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What kind of plate boundary occurs where two plates grind past each other without destroying or producing lithosphere?
a) transform fault boundary
b) divergent boundary
c) convergent boundary
d) transitional boundary

The main source of downward convection flow in the mantle is called
a) ridge pull
b) slab pull
c) slab push
d) ridge push

Which of the following is NOT considered to be a rock?
a) coal
b) sandstone
c) pumice
d) lava

The process that occurs when physical forces break rock into smaller pieces without changing the rock's chemical composition is called
a) differential weathering
b) chemical weathering
c) mechanical weathering
d) erosion

The primary agent of contact metamorphism is
a) flowing water
b) heat
c) extreme pressure
d) weathering

Which of the following was NOT used in support of the continental drift hypothesis?
a) fossil evidence
b) composition of meteorites
c) ancient climate
d) fit of South America and Africa

Sedimentary rocks with ripple marks suggest that the rocks formed
a) along a beach or stream bed
b) when ancient animals walked over them
c) from the shell fragments of ancient sea-dwelling animals
d) when wet mud dried and shrank

A rock that forms from cooling lava is classified as an
a) intrusive igneous rock
b) extrusive metamorphic rock
c) extrusive igneous rock
d) intrusive volcanic rock

Mohs scale is used to determine what property of minerals?
a) cleavage
b) density
c) hardness
d) luster

According to the theory of plate tectonics
a) the asthenosphere is divided into plates
b) the lithosphere is divided into plates
c) the asthenosphere moves over the lithosphere
d) the asthenosphere is strong and rigid

Which of the following is an example of a renewable resource?
a) cotton
b) copper
c) natural gas
d) coal

A drainage basin is
a) the channel of a stream
b) the land covered by floodwaters
c) the land area that contributes water to a stream
d) all streams that flow directly into an ocean

The process responsible for moving material downslope under the influence of gravity is called
a) erosion
b) weathering
c) mass movement
d) soil formation

What type of boundary occurs where two plates move together, causing one plate to decend into the mantle beneath the other plate?
a) transform fault boundary
b) divergent boundary
c) convergent boundary
d) transitional boundary

The apperance or quality of light reflected from the surface of a mineral called
a) streak
b) luster
c) color
d) cleavage

What forms when one oceanic plate is forced beneath another plate?
a) an ocean basin
b) an ocean ridge
c) a subduction zone
d) a rift valley

Fossils are only found in
a) intrusive igneous rock
b) foliated metamorphic rocks
c) sedimentary rocks
d) nonfoliated metamorphic rocks

Icebergs are produced when large pieces of ice break off from the front of a glacier during a process called
a) wastage
b) plucking
c) accumulation
d) calving

A bowl shaped depression at the head of a glacial valley is a(n)
a) glacial trough
b) arete
c) horn
d) cirque

Why can the removal of vegetation trigger mass movements?
a) the soil loses nutrients and begins to crumble
b) the plant roots bind the soil and regolith together
c) the shaking triggers mass movement
d) the plant roots lubriate the loose sediment

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