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Week 4 Practice Quiz - D lithosphere mantle and core What...

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A subduction zone is usually associated with A ) continental divergent plate boundaries B ) oceanic divergent plate boundaries C ) ocean-continental convergent plate boundaries D ) continental-continental plate boundaries Earth is closer to the Sun in A ) January B ) March C ) July D ) September What is the source of energy in a star? A ) nuclear fission B ) nuclear fusion C ) combustion D ) oxidation What does one light-year equal? The A ) time that light takes to reach the earth from the sun B ) speed of light C ) angle at which light falls D ) distance that light travels in a year The three main parts of Earth's interior include the A ) asthenosphere, lithosphere, and mantle B ) core, crust, and mantle C ) crust, asthenosphere, and core
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Unformatted text preview: D ) lithosphere, mantle, and core What is the term for swirling clouds of hydrogen gas out of which stars are born? A ) protostar B ) constellation C ) comet D ) nebulae Where something is between the equator and pole on Earth's surface is identified as being on a (an) A ) meridian B ) longitude C ) latitude D ) tropic Today, astronomers believe the universe is about how old? A ) 4.5 billion years B ) 7 billion years C ) 13.6 billion years D ) 21 billion years Rocks that form from a mass of molten material are called A ) igneous B ) metamorphic C ) magma D ) sedimentary As viewed from Earth, the Sun moves completely around the ecliptic in one A ) day B ) month C ) year D ) century...
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