Hulsey: Chapter 7 Science Test Review

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  1. What is used to measure the movement of the tectonic plates?
    Global Positioning System (GPS)
  2. What is the theory that says that a single continent once existed?
    Continental Drift Therory
  3. What takes place at mid-ocean ridges?
    Sea-floor spreading
  4. Name 3 pieces of evidence of continental drift?
    • magnetic reversals
    • the fossil record
    • sea-floor spreading
  5. What happens at a convergent boundary?
    plates collide
  6. Which type of stress causes a normal fault?
    Tension
  7. Compression causes what kind of fault?
    Reverse
  8. _________is the outermost (physical) layer of the Earth
    Lithosphere
  9. Which is the liquid layer of the core, the inner core or the outer core
    outer core
  10. Mountains with sharp, jagged peaks have experienced what type of force or stress?
    Tension
  11. Which boundary is formed when plates slide past each other?
    transform
  12. The place where two tectonic plates meet is called a_____________
    boundary
  13. At the mid-ocean ridges, what hardens to form new floor?
    magma
  14. Magnetic reversal is used as evidence for___________
    sea-floor spreading
  15. What is Pangaea?
    A single, huge continent that is thought to have existed long ago.
  16. When plates separate, what type of boundary is this called?
    divergent
  17. Fossils are used as evidence for ________.
    continental drift
  18. What is used to measure the density of the Earth's layers?
    seismograph
  19. In a reverse fault, is the hanging wall up or down relative to the footwall?
    up
  20. Which way does the hanging wall move in a normal fault?
    Downward

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