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D transform faults. Mantle Convection: The Engine of Plate Tectonics. What drives plate tectonics? A magnetic reversals B mantle convection C solar energy D volcanism Ans: Which of the following forces is important in driving plate tectonics? A the pulling force of a sinking lithospheric slab B the pushing force of a plate sliding off a mid-ocean ridge C the suction force of a retreating subduction zone D all of the above Ans: How deep are plates subducted?

A km B km C km D km Ans: Regions of intense localized volcanism, such as Hawaii, form above plumes of fastrising material that originate in the A crust. B deep mantle. C lithosphere. D outer core. The Hawaiian volcanoes are A located at a convergent plate boundary. B located at a divergent plate boundary.

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C located at a transform plate boundary. D not located at a plate boundary. New oceanic crust is created at A subduction zones. B deep-sea trenches. D transform boundaries. Shallow focus earthquakes are associated with which type of plate boundary? A divergent B convergent C transform D all of the above Ans: Mid-ocean ridges are also referred to as A spreading centers. B hot spots. C island arcs. D trench zones. Mount St. Helens is part of the A Andes Mountains. B Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

C Himalayan Mountains. D Cascade Range. B divergent boundary. C transform boundary. D deep-sea trench. Oceanic crust that records negative magnetic anomalies formed when the Earth's magnetic field was A the same as it is today.

B the same as today, except weaker. C reversed from what it is today. D the same as today, except stronger. Astronomical positioning measures points on the Earth's surface relative to A the position of Mars.

B the position of known comets. C the position of the Moon. D the position of fixed stars.


Rhodinia is a supercontinent that formed A after Pangea. B at the same time as Pangea. C before Pangea. D Geoscientists have no idea when Rhodinia was formed.

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Geoscientists predict the east coast of North America will be million years in the future. A a divergent plate boundary B a transform plate boundary C a convergent plate boundary D the same as it is today. The main type of plate boundaries are proper names only: A transform, sliding-past, sizzor.

B convergent, colliding, crumbling. C divergent, pull-apart, spreading. D convergent, transform, divergent. What kind of plate boundary defines the eastern edge of the plate we live on in the United States? A deep sea trench B mid-ocean rift C continental spreading center D transform fault. How do we determine absolute direction of plate movement over millions of years?

A with astronomical positioning B with global position systems GPS C with seafloor isochrons D by looking at the alignment of mountain ranges on the continents Ans: Who first described world tectonics in terms of rigid plates? Who first proposed the three different kinds of plate boundaries widely accepted today?

A Tuzo Wilson. Which of the following locations is least likely to have active volcanoes? A mid-oceanic ridge B continental rift valley C transform fault D island arc Ans: How many major plates cover Earth's surface? Which of the following plates is the largest? Which of the following plates contains only oceanic crust?

Who first suggested that the Earth's surface might be a fragile shell resting on fluid? Roughly when did most earth scientists accept plate tectonics as a theory?

A B C D Ans: Compared with oceanic crust the continental crust is generally lighter,. A weaker; thicker B stronger; thinner C weaker; thicker D stronger; thicker Ans: The Mosaic of Plates Compared with oceanic rifts the continental rifts generally lack A rift valleys.

B earthquakes. C volcanic activity. Where is the best place to explore the mid-ocean ridge as it comes on land?

Where is one of the best places to study seafloor spreading on dry land? Most transform-fault boundaries are typically associated with A subduction zones. B continental rifts. C oceanic rifts. D mountain ranges. The North American Plate is bounded on the west with east with boundaries. A convergent and transform; divergent B divergent; convergent and transform C transform; convergent D divergent; transform.

Deep focus earthquakes are typically associated with which type of plate boundary? A divergent B convergent C transform D all of the boundaries Ans: Which type of measurements initially led to determining the rate of plate movement with a high degree of accuracy? Rates and History of Plate Motions Which type of measurements are currently used determine the rate of plate movement with a high degree of accuracy?

The width of seafloor isochrons is directly related to A their distance from a mid-ocean ridge. B their age. C spreading rate.

D the frequency of magnetic reversals. The Grand Reconstruction Given the current plate configuration we would expect the distance between which of the following cites to increase? Roughly how long has the North American Plate been around? A 6 thousand years B 6 million years C 60 million years D million years Ans: Assuming that the direction and rates of plate movement will remain constant for the next 50 million years, how will the distance between London and New York change?

A It will remain the same. B It will decrease. C It will increase. D It is impossible to predict. Full clear download no error formatting at: See More.

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