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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

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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