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When you touch a hot pot or pan, energy moves from the pot to your hand.This is called
a.magnetic energy.
b.indirect evidence.
c.subduction.
d.heat transfer.
d.
Forces that shape Earth's surface by building up mountains and landmasses are called
a.constructive forces.
b.temperature and pressure.
c.destructive forces
d.seismic waves.
a.
Geologists study the CONSTRUCTIVE forces, such as volcanoes, that build up mountains and landmasses on Earth's surface.True or False?
True
The outermost layer of Earth is called the MANTLE.True or False?
False, the correct answer is the crust.
The transfer of heat by the movement of heated fluid is called CONDUCTION.True or False?
False, the correct answer is convection.
What is the correct order (starting from the surface) of the Earth's layers?
a.crust,outer core,inner core,mantle
b.mantle,outer core,inner core,crust
c.crust,mantle,outer core,inner core
d.outer core,inner core, crust,mantle
c.
Earth's inner core is
a.a dense ball of solid metal.
b.a layer of molten metal.
c.a layer of hot rock.
d.a layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin.
b.
Pressure INCREASES from Earth's surface toward the center of Earth. True of False?
True
The transfer of energy through empty space is called
a.conduction.
b.convection.
c.radiation.
d.subduction.
c.