Earthquakes Spring 08 Test 1 Page 11

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Unformatted text preview: 63. The hotspot—melting-throughdithosphere process forms lines of extinct volcanoes on the ocean floor, from youngest to oldest, A. in a direction pointing toward the sun 1 B. with random ages along the lines C. pointing in the opposite direction of plate movement D. pointing in the direction of plate movement E. pointing at 90 degrees to the direction of plate movement 64. When oceanic lithosphere collides with another plate, the in the process of subduction. A. plates both disappear downward B. younger, warmer plate goes beneath the older, colder plate C. plates pile up, forming mid-ocean ridges D. older, colder plate goes beneath the younger, warmer plate i 65. The most famous and outspoken of the early proponents of continental drift was A. Plato, for whom "plate tectonics" was named B. Alfred Wegener C. Leonardo da Vinci D. Galileo E. ImmanUel Kant 66. Select the proper order of plate tectonic boundaries based on expected earthquake magnitude from smallest to largest. A. convergent— divergent ~ transform B. transform — divergent - convergent C. transform - convergent — divergent D. divergent - convergent — transform E. divergent — transform - convergent 67. If North America were to become covered in several kilometers of ice as during the last Ice Age, we can hypothesize that the top surface of the rocky crust will A. not move at all B. move upward C. move upward and then downward D. move sideways E. move downward 68. The is measured in cross-sectional View as the angle of inclination from horizontal of a tilted rock layer, and is viewed in map View as the compass bearing of the rock layer where it intersects a horizontal plane. A. dip; dip B. strike; dip C. dip; strike D. strike and dip; strike and dip E. strike; strike ...
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