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What type of fault creates mountains?
a) Convergent b) Divergent c) Transforming d)
When two plates are spreading apart this is called ________.
a) Divide b) Slide c) Collide d) Transforming
When two plates are grinding past each other this is called ______.
a) Slide b) Collide c) Divide d) Convergent
When two plates come together this is called a _____.
a) Collide b) Slide c) Divide d) Transforming
What are the two types of crust?
a) Oceanic Crust and Continental Crust b) Oceanic Crust and Plate Crust c) Continental Crust and Plate Crust d) Plate Crust and Under-Water Crust
The idea that the continents are moving is called...
a) Landmass Derby b) Continental Movement c) Continental Drift d) Landmass Drift
All the continents forming one land mass is called what?
a) Pangea b) Pagena c) Eurasican d) Jurassic
What are Earth's 3 main layers
a) Upper Mantle, Middle Mantle, Lower Mantle b) Crust, Mantle, Core c) Crust, Inner Core, Outer Core d) Athos, Porthos, Aramis
What layer is the thinnest layer?
a) Crust b) Mantle c) Inner Core d) Outer Core
What layer experiences the most pressure?
a) Crust b) Mantle c) Inner Core d) Outer Core
What layer is the thickest?
a) Crust b) Mantle c) Inner Core d) Outer Core
Continents move on _______________ currents in the mantle.
a) Ocean b) Asthenosphere c) Positve d) Convection
The sudden movement of two plates sliding past one another cause this
a) Volcanoe b) Earthquake c) Fold Mountains d) Mid-Ocean Ridge
Where is the Asthenosphere located?
a) Middle Mantle b) Lower Mantle c) Upper Mantle d) Outer Core
What is the difference between lava and magma?
a) One means liquid rock, the other means molten rock b) One is under the surface the other is above the surface c) One is on the surface the other is under water d) There is no difference
What type of fault creates volcanoes?
a) Convergent b) Divergent c) Transforming d)
The part of the core that is solid.
a) Inner Core b) Outer Core c) Middle Core d) Top Core
What type of fault creates trenches?
a) Divergent b) Convergent c) Transforming d)
A layer of relatively cool, rigid rock that includes the uppermost part of the mantle as well as Earth's crust.
a) Mesosphere b) Lithosphere c) Asthenosphere d) Atmosphere
The rocky, outer layer of Earth.
a) crust b) Mantle c) Outer Core d) Earth
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