Surface And Interior Of The Earth, Plate Boundaries, And Plate Tectonics: Question Preview (ID: 30626)


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What are large moving pieces of Earth's crust?
a) Tectonic Plates
b) Lithospheric Plates
c) Landmass
d) Continental Plates

What type of stress squeezes or shortens material?
a) Compression
b) Tension
c) Shear
d) Twisting

What cause tectonic plate motion by movement that results from differences in the density of magma in the earth's mantle?
a) Convection Currents
b) Ridge Push
c) Slab Pull
d) Subduction

What are underwater mountain belts formed by sea floor spreading?
a) Mid Ocean Ridges
b) Side Ridges
c) Rift Vally
d) Ocean Trenches

What is process by which one tectonic plate is pulled beneath another plate?
a) Sea Floor Spreading
b) Ridge Push
c) Slab Pull
d) Subduction

What are plate boundaries when two tectonic plates move past one another in opposite directions?
a) Convergent Boundary
b) Divergent Boundary
c) Transform Boundary
d) Trench Boundary

What is the type of boundary when two tectonic plates move away from one another, or diverge?
a) Convergent Boundary
b) Divergent Boundary
c) Transform Boundary
d) Trench Boundary

What is the type of boundary when tectonic plates move toward each other and collide
a) Convergent Boundary
b) Divergent Boundary
c) Transform Boundary
d) Trench Boundary

What are waves of energy that are released by earthquakes?
a) Sound Waves
b) Heat Waves
c) Air Waves
d) Seismic Waves

What is part of the Earth's core that is solid due to extreme pressure?
a) Outer Core
b) Inner Core
c) Mantle
d) Crust

What is the part of the Earth's core that is liquid due to high temperatures?
a) Mantle
b) Crust
c) Outer Core
d) Inner Core

What is the solid thin layer of mantle material where the rock is putty like. This is the layer that the tectonic plates float on?
a) Upper Mantle
b) Lower Mantle
c) Outer Core
d) Inner Core

What is Earth's thin, outer shell
a) Mantle
b) Inner Core
c) Outer Core
d) Crust

Which layer of the Earth is the center of Earth made up of very dense elements?
a) Crust
b) Upper Mantle
c) Lower Mantle
d) Core

What is the thick layer below the crust?
a) Crust
b) Mantle
c) Outer Core
d) Inner Core

What shows the shape of Earth's surface with lines that represent different elevations?
a) Gradient Map
b) Topographic Map
c) Elevation Map
d) Contour Map

What is large mass of moving ice that forms by compacting of snow by natural forces?
a) Mudslide
b) Dunes
c) Delta
d) Glacier

What is the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces?
a) Erosion
b) Deposition
c) Wethering
d) Delta

What is the process by which eroded materials are dropped?
a) Erosion
b) Deposition
c) Weathering
d) Delta

What is the process by which sediment and other materials are moved from one place to another.
a) Erosion
b) Deposition
c) Weathering
d) Delta

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