Earth: layers, plates, plate tectonics

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  1. What are the four earth layers?
    • crust
    • mantle
    • outer core
    • inner core
  2. Which of the following is true about the earth layer crust?

    A) The outermost hard layer of the Earth
    B) It is a solid layer
    C) all of the answers are true
    D) The continental crust is thicker than the oceanic crust
    C) all of the answers are true
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following is true about the earth layer - mantle?

    A) It is the innermost layer of the Earth
    B) It is entirely solid layer
    C) It is the largest layer of the Earth
    D) All of the answers are true
    C) It is the largest layer of the Earth
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Which of the following is true about the earth layer - outer core?

    A) All of the answers are true
    B)  The outer core is more dense than the mantel
    C) The outer core is mainly iron and nickel
    D)  The outer core is liquid
    A) All of the answers are true
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Which of the following is true about the earth layer - inner core?

    A) The inner core is solid
    B) It is the thickest layer
    C) Outer core is hotter than the inner core
    D) All of the answers are true
    A) The inner core is solid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The lithosphere is made up of the crust and mantle.  True or False
    True
  7. The asthenosphere is made up of the upper mantle which is plastic, semi-molten state that lithosphere floats atop. True or False
    True
  8. The mesosphere is made of the lower mantle between the asthenosphere and the outer core.  True or False
    True
  9. Which of the follow is not one of the seven main plates?

    A) South American
    B) Indian-Australian
    C) African
    D) Eurasian
    E) Atlanic
    F) North American
    G) Pacific
    E) Atlantic. Anarctic is the one of the seven
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What is Plate Tetonics?
    theory that ascribes continental drift, volcanic and seismic activity, and the formation of mountain belts to moving plates of the Earth's crust supported on less rigid mantle rocks
  11. What is subduction?
    When one lithospheric plate descends beneath another
  12. Convergent

    A) plates move toward each other
    B) plates move away from each other
    C) plate moves under another plate
    D) plates slide past each other
    A) plates move toward each other
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Divergent

    A) plates slide past each other
    B) plates move toward each other
    C) plates move away from each other
    D) plate moves under another plate
    C) plates move away from each other
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Transform are where

    A) plate moves under another plate
    B) plates move away from each other
    C) plates slide past each other
    D) plates move toward each other
    C) plates slide past each other
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Subduction

    A) plates move away from each other
    B) plates move toward each other
    C) plate moves under another plate
    D) plates slide past each other
    C) plate moves under another plate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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