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Under ocean earthquakes can sometimes cause which of the following?
a) New islands
b) Water spouts
c) Sea life death
d) Tsunamis

What is the ring of fire?
a) a long chain of underwater volcanoes in the ocean
b) a ring of fire around the sun
c) a chain of volcanoes in Hawaii
d) something circuses use

This is usually cause by a release of pressure at subduction zones.
a) Earthquakes
b) Volcanoes
c) Hurricanes
d) Tornadoes

Sea-floor spreading creates what?
a) New underwater volcanoes
b) New oceanic crust
c) New plate boundaries
d) New wider beaches

What is formed in subduction zones?
a) New Oceanic floor
b) New volcanoes
c) New mantle
d) New Oceanic Valleys

Divergent boundaries tend to form what type of landform?
a) Mountains
b) Volcanoes
c) Valleys
d) Rivers

Convergent boundaries tend to form what time of landform?
a) Mountains
b) Volcanoes
c) Valleys
d) Rivers

The boundary where oceanic crust meets continental crust where the heavier denser oceanic crust is pushed toward the mantle?
a) convergent boundary
b) transform boundary
c) divergent boundary
d) subduction zone

The boundary between lithospheric plates that are sliding past each other is called?
a) convergent boundary
b) transform boundary
c) divergent boundary
d) subduction zone

The boundary between lithospheric plates that are colliding is called?
a) convergent boundary
b) transform boundary
c) divergent boundary
d) subduction zone

The boundary between lithospheric plates that are moving away from each other is called?
a) convergent boundary
b) transform boundary
c) divergent boundary
d) subduction zone

Lithospheric plates move how much every year?
a) millimeters a year
b) centimeters a year
c) meters a year
d) kilometers a year

Sea-floor spreading is the main cause of which of the following
a) oceanic mountains
b) oceanic valleys
c) oceanic earthquakes
d) oceanic travel

Which of the following is a chain of oceanic mountains?
a) bottom ocean mountains
b) mid oceanic ridge
c) oceanic cliff
d) southern oceanic range

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