Nov 22, 2016

Plate Tectonics 1a (Science Olympiad)

21 cards
, 84 answers
  • Answer the questions below
    1. The mid-ocean ridge occurs along a “ . . . 
      Divergent Boundary Where Sea-Floor Spreading Takes Place.
      1. Transform boundary where crust is subducted
      2. Divergent boundary where subduction takes place
      3. Convergent boundary where new crust is formed
      4. Divergent boundary where sea-floor spreading takes place

    2. The place where two plates collide is called a “ . . . 
      Convergent Boundary.
      1. Hot spot
      2. Transform boundary
      3. Divergent boundary
      4. Convergent boundary

    3. Hot spots are “ . . . 
      Stationary, they stay in one place.
      1. Constantly disappearing and reappearing
      2. Stationary, they stay in the same place
      3. What creates earthquakes
      4. Always moving around

    4. Subduction is when “ . . . 
      One plate slides under another.

      1. New crust is formed
      2. Earthquakes occur along a transform boundary
      3. One plate slides under another
      4. New islands are formed

    5. The fact that ice floats on top of water is like the fact that “ . . . 
      The less dense crust sits on top of the mantle.
      1. The less dense crust sits on top of the mantle
      2. The crust is melting
      3. The mantle is colder than the crust
      4. The mantle causes earthquakes and volcanoes

    6. The theory that continents are slowly moving over Earth’s surface is called “ . . . 
      The Theory of Continental Drift.

      1. The theory of Pangaea
      2. The theory of plate boundaries
      3. The theory of continental drift
      4. The theory of plate tectonics

    7. Continental crust is “ . . . 
      Thicker
      ” than oceanic crust
      1. Hotter
      2. Colder
      3. Thinner
      4. Thicker

    8. What causes the tectonic plates to move?
      1. Convection in the mantle
      2. Volcanoes
      3. Ocean currents
      4. The Coriolis effect

    9. The Himalayan mountains were formed because of a “ . . . 
      Convergent Boundary.
      1. Hot spot
      2. Convergent boundary
      3. Transform boundary
      4. Divergent boundary

    10. A place where an unusually hot part of the mantle rises through the crust causing volcanic activity is called a “ . . . 
      Hot Spot.
      1. Convergent boundary
      2. Divergent boundary
      3. Hot spot
      4. Transform boundary

    11. What was the name of the theory that separated the continents?
      1. Plate Tectonics
      2. Subduction
      3. Ring of fire
      4. Continental Drift

    12. The theory that states that pieces of Earth's crust are in constant, slow motion driven by movement in the mantle is called “ . . . 
      The theory of plate tectonics.

      1. The theory of plate boundaries
      2. The theory of plate tectonics
      3. The theory of continental drift
      4. The theory of Pangaea

    13. The ring of fire is a ring of volcanoes and earthquakes that occur along “ . . . 
      Plate Boundaries.

      1. Only transform boundaries
      2. Plate boundaries
      3. The mid-ocean ridge
      4. Hot spots

    14. Pieces of Earth's crust move on top of the “ . . . 
      Mantle.

      1. Mantle
      2. Outer core
      3. Inner core
      4. Ocean

    15. A map of global earthquakes and volcanoes tells you “ . . . 
      Where the plate boundaries are.

      1. Where the plate boundaries are
      2. Where the earth is the hottest
      3. Where the edges of the continents are
      4. Nothing, it looks random

    16. Oceanic crust is “ . . . 
      More dense
      ” than continental crust
      1. More dense
      2. Less hot
      3. Less dense
      4. More hot

    17. The process that continually adds new crust is “ . . . 
      Sea-Floor Spreading.
      1. Subduction
      2. Convection
      3. Earthquakes
      4. Sea-floor spreading

    18. Volcanoes are most likely to occur along a “ . . . 
      Convergent Boundary.
      1. Sea-floor spreading
      2. Transform boundary
      3. Divergent boundary
      4. Convergent boundary

    19. Where two plates rub past each other in opposite directions is a “ . . . 
      Transform Boundary.
      1. Convergent boundary
      2. Hot spot
      3. Transform boundary
      4. Divergent boundary

    20. When two continental plates pull apart a “ . . . 
      Rift Valley
      ” forms.
      1. Earthquake
      2. Subduction zone
      3. Mountain range
      4. Rift valley

    21. The place where two plates move apart is called a “ . . . 
      Divergent Boundary
      .”
      1. Divergent boundary
      2. Transform boundary
      3. Convergent boundary
      4. Hot spot

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