Earth Worksheet and Quiz

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Earth is our home planet. It is located at a distance of about 150 million kilometers in from the Sun. It is the third planet from the sun. It is the only planet in the entire solar system which can support life. This rocky planet has a solid and dynamic surface consisting of mountains, canyons, plains etc. It has a diameter of around 7,917.5 miles.

NAME: …………………………………………

Date: …………………………….

Questions:

1. Earth is the ……………………….. largest planet in the entire solar system.2. ………………………………………………is the largest ocean on the planet.

3. ……………………………………… is the highest mountain on the earth.

4. The axial tilt of the earth is ………………………………..

5. Earth’s atmosphere contains ………………. Oxygen.

6. ……………………………………….. is the longest mountain range on the earth.

7. The earth’s core consists of two main metals which are ……………………….. and …………………….

8. The Earth’s atmosphere reaches out for ………………………………….

9. The variation of life forms within the ecosystem of our planet is known as ……………………

10. Approximately ………………………….. percent of the earth’s surface is covered in water.

Answers:

1. Fifth

2. Pacific

3. Mount Everest

4. 23.5 degrees

5. 21 percent

6. The Andes

7. Iron, nickel

8. 10,000 kilometers

9. Biodiversity

10. 70