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GSE Grade 6 Science - S6E5f Plate Tectonics and Geological Events

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Grade 6
Science
Georgia Standards of Excellence

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S6E5f

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  • Q1
    True or False - All plate movement results in a change in Earth's Crust
    True
    False
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  • Q2
    Which is not a geological event caused by plate tectonic movement?
    Mountain Forming
    Ocean ridges
    Ocean basin
    Tornado
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  • Q3
    Which plate movement direction is related to compression, collision, or plates moving toward each other?
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    A
    C
    B
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  • Q4
    Which plate movement is related to ocean plates and continental plates colliding and ocean plates sub-ducting?
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    B
    A
    C
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  • Q5
    Which plate movement is associated with rifting, spreading, dividing, or ridges forming in the land?
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    A
    B
    C
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  • Q6
    Which plate movement is associated with faulting or cracks in Earth's Crust?
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    None of the Above
    C
    B
    A
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  • Q7
    Which type of plate movement created the land feature between Saudi Arabi and Africa?
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    Transform
    Divergent
    Convergent
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  • Q8
    What type of plate movement is occurring between the Nazca Plate and South America?
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    Transofrm
    Divergent
    Convergent
    Faulting
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  • Q9
    Which type of crust and plate movement is most responsible for several ridges forming on earth?
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    Continental /Convergent
    Oceanic/ Divergent
    Continental / Divergent
    Oceanic/ Transform
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  • Q10
    Which geological event or land feature best represents when continental crusts come together?
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    A
    C
    B
    D
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  • Q11
    Which type plate tectonic movement would be primarily responsible for Los Angeles faulting or tearing away from California?
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    A
    E
    B
    C
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  • Q12
    What is the greatest difference in geological event C (Rift Valley) and D (Ridge)?
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    Rift Valley involves continental crust while ridges are made of oceanic crust.
    Convergent plate movement.
    One forms mountains and the other forms Trenches
    Divergent plate movements
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