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Where in the place in the ocean, magma from deep in the Earth's mantle rises toward the surface and pushes apart two or more plates?
a) transform boundaries
b) divergent boundaries
c) subduction zones

What is an example of a transform boundary?
a) San Andreas Fault
b) Great rift valley
c) Grand Canyon

What is an example of a divergent boundary?
a) Great Rift Valley
b) Mount Everest
c) Grand Canyon

These boundaries don't produce spectacular features like mountains or oceans, but the halting motion often triggers large earthquake
a) Divergent boundaries
b) Convergent boundaries
c) Transform boundaries

Mariana Trench is an example of this...
a) mountain ridge
b) subduction zone
c) trench

The plates make up Earth's outer shell, called what?
a) stratosphere
b) atmosphere
c) the ocean
d) lithosphere

What is plate techtonics?
a) a theory that the earth is made up of mostly water
b) the lithosphere of the earth is divided into a small number of plates
c) the lithosphere of the earth is divited into a large number of plates
d) none of the above

What is Divergent boundary ?
a) layer in Earth's mantle between the lithosphere (above) and the upper mantle (below).
b) tectonic plate found beneath continents
c) area where two or more tectonic plates are moving away from each other
d) none of the above

Who was the scientist that started the theory of Continental Drift?
a) Alfred Wegener
b) Alfred Hitchcock
c) Arnold Swartzeneger
d) none of the above

What is Pangaea?
a) a type of dinosaur
b) an ocean
c) a large supercontinent
d) a fish

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