Geol Quiz 12

Geol Quiz 12 - Review Assessment: CHAPTER 12 QUIZ Name...

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Review Assessment: CHAPTER 12 QUIZ Name CHAPTER 12 QUIZ Status Completed Score Grade not available. Instructions Question 1 The upper part of the lithosphere includes this layer. Selected Answer: crust Question 2 The astenosphere occurs within this layer. Selected Answer: mantle Question 3 The Mohorovicic discontinuity (Moho) occurs at the base of this layer. Selected Answer: mantle Question 4 This region is solid (not molten) and made mostly of iron. Selected Answer: outer core Question 5 This region of the Earth does not transmit S waves. Selected Answer: outer core Question 6 The P-wave shadow zone (discovered by Beno Guttenberg) is largely the result of __________. Selected Answer: reflection of P waves from the inner core-outer core boundary Question
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7 The most widely-accepted explanation for why the Earth has a magnetic field relates to _____________. Selected Answer: gradual movements of molten iron in the outer core Question 8 Which of the following best characterizes how the diameter of Earth's core and the
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2009 for the course GEOL 100 taught by Professor Johntrib during the Spring '09 term at Maastricht.

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Geol Quiz 12 - Review Assessment: CHAPTER 12 QUIZ Name...

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