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Plate Tectonics

Quiz by Eric W. Byers (ewbyers)

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    When two plates are moving together it forms a ____________ boundary
    strike-slip
    convergent
    divergent
    transform
    30s
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  • Q2
    When two plates are sliding past each other it forms a ____________ boundary
    convergent
    transform
    strike-slip
    divergent
    30s
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  • Q3
    When two plates are moving away from each other it forms a ____________ boundary
    divergent
    convergent
    strike-slip
    transform
    30s
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  • Q4
    Subduction means to
    go underneath
    to duct
    go above
    it is a type of heat transfer
    30s
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  • Q5
    When there is continental-continental plate convergence, this forms.
    mountains
    trenches and volcanoes
    rift valley
    mid-ocean ridge
    30s
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  • Q6
    Which of the following is characterized by the largest Earthquakes?
    transform
    convergent
    divergent
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  • Q7
    When you have a divergent plate boundary underwater, this will form.
    rift valley
    trenches and volcanoes
    mountains
    mid-ocean ridges
    30s
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  • Q8
    When there is continental-oceanic plate convergence, this forms.
    mountains
    rift valley
    trenches and volcanoes
    mid-ocean ridge
    30s
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  • Q9
    What type of crust is more dense?
    Continental
    Oceanic
    They are the same density
    30s
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  • Q10
    What causes plate tectonics?
    Convection
    Conduction
    Elves
    Radiation
    30s
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