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What type of fault creates mountains?
a) Convergent
b) Divergent
c) Transforming
d)

When two plates are spreading apart this is called ________.
a) Divide
b) Slide
c) Collide
d) Transforming

When two plates are grinding past each other this is called ______.
a) Slide
b) Collide
c) Divide
d) Convergent

When two plates come together this is called a _____.
a) Collide
b) Slide
c) Divide
d) Transforming

What are the two types of crust?
a) Oceanic Crust and Continental Crust
b) Oceanic Crust and Plate Crust
c) Continental Crust and Plate Crust
d) Plate Crust and Under-Water Crust

The idea that the continents are moving is called...
a) Landmass Derby
b) Continental Movement
c) Continental Drift
d) Landmass Drift

All the continents forming one land mass is called what?
a) Pangea
b) Pagena
c) Eurasican
d) Jurassic

What are Earth's 3 main layers
a) Upper Mantle, Middle Mantle, Lower Mantle
b) Crust, Mantle, Core
c) Crust, Inner Core, Outer Core
d) Athos, Porthos, Aramis

What layer is the thinnest layer?
a) Crust
b) Mantle
c) Inner Core
d) Outer Core

What layer experiences the most pressure?
a) Crust
b) Mantle
c) Inner Core
d) Outer Core

What layer is the thickest?
a) Crust
b) Mantle
c) Inner Core
d) Outer Core

Continents move on _______________ currents in the mantle.
a) Ocean
b) Asthenosphere
c) Positve
d) Convection

The sudden movement of two plates sliding past one another cause this
a) Volcanoe
b) Earthquake
c) Fold Mountains
d) Mid-Ocean Ridge

Where is the Asthenosphere located?
a) Middle Mantle
b) Lower Mantle
c) Upper Mantle
d) Outer Core

What is the difference between lava and magma?
a) One means liquid rock, the other means molten rock
b) One is under the surface the other is above the surface
c) One is on the surface the other is under water
d) There is no difference

What type of fault creates volcanoes?
a) Convergent
b) Divergent
c) Transforming
d)

The part of the core that is solid.
a) Inner Core
b) Outer Core
c) Middle Core
d) Top Core

What type of fault creates trenches?
a) Divergent
b) Convergent
c) Transforming
d)

A layer of relatively cool, rigid rock that includes the uppermost part of the mantle as well as Earth's crust.
a) Mesosphere
b) Lithosphere
c) Asthenosphere
d) Atmosphere

The rocky, outer layer of Earth.
a) crust
b) Mantle
c) Outer Core
d) Earth

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