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Process of moving layers of rock by heating and cooling
a) convection b) convergent boundary c) transform boundary d) ridge push
Where denser oceanic lithosphere sinks beneath continental lithosphere
a) divergent boundary b) slab pull c) ridge push d) transform boundary
where two plates are moving away from each other
a) divergent boundary b) convection c) convergent boundary d) ridge push
Where two plates are moving horizontally past each other
a) convergent boundary b) divergent boundary c) slab pull d) transform boundary
Where two plates collide
a) convergent boundary b) transform boundary c) divergent boundary d) convection
A possible result of plates moving along a transform boundary is
a) oceans. b) convection. c) earthquakes. d) sea-floor spreading.
The global positioning system can map the rate of tectonic plate movement using
a) radio waves. b) lasers. c) visual markers. d) motion detectors.
Rising of rock layers
a) uplift b) tension c) subsidence d) reverse fault
Sinking of rock layers
a) tension b) anticline c) subsidence d) uplift
Hanging wall moves up relative to footwall
a) normal fault b) reverse fault c) compression d) uplift
Upward-arching rock layer
a) anticline b) syncline c) uplift d) reverse fault
Downward-arching rock layer
a) uplift b) syncline c) anticline d) normal fault
Hanging wall moves down relative to footwall
a) uplift b) compression c) reverse fault d) normal fault
Stress at a convergent plate boundary
a) compression b) tension c) subsidence d) uplift
Where oceanic lithosphere slides downhill due to gravity
a) ridge push b) transform boundary c) divergent boundary d) slab pull
Stress at a divergent plate boundary
a) uplift b) subsidence c) tension d) compression
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