Reading Quiz P 212-219 And 321-327

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the Earth's interior concentric zones?
    • A. 

      The asthenosphere

    • B. 

      The crust

    • C. 

      The mantle

    • D. 

      The core

  • 2. 
    A __________ is not one of the three types of boundaries between lithospheric plates.
    • A. 

      Transform fault

    • B. 

      Mantle

    • C. 

      Convergent plate boundary

    • D. 

      Divergent plate boundary

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is false? Tectonic plates ______________
    • A. 

      Produce mountains

    • B. 

      Are composed of crust and core

    • C. 

      Move on the asthenosphere

    • D. 

      Produce ocean trenches

  • 4. 
    Tectonic plate move apart in opposite directions at a(n)
    • A. 

      Divergent plate boundary

    • B. 

      Transform failt

    • C. 

      Convergent plate boundary

    • D. 

      Subduction zone

  • 5. 
    Tectonic plates move in opposite but parallel directions along a fault at a(n)
    • A. 

      Divergent plate boundary

    • B. 

      Transform fault

    • C. 

      Convergent plate boundary

    • D. 

      Subduction zone

  • 6. 
    Heat and pressure convert
    • A. 

      Igneous rock into sedimentary rock

    • B. 

      Sedimentary rock into metamorphic rock

    • C. 

      Metamorphic rock into igneous rock

    • D. 

      Sedimentary rock into igneous rock

  • 7. 
    Compared to subsurface mining, surface mining
    • A. 

      Is more dangerous

    • B. 

      Is more expensive

    • C. 

      Disturbs more land

    • D. 

      Produces less waste material

  • 8. 
    Runoff from underground mines may carry
    • A. 

      Sulfuric acid

    • B. 

      Soil nutrients

    • C. 

      Exotic species

    • D. 

      Carbon dioxide

  • 9. 
    The fraction of the ore containing waste minerals is called the
    • A. 

      Hazardous waste

    • B. 

      Spoil

    • C. 

      Gangue

    • D. 

      Tailings

  • 10. 
    When ore undergoes processing, a waste called ___________ is produced.
    • A. 

      Hazardous

    • B. 

      Spoil

    • C. 

      Gangue

    • D. 

      Tailings

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