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Chapter 2: Interior of the Earth

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Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

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There are two layers in the crust. 

  • Inner and outer crust 

  • Continental and oceanic crust 

  •  Surface and oceanic crust 

  • Mantle and Core

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 15

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Which element is  found in both  mantle and crust ? 

  • Silica 

  • Magnesium 

  • Aluminium 

  • Iron 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 15

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Which of these minerals are found in the core of the earth?

  • Iron-magnesium 

  • Magnesium-nickel   

  • Aluminium- Iron 

  • Iron-nickel  

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 15

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The inner core is in which state? 

  • Gaseous 

  • Solid state 

  • Semi-solid state 

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 15

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The outer core is made up of 

  • Iron 

  • Gold 

  • Hydrogen 

  • Oxygen 

Exercise | Q 6 | Page 15

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The layer of the earth on which we  live. 

  • Mantle 

  • Core 

  • Crust 

  • Continental crust 

Exercise | Q 7 | Page 15

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Which seismic waves can travel through liquid medium? 

  • Primary waves   

  • Secondary Waves 

  • Surface waves     

  • Oceanic waves   

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

Tell whether right or wrong. Correct the wrong statement 

The density of various materials is not the same in the interior of the earth.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 15

Tell whether right or wrong. Correct the wrong statement 

The core of the earth’s interior is made up of hard rock 

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 15

Tell whether right or wrong. Correct the wrong statement 

Secondary waves cannot pass through outer core. 

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 15

Tell whether right or wrong. Correct the wrong statement 

Continental crust is made up of silica and magnesium 

  • True

  • False

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

Answer the following 

What are the two parts of the crust? What is the basis of classification? 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 15

Answer the following

Why is the upper mantle called the asthenosphere? 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 15

Answer the following

Magnetosphere of the earth is a result of rotation. Explain. 

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

Draw neat diagram, label them and explain. 

The interior of the earth 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 15

Draw neat diagram, label them and explain.

Magnetic pole and equator  

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise [Page 15]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 15

Give geographical reason: 

There are discontinuities in the interior of the earth.   

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 15

Give geographical reason:

There is correlation between the density of metals and their location in the interior of the earth. 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 15

Give geographical reason:

Mantle is the centre of earthquake and volcanic eruptions. 

Exercise | Q 4 | Page 15

Give geographical reason: 

The thickness of the crust below the continents is less as compared to oceans. 

Exercise | Q 5 | Page 15

Give geographical reason: 

Earth is protected because of the magnetosphere 

Balbharati solutions for Maharashtra state board (SSC) Class 8 Geography Chapter 2 Interior of the Earth Exercise Activity [Page 15]

Activity | Q 1 | Page 15

Prepare a model of the earth’s interior.

Chapter 2: Interior of the Earth

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