Chapter 2 - The Living Earth review

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Chapter 2 - The Living Earth review

  1. 1. Chapter 2 Review The Living Planet
  2. 2. Round 1
  3. 3. Question 1 (1 point) The _____ is the portion of the earth that contains most of the earth’s mass. It consists mainly of molten rock known as magma.
  4. 4. Question 1 Answer • The Mantle
  5. 5. Question 2 (3 points) The point directly above the origin of an earthquake on the surface of the earth.
  6. 6. Question 2 Answer Epicenter
  7. 7. Question 3 (5 points) Mountains, plateaus, hills and plains make up the four categories of _______________.
  8. 8. Question 3 Answer Relief
  9. 9. Round 2
  10. 10. Question 1 (1 point) Magma and other material pours out of cracks in the earth. The cracks are known as ____________.
  11. 11. Question 1 Answer Volcanoes
  12. 12. Question 2 (3 points) ______________ shows seismologists the relative strength of an earthquake.
  13. 13. Question 2 Answer Richter Scale
  14. 14. Question 3 (5 points) The physical or chemical processes that change the characteristics of rock on or near the earth’s surface.
  15. 15. Question 3 Answer Weathering
  16. 16. Round 3
  17. 17. Question 1 (1 point) Flowing like rivers in the ocean, ______ helps distribute heat across the planet.
  18. 18. Question 1 Answer Currents
  19. 19. Question 2 (3 points) Nearly 95% of all earthquakes occur at ________________________.
  20. 20. Question 2 Answer Tectonic plate boundaries or fault lines
  21. 21. Question 3 (5 points) The changing of landforms by slow moving glaciers is called _____.
  22. 22. Question 3 Answer Glaciation
  23. 23. Round 4
  24. 24. Question 1 (1 point) Giant ocean waves that start at the epicenter of an earthquake.
  25. 25. Question 1 Answer Tsunami
  26. 26. Question 2 (3 points) _____ occurs when weathered material is moved by the action of wind, water, ice and gravity.
  27. 27. Question 2 Answer Erosion
  28. 28. Question 3 (5 points) The Red Sea was formed by two plates moving apart from each other. Today, it is continually widening. This type of plate boundary is known as ____________________.
  29. 29. Question 3 Answer divergent plate boundary
  30. 30. Final Question
  31. 31. Final Question What is it called when rock is changed into a new substance from interaction between air or water?
  32. 32. Final Question Chemical Weathering

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