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Rock Cycle and Plate Tectonics

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  • Q1
    What is the best evidence of Pangaea?
    Fossils
    60s
  • Q2
    The size, shape and arrangement of the grains in the Rock is what property?
    Color
    Texture
    Hardness
    Luster
    45s
  • Q3
    from "Metamorphic Rock Classification" What is the most likely identity of a rock that is multi-colored, coarse-grained, and has a banded texture?
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    Gneiss
    Schist
    Quartzite
    Marble
    60s
  • Q4
    Which property of minerals may be determined using a fingernail?
    Texture
    Luster
    Hardness
    Streak
    60s
  • Q5
    Which of the Earth's layers is the outermost layer?
    Crust
    60s
  • Q6
    Size of particles are:
    Streak
    Luster
    Hardness
    Grains
    45s
  • Q7
    What layer is labeled #4?
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    Inner Core
    Mantle
    Outer Core
    Crust
    45s
  • Q8
    What layer are convection currents in?
    Core
    Crust
    Mantle
    Asthenosphere
    45s
  • Q9
    Seashells have been found in the desert. What does this mean?
    The desert areas were once covered in water.
    Seashells were brought here by large animals.
    The desert will change from dry to ocean.
    Seashells are pretty.
    45s
  • Q10
    What layers is #2?
    Question Image
    Mantle
    Inner Core
    Core
    Outer Core
    45s
  • Q11
    How do tectonic plates affect Earth's structure?
    Plate tectonics move sediments from one area to another.
    Tectonic plates make mountains when they collide.
    Plates cause rivers to form valleys.
    Glaciers move glaciers.
    45s
  • Q12
    Which best describes plate tectonic?
    The process by which heat is generated inside earth's core
    The process by which north and south magnetic poles are created
    The process by which layers are added to Earth's atmosphere
    The process by which convection currents move crustal plates
    60s
  • Q13
    Convergent boundaries make...
    Mountains
    60s
  • Q14
    How should #8 be labeled?
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    Compaction and cementation
    Weathering and erosion
    Heat and pressure
    Cooling and crystallization
    60s
  • Q15
    What type of rock forms when magma cools and hardens?
    Igneous
    60s

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