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

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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

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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

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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

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Plate Tectonics

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

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