# Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

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Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

\$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

B – studying earthquake waves.
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\$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

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

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A – inner core B – outer core C – crust D – asthenosphere
\$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

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D - asthenosphere NOW LET’S TRY THE \$10,000 QUESTION!

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

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A - tension NOW LET’S TRY THE \$25,000 QUESTION!

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

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B – convection NOW LET’S TRY THE \$100,000 QUESTION!

\$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

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

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B- midocean ridge NOW LET’S TRY THE \$1,000,000 QUESTION!

\$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

C – non-volcanic mountain ranges
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\$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

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

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D - Alfred Wegener NOW LET’S TRY THE \$2,000 QUESTION!

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

C- divergent boundaries
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\$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.

B – convection currents in the mantle
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A – trench B – tectonic plate C – river valley D – rift valley
\$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

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A – Gondwanaland B – Laurasia C – Pangaea D – Tethys
\$25, million years ago, all the earth’s continents formed one land mass called A – Gondwanaland B – Laurasia C – Pangaea D – Tethys

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C - Pangaea NOW LET’S TRY THE \$100,000 QUESTION!

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

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

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D - Africa NOW LET’S TRY THE \$1,000,000 QUESTION!

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

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

B – Carrying sediment to a new location
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\$1,000 Volcanoes often form A – in subduction zones
B – around the Ring of Fire C – at hot spots D – All of the above

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D – All of the above NOW LET’S TRY THE \$2,000 QUESTION!

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

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

A – Acid dissolving rocks
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\$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

B – Physical weathering
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\$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.

D – number of mountains in an area.
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\$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

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B - Earthquakes NOW LET’S TRY THE \$500,000 QUESTION!

\$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.

D – The force that moves the continents.
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\$1,000,000 The process that powers plate tectonics is
A – radiation B – conduction currents C – convection currents D – subduction

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

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D – 550. NOW LET’S TRY THE \$1,000 QUESTION!

\$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.

A – possible explanation to a scientific question.
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\$2, mm = ____ m A – 300,000 B – 300 C – 3 D – 3,000

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\$5,000 Soil conservation is very important
\$5, 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

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

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C – growing tall plants NOW LET’S TRY THE \$25,000 QUESTION!

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

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B – gravity. NOW LET’S TRY THE \$100,000 QUESTION!

\$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.

C – both organic material and weathered rock.
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\$500,000 How does the density of material in Earth’s 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.

B – density increases with depth
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\$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

C – topsoil, subsoil, bedrock
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