Concept #4 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 4 "Fundamental components of the plate tectonics model."
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The lithosphere is divided into about 12 rigid plates that “ride” over the ________.adrenalsphere
crust
asthenosphere
biosphere
2.What classifies a certain bit of a lithospheric plate as "oceanic" or "continental"?
the type of crust
the type of mantle
the thickness of the crust
none of these
3.Identify the type of plate boundary illustrated by each of the figures.For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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Choice AChoice BChoice C
divergent boundary
Choice AChoice BChoice Ctransform boundary
Choice AChoice BChoice Cconvergent boundary
4.Which of the following is the single difference that makes a lithospheric plate boundary “divergent,” “convergent” or “transform”?
oceanic versus continental crust
age of the crust involved
relative plate motion directions
continental drift and seafloor spreading
5.Identify each of the indicated features by selecting the correct response.For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice E
subducted lithosphere
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Emid-ocean ridge
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Etrench
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Emantle convection
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Eupwelling
6.Match the following plate tectonics terms with their definitions.Using the pulldown boxes, match each item on the left to the corresponding item at right.
A. the outermost 100 km of the Earth including crust and upper mantle
B. lithospheric plates move together
C. lithospheric plates move apart
D. lithospheric plates slip past each other horizontally
E. the part of the mantle over which plates move
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice E
divergent plate boundary
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Econvergent plate boundary
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Etransform plate boundary
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Elithospheric plate
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice DChoice Easthenosphere
7.Identify the feature indicated on this NOAA seafloor age map by selecting the correct response.For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice D
oceanic divergence
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice Doceanic-oceanic convergence
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice Dextensive hotspot volcanics
Choice AChoice BChoice CChoice Doceanic-continental convergence
8.Why does continental crust tend to be older than oceanic crust?
a. Oceanic crust is recycled into the mantle via subduction.
b. Continental crust is recycled into the mantle via subduction.
c. Continental crust is lower density and does not subduct.
both a. and c.
both b. and c.
9.Pull-apart rift zones are generally associated with which type of plate margin?
divergent
collisional
convergent
transform
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Indicate the term for each letter on the diagram.For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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