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1
Q

Which layer has the most dense materials?

A

Inner Core

2
Q

Which layer will seismic waves move the slowest?

A

Outer Core

3
Q

Which layer is the thinnest?

A

Crust

4
Q

Which main layer is the thickest?

A

Mantle

5
Q

Which main layer is made of nickel and iron?

A

Core

6
Q

Which layer is made of solid metal?

A

Inner Core

7
Q

Which layer is made of liquid metal?

A

Outer Core

8
Q

What is made up of the crust and top of the mantle?

A

Lithosphere

9
Q

What is made up of the softer rock in the upper mantle?

A

Asthenosphere

10
Q

What are the two types of crust that make up the tectonic plates?

A

continental and oceanic