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1

What is the innermost part of the Earth called?

Inner core

2

What is the layer of the Earth under the crust called?

The mantle

3

What state is the outer core?

Liquid

4

What state is the inner core?

Solid

5

Name the four layers of the Earth

Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core

6

What is the most common element in the Earth's crust?

Oxygen

7

What is the atmosphere?

A mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth

8

What is the part of the atmosphere closest to the Earth called?

The troposphere

9

Which two elements make up most of the troposphere?

Oxygen and nitrogen

10

The substances in the mantle are mainly in the _____ state

The substances in the mantle are mainly in the solid state

11

Can substances in the mantle flow?

Yes

12

Which layer of the Earth is 8km-40km thick?

The crust

13

What is the outermost part of the Earth called?

The crust