0.- Plate tectonics: Difference between crust and lithosphere

PEDRO ALVAREZ JIMENEZ
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Question 1

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What are arrows depicting?
Answer
  • The direction of plates
  • The relative movement among plates
  • The speed of plate movement

Question 2

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What are the three layers of the Earth?
Answer
  • Continents, oceans and lakes
  • Core, crust and mantle
  • Core, crust and continents

Question 3

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Why do we say rock is deformable?
Answer
  • It´s melted because of the pressure
  • It´s so hot and it´s somewhat melted
  • It has got an elastic crystalline structure

Question 4

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Depenging on its mechanical properties, How can we divide the mantle?
Answer
  • The upper mantle is solid and the lower mantle is fluid
  • The outer mantle is solid and the inner mantles is liquid
  • The upper mantle is fluid and the lower mantle is liquid

Question 5

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Why the outer core is liquid while the inner core is solid?
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  • It´s a matter of density
  • It´s a matter of temperature
  • It´s a matter of viscosity

Question 6

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What are the two elements that make up lithosphere?
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  • Continental crust+ oceanic crust
  • Crust+ mantle
  • Crust+ astenosphere
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