Earth Science Test 2

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Earth Science Test 2

SCI08 - Earth Science Test 2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do convection currents occur in the mantle?  Your answer needs to have the words: cool, warm, magma, core, and crust for full credit.
  • 2. 
    Provide one specific peice of evidence that supports the hypothesis of continental drift.  Recall that there were three types of evidence:*Evidence from land features*Evidence from fossils*Evidence from climate
  • 3. 
    Summarize the process of sea-floor spreading.  In your answer you need to have the words: magma, continental crust, oceanic crust, subduction, melt, deep-ocean trench, older rock, newer rock for full credit.
  • 4. 
    What is represented by the picture below?
    • A. 

      Strike-slip falut

    • B. 

      Transform boundary

    • C. 

      Divergent boundary

    • D. 

      Convergent boundary

  • 5. 
    Which type of fault is represented by the picture below?
    • A. 

      Normal fault

    • B. 

      Abnormal fault

    • C. 

      Reverse fault

    • D. 

      Strike-Slip fault

  • 6. 
    What type of stress is represented in the image below?
    • A. 

      Shearing

    • B. 

      Srike-slip

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      Tension

  • 7. 
    Name or describe one method of measuring earthquakes.
  • 8. 
    At how many seconds did the P wave arrive?
  • 9. 
    What is the SP lag time for the seismograph below? 
  • 10. 
    What is the Ring of Fire and where does it form?
  • 11. 
    Hawaii is found on the middle of the Pacific Plate.  Being that it is not near faults, how did these islands formed?
  • 12. 
    Name one compoent of magma that determines the type of eruption that will occur.
  • 13. 
    What type of volcano is shown below?
  • 14. 
    Provide to a earthquake or volcanic eruption plan for a community.  Be detailed and provide at least 3 different methods you would use to protect its citzens.