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Mountains are typically formed when two plates __________./
a) collide b) separate c) slide past one another d) none of the above
____________________ occur when one plate subducts under another and the crust is melted.
a) Volcanoes b) Seafloor spreading c) Magnetic fields d)
The inner core is made of solid ______ and is responsible for the Earth's ________________.
a) rock, magnetic field b) iron, magnetic field c) rocks, tides d) iron, tides
A large magma chamber that breaks through the crust in the middle of a plate is called a ___________.
a) Hot Spot b) transform boundary c) convergent boundary d) pangaea
Magma in the mantle rises becuase it is ___________ by the Earth's ________.
a) heated, core b) cooled, crust c) heated, crust d) cooled, core
What causes Earth's plates to move ?
a) Convection currents in the mantle b) Convection currents in the Crust c) Ocean currents in the Atlantic d) Winds caused by air pressure
_______________ is when one plate is pushed under another at a convergent boundary.
a) Subduction b) Transform c) Divergent d) Pangaea
Which of the following is NOT evidence of continental drift ?
a) matching fossils b) matching rocks c) matching coastlines d) matching X-rays
A ________________ boundary is where plates slide past one another
a) transform b) divergent c) convergent d) cell
Plates spreading apart is called a _________ boundary
a) divergent b) convergent c) transform d) cell
Alfred Wegener developed the Theory of ___________ by looking at matching
a) Continental Drift, rocks and fossils b) Plate Tectonics, rocks and fossils c) Continental Drift, weather patterns d) Plate Tectonics, water samples
What is the innnermost layer of the Earth ?
a) inner core b) outer core c) mantle d) crust
Put the layers of the Earth in the correct order starting with the outermost layer.
a) Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core b) inner core, outer core, mantle, crust c) mantle, crust, outer core, inner core d) crust, mantle, inner core, outer core
The Earth's crust is broken into pieces called.....
a) plates b) volcanoes c) continents d) oceans
Which layer has convection currents which are responsible for the movement of Earth's plates ?
a) Mantle b) Crust c) Outer Core d) Inner Core
Which layer is the hottest ?
a) Crust b) Mantle c) Inner Core d) Outer Core
Which of the following statements is true as you move deeper into the Earth ?
a) Pressure and temperature increase b) Pressure increases and temperature decreases c) pressure and temperature decrease d) pressure decerase and temperature stays the same
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