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Geology Study GuideSample Test #1Seamounts sink to great depths because they:
A "seismic discontinuity" inside the Earth is identified by:
The mechanism for plate movement is believed to be:
The "Ring of Fire" encircles the:
The largest planet in the solar system is:
Which of the following statements about magnetic stripes on the seafloor is FALSE?
Which of the following is the largest plate?
There are more impact craters on the Moon's surface than Earth's because
A fringing reef is:
An active continental margin:
One of the planets recently fell out of favour with astronomers and is no longerconsidered a proper planet. Which one is it?
The topography of the seafloor consists of:
Which of the following statements about Earth's Moon is TRUE?
An active continental margin:
Alfred Wegener's hypothesis of drifting continents finally became more widely acceptedwhen:
Which of the following statements about the Earth's shape is true?
Which of the following statements about the seafloor is FALSE?
Seamounts, guyots and aseismic ridges originate from:
The absolute direction of plate motion can be determined by:
Which of the following statements is correct?
Island arcs - such as Japan - form at:
The age of the Earth is estimated to be approximately:
The "S-wave shadow" zone is due to:
The order of the planets is (from Sun out):
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
Temperatures in the solar system generally:
Most meteorites come from beyond:
The theory of plate tectonics is often called the "unified theory of earth sciences''. Thebasic building blocks of the theory are rigid plates consisting of:
Certain rock types can be used to determine the locations of the past magnetic polesbecause:

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