Understanding Earth

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 2 :

Plate Tectonics: The Unifying Theory

Quiz 2 :

Plate Tectonics: The Unifying Theory

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The west coast of South America is
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The east coast of North America is
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D

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When was the theory of plate tectonics developed?
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Which of the following mountain ranges formed as a result of ocean-continent convergence?
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When a deep-sea trench is located next to a continent,where would you expect to find active volcanoes?
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Which of the following is a type of convergent plate boundary?
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Which of the following mountain ranges is the product of continent-continent convergence?
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How old are the fossils of the reptile Mesosaurus found in Africa and South America that suggest the two continents were once together?
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Which of the following is not associated with convergent plate boundaries?
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Which of the following is associated with a divergent plate boundary?
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New lithosphere is created
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Which of the following is a divergent plate boundary?
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Who proposed the theory of continental drift?
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What type of plate boundary is parallel to the direction of plate movement?
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Which of the following is an example of a transform plate boundary?
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In which ocean are most of the world's convergent plate margins located?
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Approximately how deep (below sea level)are the deepest deep-sea trenches?
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Which of the following concepts was developed earliest?
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What plate is subducting beneath southwestern Canada and the northwestern United States?
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At what type of plate boundary do the deepest earthquakes occur?
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