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2 Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

3 $500 We learn about the core of the earth by A – digging deep into the earth. B – studying earthquake waves. C – studying X-rays of the earth. D – observing volcanoes

4 B – studying earthquake waves. ARE YOU READY TO PLAY FOR THE $1000 QUESTION?

5 $1,000 The earth has two kinds of crusts, they are A – sea floor and continental. B – continental and oceanic. C – ocean plates and mountain plates. D – lithospheric and oceanic

6 B – continental and oceanic NOW LETS TRY THE $2,000 QUESTION!

7 $2,000 The outer core of the earth is composed mostly of A – liquid nickel B – solid nickel C – liquid iron D – solid iron

8 C – liquid iron NOW LETS TRY THE $5,000 QUESTION!

9 $5,000 The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats is the A – inner core B – outer core C – crust D – asthenosphere

10 D - asthenosphere NOW LETS TRY THE $10,000 QUESTION!

11 $10,000 When rock layers are pulled apart, the stress is called A – tension. B – compression. C – compaction. D – shearing.

12 A - tension NOW LETS TRY THE $25,000 QUESTION!

13 $25,000 Heat transferred by liquids and gases is called A – conduction B – convection C – radiation D – conservation

14 B – convection NOW LETS TRY THE $100,000 QUESTION!

15 $100,000 The inner core of the earth is A – liquid iron and nickel B – liquid nickel C – solid iron and nickel D – solid nickel

16 C – solid iron and nickel Lets try the $500,000 question

17 $500,000 A mountain range in the middle of the ocean is called a A – upwelling B – midocean ridge C – fringing reef D – atoll

18 B- midocean ridge NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000,000 QUESTION!

19 $1,000,000 When two continental plates collide they most often form A – volcanoes B – new continental crust C – non-volcanic mountain ranges D – ocean trenches

20 C – non-volcanic mountain ranges Congratulations! You just won a million dollars!

21 Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

22 $500 Volcanic eruptions can sometimes be predicted by A – changes in animal behavior B – changes in area climate C – earthquake activity D – subduction zone activity

23 C – earthquake activity NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000 QUESTION!

24 $1,000 The theory of continental drift was developed by A – Isaac Newton B – William Oort C – Charles Richter D – Alfred Wegener

25 D - Alfred Wegener NOW LETS TRY THE $2,000 QUESTION!

26 $2,000 Mid-ocean ridges are a result of A – subuction B – convergent boundaries C – divergent boundaries D – plate collisions

27 C- divergent boundaries NOW LETS TRY THE $5,000 QUESTION!

28 $5000 The tectonic plates of the earth move because of A – mountains pushing on each other B – convection currents in the mantle C – convection currents within the oceans D – gravitational pull of the sun.

29 B – convection currents in the mantle NOW LETS TRY THE $10,000 QUESTION!

30 $10,000 A deep trench that runs through the center of a midocean ridge is called a A – trench B – tectonic plate C – river valley D – rift valley

31 NOW LETS TRY THE $25,000 QUESTION!

32 $25, million years ago, all the earths continents formed one land mass called A – Gondwanaland B – Laurasia C – Pangaea D – Tethys

33 C - Pangaea NOW LETS TRY THE $100,000 QUESTION!

34 $100,000 The largest plate on Earth is the A – Cocos plate B – Pacific plate C – North American plate D – South American plate

35 B – Pacific plate NOW LETS TRY THE $500,000 QUESTION!

36 $500,000 According to plate tectonic theory, South America was once connected to A – Australia B – India C – Eurasia D – Africa

37 D - Africa NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000,000 QUESTION!

38 $1,000,000 The process of the ocean floor plunging back into the earths interior is called A – subduction B – earthquakes C – convection D – compression

39 A - subduction Congratulations you just won THE 1,000,000 QUESTION!

40 Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

41 $500 Erosion is A – the breakdown of material on the earths surface. B – Carrying sediment to a new location C – Leaving sediment at a new location D – All of the above

42 B – Carrying sediment to a new location NOW LETS TRY THE $1000 QUESTION!

43 $1,000 Volcanoes often form A – in subduction zones B – around the Ring of Fire C – at hot spots D – All of the above

44 NOW LETS TRY THE $2,000 QUESTION!

45 $2,000 Sea floor spreading is a result of A – subduction zones B – convergent boundaries C – divergent boundaries D – compression

46 C – Divergent boundaries NOW LETS TRY THE $5,000 QUESTION!

47 $5,000 An example of chemical weathering is A – acid dissolving rocks B – root pry C – ice wedging D – abrasion

48 A – Acid dissolving rocks NOW LETS TRY THE $10,000 QUESTION!

49 $10,000 If you walk on rocks and break them, this is a form of A – chemical weathering B – physical weathering C – pressure release D – All of the above

50 B – Physical weathering NOW LETS TRY THE $25,000 QUESTION!

51 $25,000 Which of the following does not affect the rate of weathering? A – type of material that is being weathered. B – The climate of an area. C – The amount of air pollution in an area. D – Number of mountains in an area.

52 D – number of mountains in an area. NOW LETS TRY THE $100,000 QUESTION!

53 $100,000 Where faults are active, there are often A – a lot of volcanoes B – earthquakes C – island arcs in the ocean D – lakes formed

54 B - Earthquakes NOW LETS TRY THE $500,000 QUESTION!

55 $500,000 Most scientists rejected continental drift because it failed to explain A – coal deposits in Antarctica B – formation of mountains C – climate change D – the force that moves the continents.

56 D – The force that moves the continents. NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000,000 QUESTION!

57 $1,000,000 The process that powers plate tectonics is A – radiation B – conduction currents C – convection currents D – subduction

58 C – Convection currents Congratulations! You have just won $1,000,000!

59 Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

60 $500 question 55 cm = ____ mm A – 55 B – 550 C – 5.5 D –.55

61 D – 550. NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000 QUESTION!

62 $1,000 A hypothesis is A – possible explanation to a scientific question. B – the results of an experiment. C – the directions for an experiment. D – the data you collect after experimenting.

63 A – possible explanation to a scientific question. NOW LETS TRY THE $2,000 QUESTION!

64 $2, mm = ____ m A – 300,000 B – 300 C – 3 D – 3,000

65 C – 3 NOW LETS TRY THE $5,000 QUESTION!

66 $5,000 Soil conservation is very important. During the 1930s, parts of the USA did not practice good soil conservation and caused the A – Dust Bowl B – Super Bowl C – Soil Loss Bowl D – the Great Depression

67 A – Dust Bowl NOW LETS TRY THE $10,000 QUESTION!

68 $10,000 Which of the following is not a soil conservation practice? A – building terraces B – contour plowing C – growing tall plants D – windbreaks

69 C – growing tall plants NOW LETS TRY THE $25,000 QUESTION!

70 $25,000 A landslide is a type of erosion caused by A – wind. B – gravity. C – water. D – glaciers.

71 B – gravity. NOW LETS TRY THE $100,000 QUESTION!

72 $100,000 Soil is made up of A – only weathered rock. B – only organic material. C – both organic material and weathered rock. D – only organic material and bedrock.

73 C – both organic material and weathered rock. NOW LETS TRY THE $500,000 QUESTION!

74 $500,000 How does the density of material in Earths layers change with depth? A – density decreases with depth B – density increases with depth C – density does not change with depth D – density increases and then decreases.

75 B – density increases with depth NOW LETS TRY THE $1,000,000 QUESTION!

76 $1,000,000 From bottom to top, what are the soil horizons? A – bedrock, topsoil, subsoil B – topsoil, bedrock, subsoil C – topsoil, subsoil, bedrock D – subsoil, bedrock, topsoil

77 C – topsoil, subsoil, bedrock Congratulations, you have just won $1,000,000


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