Quiz 3 Solid Earth Unit

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  • 1. 
    Plates that slide past each other create which type of boundary?
    • A. 

      Divergent

    • B. 

      Convergent

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      Oceanic

    • E. 

      Continental

  • 2. 
    Plates that move away from each other create which type of boundary?
    • A. 

      Divergent

    • B. 

      Convergent

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      Oceanic

    • E. 

      Continental

  • 3. 
    Plates that collide into each other create which type of boundary?
    • A. 

      Divergent

    • B. 

      Convergent

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      Oceanic

    • E. 

      Continental

  • 4. 
    Which plate boundary is responsible for the formation of mountains?
    • A. 

      Divergent

    • B. 

      Convergent

    • C. 

      Transform

    • D. 

      Oceanic

    • E. 

      Continental

  • 5. 
    __________ boundaries create new crust.
  • 6. 
    These plates fit the Earth like:
    • A. 

      A glove

    • B. 

      A puzzle

    • C. 

      A jigsaw puzzle

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Just B and C

  • 7. 
    Identify the CRUST on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 8. 
    Identify the MANTLE on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 9. 
     Identify the INNER CORE on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 10. 
    On which layer do we live?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 11. 
    Which layer can be worn down by erosion and weathering (weathering is when weather like rain and wind blow against rocks and break them up)?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 12. 
    Identify the CRUST on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 13. 
    Identify the MANTLE on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 14. 
     Identify the INNER CORE on the diagram below.
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 15. 
    On which layer do we live?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 16. 
    Which layer can be worn down by erosion and weathering (weathering is when weather like rain and wind blow against rocks and break them up)?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Inner Core

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 17. 
    Transform Boundaries, Convergent Boundaries, & Divergent Boundaries can produce  Earthquakes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Divergent Boundaries are...?
    • A. 

      When two layers of the Mesosphere collide

    • B. 

      When two tectonic Plates separate

    • C. 

      When two tectonic plates collide

    • D. 

      When two tectonic plates slide past one another

  • 19. 
    Which layer of the Earth causes the Tectonic Plates to shift / move?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Asthenosphere

    • C. 

      Mesosphere

    • D. 

      Outer Core

  • 20. 
    Alfred Wegner was a German Scientist that developed which Theory?
    • A. 

      The Theory of Plate Tectonics

    • B. 

      The Theory of Continental Drift

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