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Question 133 / 3 pointsWhen an earthquake occurs, no S-waves are detected on the opposite side of the Earth, providing evidence that theouter core is molten. This phenomenon is called:Gutenberg DiscontinuityMohorovicic Discontinuityshadow zonelow velocity zoneseismic gapMy HomeDavid Epps
Question 143 / 3 pointsThe iron-rich composition of the core is based on evidence from:
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Question 154 / 4 pointsThe Earth's oceanic crust is primarily composed of this rock type:
Question 164 / 4 pointsWhich type of crust is older?
Question 173 / 3 pointsWhat are chondrules?solidified droplets of molten early solar system materialstony ironscarbonaceous chondritesordinary chondritesWindmanstatten structures
Question 183 / 3 pointsPlate tectonics is driven by convection in this layer:
Question 193 / 3 pointsWhat is the name given to the outermost 100 km of the Earth that includes the crust and upper mantle?
Question 203 / 3 pointsApproximately how thick is the Earth's oceanic crust?

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Spring
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BillyMorris
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Geology, Quiz, Unit 2, Unit 2 Quiz, Earth s interior, Geol1011k, Earth s Interior Quiz

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