Tectonics And Layers Of Earth

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Earth Layer Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    # 1 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      North American

    • E. 

      South American

  • 2. 
    # 2 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      North American

    • E. 

      South American

  • 3. 
    # 3 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      North American

    • E. 

      South American

  • 4. 
    # 4 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      Antarctic

    • E. 

      South American

  • 5. 
    # 5 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      Antarctic

    • E. 

      South American

  • 6. 
    # 6 on the map is which of the following plates?
    • A. 

      Eurasian

    • B. 

      African

    • C. 

      Pacific

    • D. 

      Antarctic

    • E. 

      South American

  • 7. 
    What is the most dense layer of the earth?
    • A. 

      Crust

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Outer Core

    • D. 

      Inner Core

  • 8. 
    How do scientists know what the mantle and core are like?
    • A. 

      Direct observation

    • B. 

      Robotic equipment

    • C. 

      On-site research trips

    • D. 

      Seismic waves

  • 9. 
    The two pieces of information that you need to find density are: (Select 2 answers!!!!)
    • A. 

      Mass

    • B. 

      Weight

    • C. 

      Volume

    • D. 

      Density

    • E. 

      Celsius

  • 10. 
    This layer has mountains and oceans, and can undergo erosion:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Crust

    • C. 

      Outer core

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 11. 
    What are the three layers of the mantle in order of least dense to most dense?
    • A. 

      Asthenosphere, lithosphere, mesosphere

    • B. 

      Lithosphere, mesosphere, asthenosphere

    • C. 

      Lithosphere, asthenosphere, mesosphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere. asthenosphere, lithosphere

  • 12. 
    This is the most dense layer of the earth:
    • A. 

      Mantle

    • B. 

      Outer core

    • C. 

      Crust

    • D. 

      Inner core

  • 13. 
    What is a divergent boundary? 
    • A. 

      Creates fault lines

    • B. 

      When magma rises between the plates, spread out, and cools to form new oceanic crust.

    • C. 

      When the plates rise, and form volcanoes

  • 14. 
    True or False: a convergent boundary is where plates come together and collide to form a convergent plate boundary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Who Developed the Continental Theory in the 20th Century?
    • A. 

      Alfred Wegener

    • B. 

      George Cloney

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 16. 
    What was the name of the super-continent?
    • A. 

      Pangeo

    • B. 

      Pang

    • C. 

      Pangea

  • 17. 
    How many types of plate boundaries are there?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

  • 18. 
    Which boundary occurs when two plates collide or come together?
    • A. 

      Divergent Boundary

    • B. 

      Convergent Boundary

    • C. 

      Transform-Fault Boundary

  • 19. 
    What boundary is sea-floor spreading applied?
    • A. 

      Divergent Boundary

    • B. 

      Transform-Fault Boundary

  • 20. 
    Earthquakes are very common along these boundaries.
    • A. 

      Transform-Fault Boundary

    • B. 

      Divergent Boundary

    • C. 

      Plate Tectonics

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