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Earth Science Quiz
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    This Baamboozle game will act as part of your review for Earth Science quiz. Topics covered in this review will include geology, the atmosphere, the ocean, and the environment.
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  • The earth's crust is mostly made up of what?
    Oxygen and silicon
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  • What are the different layers of the earth called?
    Crust, mantle, inner core, and outer core
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  • Melted rocks from the mantle are called what?
    Magma
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  • What is the largest ocean on earth?
    The Pacific Ocean
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  • What is a transform boundary?
    A place where plates slide sideways past each other.
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  • What is a convergent boundary?
    A place where two or more plates collide with each other.
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  • What is a divergent boundary?
    This is a place where plates are moving away from each other.
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  • What type of boundary could cause a volcano to erupt?
    Volcanoes are mostly likely to occur at convergent boundaries.
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  • What type of boundary could cause an earthquake?
    Transform boundaries could cause an earthquake.
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  • What process do plants go through to create energy?
    Photosynthesis
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  • What does a plants produce?
    Plants take in carbon dioxide and produce oxygen
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  • What is the geologic time scale?
    The geologic time scale is a system of dating that scientists use to describe different events in earth's history
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  • What are the names of the eras in the geologic time scale?
    Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic.
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  • What is Pangaea?
    Pangaea was one massive super continent that existed millions of years ago.
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  • What is a fossil?
    Fossils are remains or impressions of a prehistoric organism.
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  • What are three types of fossil fuels?
    Oil, coal, and natural gas are three fossil fuels.
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  • What are the basic type of rock forms?
    Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.
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  • What type of rock are fossils found in?
    Fossils are found in sedimentary rocks.
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  • What is erosion?
    The gradual breaking down of the rock from wind and water.
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  • What causes the oceans' tides?
    The moon's gravitational pull controls the tides.
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  • What causes a rainbow to appear?
    Rainbows are created when sunlight splits and the different color components are reflected through rain drops.
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