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Leaving Certificate Geography (Plate Tectonics) Quiz on Plate Tectonics, created by eimearkelly3 on 06/21/2013.

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  • Plate Tectonics

    Question 1 of 14

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    What currents are responsible for the movement of the earth's plates?

    Select one of the following:

    • Ocean currents

    • Thermal convection currents

    Question 2 of 14

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    At a mid-ocean ridge, where is the rock oldest?

    Select one of the following:

    • Further away from the plate boundary

    • Closer to the plate boundary

    Question 3 of 14

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    When did Pangaea begin to break apart?

    Select one of the following:

    • 100 million years ago

    • 200 million years ago

    • 300 million years ago

    Question 4 of 14

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    The remains of which dinosaur helped to proof the theory of continental drift

    Select one of the following:

    • Stegosaurus

    • Tyrannosaurus Rex

    • Mesosaurus

    • Brachiosaurus

    Question 5 of 14

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    Crust is destroyed at

    Select one of the following:

    • Destructive/convergent plate boundaries

    • Passive/conservative plate boundaries

    • Constructive/divergent plate boundaries

    Question 6 of 14

    1

    Crust is created at

    Select one of the following:

    • Destructive/convergent plate boundaries

    • Passive/conservative plate boundaries

    • Constructive/divergent plate boundaries

    Question 7 of 14

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    The Mariana Trench was created by

    Select one of the following:

    • A destructive/convergent boundary

    • A passive/conservative plate boundary

    • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

    Question 8 of 14

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    The San Andreas fault line was created by

    Select one of the following:

    • A destructive/convergent plate boundary

    • A passive/conservative plate boundary

    • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

    Question 9 of 14

    1

    The Himilayas and the Alps were created by

    Select one of the following:

    • A destructive/convergent plate boundary

    • A passive/conservative plate boundary

    • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

    Question 10 of 14

    1

    The Mid-Atlantic Ridge was created by

    Select one of the following:

    • A destructive/convergent plate boundary

    • A passive/conservative plate boundary

    • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

    Question 11 of 14

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    Japan is an island arc created by

    Select one of the following:

    • A destructive/convergent plate boundary

    • A passive/conservative plate boundary

    • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

    Question 12 of 14

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    Destructive plate boundaires give rise to

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Volcanic mountains

    • Deep earthquakes

    • Trenches

    • Island arcs

    • Mid-ocean ridges

    • New ocean floor

    • Fold mountains

    • Shallow earthquakes

    • Volcanic islands

    • Transform faults

    Question 13 of 14

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    Passive plate boundaries give rise to

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Mid-ocean ridges

    • Volcanic mountains

    • Volcanic islands

    • Deep earthquakes

    • Shallow earthquakes

    • Fold mountains

    • Transform faults

    • Island arc

    • Trenches

    • New ocean floor

    Question 14 of 14

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    Constructive plate boundaries

    Select one or more of the following:

    • Volcanic mountains

    • Volcanic islands

    • Fold mountains

    • Deep earthquakes

    • Shallow earthquakes

    • Trenches

    • Island arc

    • Mid-ocean ridge

    • Transform faults

    • New ocean floor