diagram shows the layers of Earth.

Layers Of The Earth

Which of the following best describes layer B?
  1. solid rock
  2. solid metal
  3. liquid and solid rock
  4. liquid and solid metal
Grade 6 Earth's Layers
Earth's inner core is
  1. a dense ball of solid metal.
  2. a layer of molten metal.
  3. a layer of hot rock.
  4. a layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin.
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