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The asteroid belt is located between what two planets?

Mars and Jupiter

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What are the names of the three layers of Earth?
crust, mantle and core
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Resources that cannot be replenished are known as what?

Non-renewable resources

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What is the study of space called?

Astronomy

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What bone of the body is known as the "funny bone"? 

Humerus (elbow)

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What is the name of our galaxy?

The Milky Way Galaxy

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What is the breakdown of rock into smaller pieces called?

Weathering

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What percent of Earth is made up of water?

71%

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What is the study of Earth called?

Geology

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What animal is not able to look up at the sky due to its anatomy?

Pig

300

The death of a star by explosion is known as what?

Supernova

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What was the name of the huge landmass before the continents drifted apart?

Pangaea

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What are the 3 types of fossil fuels? 

Coal, oil, and natural gas

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The gradual increase in Earth's temperature over time is known as what?

Global Warming

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How many bones are in the adult human body?

206 bones

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What year did the United States land/walk on the moon? 

1969

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Mountains form from what type of plate boundary? 

Convergent plate boundary

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Earth's atmosphere is mostly made up of what gas?

Nitrogen

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The study of fossils is called? 

Paleontology

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Where are the ears of a cricket located?

On the front legs below the knee
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A day on the planet Mars is known as what?

a Sol 

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What are the 3 types of rocks?

igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic

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The Amazon Rain Forest is par of what climate zone?

Tropical climate zone

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What famous fault runs through California and is believed to cause mass destruction someday?

San Andres Fault

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How old is the Earth?

4.6 billion years old

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