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NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
Name:______________________________
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cooler solid in between the core and shell
heavier metals in the shell
hotter, lighter shell
hot center core
What volcano erupted on Martinique in 1902, killing approximately 30,000 people within
seconds?
A
B
C
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decreased heat
decreased weight
increased heat
increased weight
Which of the following has Earth developed after millions of years? (Input all that apply,
then push the ENTER button.)
A
B
C
D
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black hole
meteor 1/16th the size of earth
burning star
large cloud of gas and dust
A cluster of material compacted under increasing pressures and evolved into Earth.
Increased pressure = __________
A
B
C
D
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Date:_______________________________
Scientists believe our solar system started as a __________
A
B
C
D
Mount St. Helen’s
Mount Vesuvius
Mount Pelee
The application of the sciences to the phenomena of the oceans, including study of their
forms, physical, chemical and biological features
A
B
C
D
Oceanography
Geohydrology
Cosmology
Hydrogeology
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NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
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The region below the lithosphere, variously estimates as being from fifty to several hundred
miles (eighty-five to several hundred kilometers) thick, in which the rock is less rigid than
that above and below but rigid enough to transmit transverse seismic waves
A
B
C
D
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Social
Religious
Political
Economic
Where do most of the volcanic eruptions occur on the Earth's surface?
A
B
C
D
E
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Silt
Lava
Bedrock
Ashes
The textbook gives four primary reasons that closer attention is now being given to the
oceans by nearly all nations. Which one of the following is NOT one of the four reasons?
A
B
C
D
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Continental Crust
Fault Lines
Asthenosphere
Mesosphere
Molten rock that reaches the Earth's surface through a volcano or fissure; The rock formed
by the cooling and solidifying of molten rock
A
B
C
D
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On
On
On
On
On
the
the
the
the
the
floor of the world's oceans.
margins of the major plates of the lithosphere.
margins of the minor plates of the mantle.
margins of the major plates of the mantle.
margins of the minor plates of the lithosphere.
How many years ago do cosmologists currently believe that our solar system began?
A
B
C
D
4.5 billion
4.5 million
45 million
45 billion
NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
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The Earth's lithosphere is divided into ______ major plates and about ______ smaller ones.
A
B
C
D
E
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Radiation from the Sun.
Radiation from within the Earth.
The gravitational pull of the Earth.
The vacuum of space.
The
The
The
The
solid inner core of the Earth.
Earth's rigid outer crust.
molten outer core surrounding the Earth's nickel and iron inner core.
uppermost layer of the Earth's mantle.
A SEISMOGRAPH is
A
B
C
D
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Plates
Lithosphere
Magma
Mantle
What is the asthenosphere?
A
B
C
D
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The
The
The
The
What force broke up water molecules into separate atoms of hydrogen and oxygen in the
Earth's early atmosphere?
A
B
C
D
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Six, Ten
Ten, Six
Twelve, Six
Eight, Seven
Six, Twelve
What is the name of the dense layer of rock approximately 1,800 miles thick which
surrounds the molten outer core of the Earth?
A
B
C
D
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an
an
an
an
apparatus
apparatus
apparatus
apparatus
used to measure and record air movement over the oceans
that can forecast Earth movement
used to measure and record earthquakes in the Earth
used to measure and record water movement in the oceans
The Earth's Mantle is
A
B
C
D
a dirt covering.
the layer of the earth's interior between the crust and the core.
the earth's magnetic field.
the earth's shadow in space.
NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
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A TSUNAMI is
A
B
C
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Crust, mantle, outer core and inner core
Outer core, inner core, mantle and crust
Outer core, lithosphere, core and crust
Inner core, outer core, mantle and crust
The movement of the Earth's land masses is known as the theory of
A
B
C
D
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a great sea wave produced by Earth movement.
a great sea wave that is produced by high winds.
earth movement that is caused by winds.
Scientists have divided the Earth into four shells or layers. From the center of the planet
out to the surface, what are the names of the layers?
A
B
C
D
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continental
continental
continental
continental
divide
shelf
shift
drift
Poisonous ammonia and methane gases in the Earth's atmosphere were dissipated by
A
B
C
D
E
the sun
the coriolis effect
gravity
all of the above
none of the above
NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
Answer Key: NS2-M3C3 - Earth's Oceanographic History (Exam)
Question:
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Answer
D
C
D
C
A
C
B
B
B
A
E
D
A
D
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D
D
A
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