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Plate Tectonics Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Larry Thornton, Student
Answered: Jun 03, 2019
Different forms of crust make up the continental crust, and scientists have claimed that the continental crust is a little thicker than the oceanic crust. The continental crust is made up of...Read More

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H. Barnes, Unemployed
Answered: Aug 01, 2019
Plate Tectonics is the theory that states that pieces of Earth's crust are in constant, slow motion driven by movement in the mantle. The theory describes the movement of many small plates and...Read More

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Marquart
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Sea-floor spreading

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J. Harty, Writer
Answered: Feb 26, 2019
A is divergent plate boundary, B is a transform plate boundary, and C is Convergent plate boundary. A divergent boundary happens when a linear feature between two tectonic plates are starting to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Where the plate boundaries are

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D. gray, Builder
Answered: Jun 04, 2019
The correct answer to this question is B, Denser. One reason is that the oceanic crust is made of basalt, which is volcanic lava rock. The continental crust is made of granite rock. Compared to...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Aug 29, 2018
The answer to this is C. For those who are not aware, the mid-ocean ridge is an underwater mountain range. This forms due to the plate tectonics that are both pulling apart from each other. A lot...Read More

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C. Marcus, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 20, 2018
The answer to this is D. There are times when there are more than two tectonic plates that collide in this area. If these two plates are of the same density, they would push against each other....Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Rift valley

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E.Ronald
Answered: Jan 03, 2018
Sea floor spreading occurs at middle ocean ridges. It causes new crust.There’s a new ocean crust that is formed from volcanic activity. This will gradually move sometimes away from that...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Sep 14, 2018
It is inappropriate to ask why the Himalayan mountains were formed, as if someone somewhere made that decision. Thanks to plate tectonics, these mountains, like many others, were the result of...Read More

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J. Shatner, Content writer
Answered: Jul 19, 2018
This theory of constant motion is called plate tectonics. Plate tectonics can be explained by the fact that Earth's crust or outer shell is broken up into several plates that glide over the...Read More

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L. Sevigny, Doctor
Answered: Dec 05, 2018
Tectonic plates are made of both oceanic and continental crust. The plate itself is made up of rock and lies thousands of miles underneath the ground. Tectonic plates can also move and crash...Read More

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 24, 2018
The answer to this is A. There are different lithospheric plates that are available in different parts of the world. Some of them are located in areas that are always affected by earthquakes....Read More

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Marquart
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Plate boundaries

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