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Theory of Sea Floor Spreading
a) Wegner
b) Hess
c) Wilson
d) Parr

Theory of Plate Tectonincs
a) Wegener
b) Hess
c) Wilson
d) Parr

Theory of Plate Tectonics
a) Wegener
b) Hess
c) Wilson
d) Parr

_______________________ is an example of a transform boundary
a) Appalachian Mnts.
b) San Andreas Fault
c) Mid- Ocean Ridge
d) Himalaya Mnts.

Two oceanic plates colliding will create_________________.
a) Hot Spot
b) rift valley
c) Mountains
d) Subduction Zone

What drives continental movement?
a) A giant troll on a bike.
b) Vertical Currents
c) Horizontal Currents
d) Convection Currents

Plates of the lithosphere float on the______________.
a) Crust
b) Core
c) Asthenoshere
d) Atmosphere

The crust and upper mantle make up Earth's_________________.
a) Crust
b) Lithosphere
c) Hydrosphere
d) Atmosphere

The youngest rocks on the ocean floor are located _______________________.
a) near the continents
b) near the Mid-ocean ridge
c) near New York
d) under the mountains

When two plates move together____________________ boundary.
a) Convergent
b) Divergent
c) Subduction
d) Transform

Fossil plant that helps support the theory of continental drift.
a) Glomar Challenger
b) Glossopteris
c) Mesosaurus
d) Pangaega

The name of Wegener's super continent
a) USA
b) Pangaea
c) Wegonia
d) continental drift

Plates move apart at______________boundaries
a) Convergent
b) Divergent
c) Subduction
d) Transform

The hypothesis that continents have slowly moved to their current locations_______
a) Continental Drift
b) Polarity
c) Seafloor Spreading
d) Plate Tectonics

The result of the Indo-Australian plate colliding with the Eurasian plate.
a) Appalachian Mnts.
b) Rocky Mountains
c) Alps
d) Himalayas

The Glomar Challenger is famous for_______________.
a) Discovering a new continent
b) Finding samples of similar plants on different continents
c) Gathering rock samples around the ocean
d) Mapping the ocean floor

Plates slide past each other at _______________ boundaries.
a) Convergent
b) Divergent
c) Subduction
d) Transform

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