# Interior of the Earth: Structure of the Earth

In this quiz, you will find questions related to the structure of the earth, different types of rocks found inside the earth’s crust, seismography, etc.

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The vibration direction parallel to the wave direction in the vertical plane is present in

P-waves S-waves Surface waves L-wave

The intensity of an earthquake is measured in

Richter Scale Mercalli scale Measuring scale Seismograph

What is the mean thickness of oceanic crust?

5 km 30 km 10 km 70 km

What is the thickness of the crust?

10 km to 200 km 5 km to 30 km 30 km to 400 km 100 km to 200 km

What is the radius of earth?

6370 km 6360 km 6380 km 636 km

The interior of the earth can only be understood by ______________

Direct methods Indirect methods Both the indirect and direct methods None of the Above

Which is not a type of volcano?

Shield volcano Composite volcano Ridge volcano Caldera

Which one of the following describes the lithosphere?

Upper and middle mantle Crust and upper mantle Crust and core Mantle and core

The magnitude of an earthquake is measured in

Richter Scale Mercalli scale Measuring scale Seismograph

The Deccan trap is a large

Flood plain

Flood basalt province

Lava plain

Shield volcano

What are constantly shaping the landscape?

Exogenic processes

Endogenic processes

Both the processes

None of them

Which one is the direct source of providing information about the interior of the earth?

Deep Ocean Drilling Project

Volcanic eruptions

Integrated Ocean Drilling Project

All of them

Which one is the indirect source of providing information about the interior of the earth?

Volcanic eruption

Gravitational force

Drilling projects

Ocean Integrated Drilling Project

The temperature and pressure increases through

Mining

Drilling

Volcanic

Gravitational

Volcanoes are

Indirect source of information about the earth’s interior.

Direct source of information about the interior of the earth.

Not a source of information about the interior of the earth.

Good source to ascertain earth’s temperature.

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Title: Interior of the Earth: Structure of the Earth
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