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Plate Tectonics

Quiz by Kimberly Herndon

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9 questions
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  • Q1
    Earth's asthenosphere is found in the
    mantle
    crust
    inner core
    outer core
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  • Q2
    The San Andreas Fault is a
    subduction zone.
    transform fault boundary.
    convergent boundary.
    divergent boundary.
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  • Q3
    The theory of _________________ states that continents moved to their present locations.
    seafloor spreading
    subduction
    erosion
    continental drift
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  • Q4
    Evidence from ____________________ indicates that many continents were ear Earth's South Pole.
    mid-ocean ridges
    glaciers
    plates
    volcanoes
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  • Q5
    __________________ of iron in rocks supports the theory of seafloor spreading.
    Plate movement
    Weathering
    Subduction
    Magnetic alignment
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  • Q6
    The Great Rift Valley is a ____________________ boundary.
    lithosphere
    convergent
    transform fault
    divergent
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  • Q7
    The theory of ___________________________ states that plates move around on the asthenosphere.
    subduction
    plate tectonics
    seafloor spreading
    continental drift
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  • Q8
    A ________________________ forms when a plate slides under another plate.
    mid-ocean ridge
    divergent boundary
    transform fault
    subduction zone
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  • Q9
    When two oceanic plates collide, ___________________ forms.
    island arcs
    mid-ocean ridges
    transform faults
    folded mountains
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