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  1. Tectonic plates consist of




    a. continental crust.

    b. both continental and oceanic crust.

    c. oceanic crust.

    d. mesosphere
    B Both continent and oceanic crust
  2. The deep interior of the Earth can be mapped using

    A. seismic waves
    B. information from drilling expeditions
    C.ocean waves
    D. sonar
    A. siesmic waves
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Wegner thought that all the continents were once all together in a supercontinent called

    A. Gondwana
    B. Laurasia
    C. Eurasia
    D. Pangaea
    D. Pangaea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. New oceanic lithospere forms as a result of

    A.continental drift
    B.reverse polarity
    C.sea-floor spreading
    D.normal polarity
    C. sea-floor spreading
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Evidence for sea-floor spreading has come from

    A. fossils in South America and Africa
    B. magnetic minerals on the ocean floor.
    C. ancient climatic conditions
    D. the breakup of Pangaea.
    B. magnetic minerals on the ocean floor
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. A possible result of plates moving along a transform boundary is

    A. earthquakes
    B. oceans
    C. convection
    D. sea-floor spreading.
    A. convection
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. What is the outer most layer of the earth




    a. core

    b. lithosphere

    c. asthenoshere

    d. mesosphere
    b.lithoshere
  8. What type of fault usually occurs because of tension?
    A. normal
    B.reverse
    C. folded
    D. strike-slip
    A. normal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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