Question 7 3 3 points which type of meteorite is

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Question 7 3 / 3 points Which type of meteorite is silicate-rich; contains water-bearing minerals, organic compounds, and amino acids? Question options: irons stony irons carbonaceous chondrites
ordinary chondrites achondrites Question 8 3 / 3 points Moving currents in the Earth's liquid iron outer core, coupled with the rotation of the Earth, operates like a dynamo to produce what?
Question 9 3 / 3 points How does temperature change with depth in the Earth?
Question 10 0 / 4 points Which type of crust is denser?
Question 11 3 / 3 points A "low seismic velocity" zone is located at about 100-350 km within the Earth. This is a weak, easily- deformed, and flowing zone of plastic rock in which seismic waves slow considerably. What is the name of this zone? Question options: lithosphere asthenosphere shadow zone inner crust outer core
Question 12 4 / 4 points The Earth's crust is primarily composed of silicate-rich rocks. What are the two most common elements in the crust?

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