Plate Tectonics

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

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Question 1

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What currents are responsible for the movement of the earth's plates?
Answer
  • Ocean currents
  • Thermal convection currents

Question 2

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At a mid-ocean ridge, where is the rock oldest?
Answer
  • Further away from the plate boundary
  • Closer to the plate boundary

Question 3

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When did Pangaea begin to break apart?
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  • 100 million years ago
  • 200 million years ago
  • 300 million years ago

Question 4

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The remains of which dinosaur helped to proof the theory of continental drift
Answer
  • Stegosaurus
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex
  • Mesosaurus
  • Brachiosaurus

Question 5

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Crust is destroyed at
Answer
  • Destructive/convergent plate boundaries
  • Passive/conservative plate boundaries
  • Constructive/divergent plate boundaries

Question 6

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Crust is created at
Answer
  • Destructive/convergent plate boundaries
  • Passive/conservative plate boundaries
  • Constructive/divergent plate boundaries

Question 7

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The Mariana Trench was created by
Answer
  • A destructive/convergent boundary
  • A passive/conservative plate boundary
  • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

Question 8

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The San Andreas fault line was created by
Answer
  • A destructive/convergent plate boundary
  • A passive/conservative plate boundary
  • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

Question 9

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The Himilayas and the Alps were created by
Answer
  • A destructive/convergent plate boundary
  • A passive/conservative plate boundary
  • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

Question 10

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The Mid-Atlantic Ridge was created by
Answer
  • A destructive/convergent plate boundary
  • A passive/conservative plate boundary
  • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

Question 11

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Japan is an island arc created by
Answer
  • A destructive/convergent plate boundary
  • A passive/conservative plate boundary
  • A constructive/divergent plate boundary

Question 12

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Destructive plate boundaires give rise to
Answer
  • Volcanic mountains
  • Deep earthquakes
  • Trenches
  • Island arcs
  • Mid-ocean ridges
  • New ocean floor
  • Fold mountains
  • Shallow earthquakes
  • Volcanic islands
  • Transform faults

Question 13

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Passive plate boundaries give rise to
Answer
  • Mid-ocean ridges
  • Volcanic mountains
  • Volcanic islands
  • Deep earthquakes
  • Shallow earthquakes
  • Fold mountains
  • Transform faults
  • Island arc
  • Trenches
  • New ocean floor

Question 14

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Constructive plate boundaries
Answer
  • Volcanic mountains
  • Volcanic islands
  • Fold mountains
  • Deep earthquakes
  • Shallow earthquakes
  • Trenches
  • Island arc
  • Mid-ocean ridge
  • Transform faults
  • New ocean floor