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Chapter 7 Test Review Plate Tectonics Inside the EarthRestless Continents The Theory of Plate Tectonics Deforming the Earth’s Crust 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9.

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2 Chapter 7 Test Review Plate Tectonics

3 Inside the EarthRestless Continents The Theory of Plate Tectonics Deforming the Earth’s Crust

4 The strong, lower part of the mantle that lies beneath the asthenosphere is called A. outer core B. lithosphere C. inner core D. mesosphere

5 The word mesosphere means A. inner sphere B. rock sphere C. middle sphere D. weak sphere

6 3. How many major tectonic plates are there? A. fourteen B. ten C. seven D. five

7 A. the center of a continent B. a mountain range C. a coastal plain D. the middle of the ocean 4. The thickest part of a tectonic plate lies below

8 5. The speed of seismic waves depends on the ____ of the layer through which they travel A. position B. thickness C. density D. shape

9 A. mantle B. crust C. outer core D. inner core 6. The part of the Earth that is a liquid is the

10 7. Which of the major tectonic plates is the smallest? A. Antarctic plate B. Pacific plate C. Cocos plate D. Australian plate

11 8.The outer most, rigid layer of the Earth is called the A. outer core B. asthenosphere C. lithosphere D. mesosphere

12 9. Continental crust has an average thickness of A. 5 to 8 km B. 30km C. 5 to 100 km D. None of the above

13 10. The solid, dense center of our planet is called the A. mesosphere B. outer core C. inner core D. asthenosphere

14 11. In which layer of the Earth are convection currents believed to occur? A. the lithosphere B. mesosphere C. the asthenosphere D. outer core

15 12. The part of the Earth on which the tectonic plates are able to move is the A. mesosphere B. lithosphere C. asthenosphere D. subduction zone

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19 13. Sea-floor spreading occurs at which type of plate boundary? A. a transform boundary B. a convergent boundary C. a divergent boundary D. all of the above

20 14. Which of the following was NOT used as evidence to support the theory of continental drift? A. the existence of convection currents B. the matching of glacial grooves on different continentsB. the matching of glacial grooves on different continents C. the similarity of fossils found on continental coastsC. the similarity of fossils found on continental coasts D. the close fit if continental coastlines

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34 15. When two tectonic plates move away from one another, the boundary between them is called a A. convergent boundary B. transform boundary C. divergent boundary D. subduction zone

35 16. Which of the following appears to cause movement of Earth’s tectonic plates? A. faults in mountain ranges B. energy from volcanic activity C. magnetic-pole reversals D. convection currents below the lithosphereD. convection currents below the lithosphere

36 17. Mid-ocean ridges are associated with A. normal boundaries B. divergent boundaries C. convergent boundaries D. transform boundaries

37 18. _____ is the process by which hot material from deep within the Earth rises while cooler material near the surface sinks A. ridge push B. slab pull C. convection D. sea-floor spreading

38 19. When horizontal stress acts on a rock, ____ form. A. synclines B. anticlines C. monoclines D. both (a) and (b)

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47 20. In the diagram above, which of the following has formed at B ? A. a fault-block mountain B. a folded mountain C. a volcanic mountain D. none of the above Diagram above

48 21. In the diagram above, which type of boundary is occurring at A ? A. a convergent boundary B. a strike-slip boundary C. a transform boundary D. a divergent boundary Diagram above

49 20. In the diagram above, which of the following has formed at B ? A. a fault-block mountain B. a folded mountain C. a volcanic mountain D. none of the above Diagram above

50 21. In the diagram above, which type of boundary is occurring at A ? A. a convergent boundary B. a strike-slip boundary C. a transform boundary D. a divergent boundary Diagram above

51 22. What type of mountains led early explorers to call the rim of the Pacific Ocean the Ring of Fire? A. volcanic B. fault-block C. folded D. normal

52 23. Continental mountain ranges are usually associated with A. transform boundaries B. divergent boundaries C. convergent boundaries D. normal boundaries

53 24. The type of mountain involving huge sections of the Earth’s crust being pushed up into anticlines and synclines A. volcanic mountain B. folded mountain C. strike-slip mountain D. fault-block mountain

54 25. Magma that reaches the Earth’s surface may form ___ mountains. A. subducted B. fault-block C. all D. volcanic

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