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Plates that move together are called _______.
a) convergent boundaries
b) divergent boundaries
c) sliding boundaries

Where do most earthquakes and volcanoes occur?
a) near faults
b) when the Earth shakes
c) in the mountains

Large, continent-sized blocks that move slowly about the Earth's surface are called ____.
a) plates
b) fossils
c) earthquakes

What part of the Earth is made mostly of solid nickel and iron?
a) inner core
b) outer core
c) mantle
d) the crust

What two factors increase as you go deeper beneath the surface of the Earth?
a) pressure and temperature
b) light and depth
c) pressure and light
d) light and temperature

What gives scientists information about life and conditions of the past?
a) fossils
b) iron sediments
c) earthquakes
d) a volcano

What kind of rock changes with heat and pressure?
a) metamorphic
b) igneous
c) sedimentary

What kind of rock is formed from the melting and cooling of magma and lava?
a) igneous
b) metamorphic
c) sedimentary

What kind of rock is formed in layers?
a) sedimentary
b) metamorphic
c) igneous

Plates that move apart are called _______.
a) divergent boundaries
b) convergent boundaries
c) sliding boundaries

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