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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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