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What is the name of the largest layer of the Earth that has a thick, syrup-like consistancy?
a) crust b) mantle c) outer core d) inner core
What is the name of the process in which heated fluids rise then cool and sink then become heated again and rise, and so on?
a) tectonic plates b) lithosphere c) asthenosphere d) convection currents
What is the name of the layer of Earth on which the tectonic plates float and move around?
a) Pangaea b) convection currents c) asthenosphere d) lithosphere
What is the name of the rigid outer layer of Earth that consists of the crust and upper mantle?
a) tectonic plate b) convection current c) asthenosphere d) lithosphere
What is the name of a large section of Earth's crust and upper mantle that move around on the asthenosphere?
a) tectonic plate b) Pangaea c) convection current d) lithosphere
What is the name of the theory that Earth\'s crust and upper mantle are broken into plates that float and move around on the asthenosphere?
a) continental drift b) seafloor spreading c) convection currents d) plate tectonics
What is the name of the ancient continent that was made up of all the continents joined together?
a) Gondwanaland b) North America c) Pangaea d) Laurasia
What is the name of the theory that new seafloor is formed when magma is forced to the surface at mid-ocean ridges?
a) continental drift b) seafloor spreading c) convection currents d) plate tectonics
What is the hypothesis that all continents were once joined in a single large continent that broke apart and slowly moved to their current locations?
a) seafloor spreading b) Pangaea c) plate tectonics d) continental drift
What is the name of the of the solid, outermost layer of the Earth?
a) crust b) mantle c) outer core d) inner core
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