Chapter's 1,2 And 3

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  • 1. 
    The outermost layer of the earth?
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 2. 
    It is the fastest type of surface waves and move the ground from side to side?
    • A. 

      Primary waves

    • B. 

      Rayleigh waves

    • C. 

      Body waves

    • D. 

      Love waves

  • 3. 
    What does the greek word "pain" in the word Pangea?
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      All seas

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Land

  • 4. 
    The only liquid layer of the Earth is ______?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Inner core

    • C. 

      Mantle

    • D. 

      Outer core

  • 5. 
    It is the interface between the crust and the mantle
    • A. 

      Mohorovicic

    • B. 

      Lehman

    • C. 

      Gutenberg

    • D. 

      Lithosphere

  • 6. 
    What are the two types of seismic waves?
    • A. 

      Love and Rayleigh waves

    • B. 

      Primary and Secondary waves

    • C. 

      Body and Surface waves

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 7. 
    It measures vertical Earth motion
    • A. 

      Seismometers

    • B. 

      Thermometers

    • C. 

      Seismograph

    • D. 

      Barameter

  • 8. 
    Scientist who credited his ideas of the theory of tectonic plates 
    • A. 

      Augustus Edward Love

    • B. 

      Alfred Wegener

    • C. 

      Soha William Strutt

    • D. 

      Andrija Mohorovicic

  • 9. 
    Layers of the earth that has 2900 km thick
    • A. 

      Outer core

    • B. 

      Inner core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Mantle

  • 10. 
    It travels through the inner layers of the planet
    • A. 

      Body waves

    • B. 

      Rayleigh waves

    • C. 

      Love waves

    • D. 

      Surface waves

  • 11. 
    The theory of continental drift was proposed by _____________ in 1912
    • A. 

      Edward Suess

    • B. 

      Alfred Wegener

    • C. 

      Harry Hess

    • D. 

      John Tuzo Wilson

  • 12. 
    Who proposed the seafloor spreading theory?
    • A. 

      Edward Seuss

    • B. 

      Alfred Wegener

    • C. 

      Harry Hess

    • D. 

      John Tuzo Wilson

  • 13. 
    Plates under the ocean are called ___________.
    • A. 

      Oceanic plate

    • B. 

      Continental plate

    • C. 

      Convergent plate

    • D. 

      Divergent plate

  • 14. 
    The density of the continental plate is __________
    • A. 

      2.9 g/cm3

    • B. 

      2.5 g/cm3

    • C. 

      2.6 g/cm3

    • D. 

      2.7 g/cm3

  • 15. 
    The coverage of the Oceanic plate is __________
    • A. 

      15% of the Earth's surface

    • B. 

      29% of the Earth's surface

    • C. 

      205 of the Earth's surface

    • D. 

      30% of the Earth's surface

  • 16. 
    The thickness of the oceanic plate is ________
    • A. 

      25 to 70 km

    • B. 

      40 to 55 km

    • C. 

      7 to 10 km

    • D. 

      10 to 30 km

  • 17. 
    The plates slip past one another, producing earthquake are called ________
    • A. 

      Transform plate boundary

    • B. 

      Divergent boundary

    • C. 

      Convergent boundary

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    A plate boundary where the plates slide against each other in opposite directions is called __________
    • A. 

      Divergent plate boundary

    • B. 

      Transform plate boundary

    • C. 

      Convergent plate boundary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    It is made up of plates that are continually moving
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Plates

    • C. 

      Astenosphere

    • D. 

      Orogenic belt

  • 20. 
    Divergent boundaries between oceanic plates produce ____________
    • A. 

      Orogenic belt

    • B. 

      Seafloor spreading

    • C. 

      Cascade range

    • D. 

      Mid-oceanic ridges

  • 21. 
    What is the largest tectonic plate on earth?
    • A. 

      Divergent plate

    • B. 

      Transform plate

    • C. 

      Pacific plate

    • D. 

      Convergent plate

  • 22. 
    What is the most active volcano in the northwest coast of the United States of America?
    • A. 

      Mt. Pinatubo

    • B. 

      Mt. Paricutin

    • C. 

      Mt. Fuji

    • D. 

      Mt. St. Helens

  • 23. 
    A formed through plate?
    • A. 

      Trench

    • B. 

      Volcanoes

    • C. 

      Mountain ranges

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    The angle of movement is called ________
    • A. 

      Dip

    • B. 

      Slip

    • C. 

      Strike

    • D. 

      Oblique

  • 25. 
    The point on the crust of the Earth, directly above the focus is the ________
    • A. 

      Hypocenter

    • B. 

      Fault

    • C. 

      Shallow

    • D. 

      Epicenter

  • 26. 
    The larger the time internal, the farther is the epicenter of the earthquake from the site of observation called a ___________
    • A. 

      Seismographic station

    • B. 

      Seismograph

    • C. 

      Seismic waves

    • D. 

      Faults

  • 27. 
    It is the eastern United States, for example, is made up of sedimentary rocks and formed by erosion and the movement of thrust fault is the __________
    • A. 

      Hawaii

    • B. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • C. 

      Black hills

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 29. 
    The Ring of Fire is located around the edges of the _________
    • A. 

      Eurasian plate

    • B. 

      Nazca plate

    • C. 

      Pacific plate

    • D. 

      South American plate

  • 30. 
    It is everyone's responsibility _____________
    • A. 

      Helping

    • B. 

      Preparedness

    • C. 

      Running

    • D. 

      Preparation