Chapter5 - SAMPLE TEST CHAPTER FIVE 1 Jets of black water at temperatures of nearly 350 degrees along the mid-ocean ridges are called 2 Africa and

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SAMPLE TEST CHAPTER FIVE 1) Jets of black water at temperatures of nearly 350 degrees along the mid-ocean ridges are called ______________ __________________. 2) Africa and North America collided to form the ______________ ________________. 3) The seismic gap principle suggests that San Francisco and Los Angeles are due for really large earthquakes. T F 4) Hot spots can often be traced back to holes within the mantle. T F 5) The collision of India with Asia formed the _____________ _______________ 6) Name the three major tectonic environments in which volcanoes are formed: ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ 7) Large boulders that are blown out of volcanoes are called bombs. T F 8) The rocks exposed in the Grand Canyon span over 2 billion years. T F 9) The Colorado Plateau has been rising for more than 30 million years. T F 10) The string of volcanoes along the volcanic arc is associated with a _______________ below the water which marks the point where the ocean floor is descending. A) Benioff Zone, b) accretionary prism, c) trench, d) earthquakes, e) black smokers. 11) Twenty percent of the world’s geysers occur in Yellowstone National Park. T F 12) The first man to propose that the continents move was: a) Gutenburg, b) Milankovitch, c) Wegener, d) Smith, e) Poplar. 13) The Cascade Mountains are actually inactive volcanoes. T F 14) New ocean floor is created along the ____________ _____________. 15) There was once a great mountain range where the Grand Canyon sits today. T F 16) The most explosive volcanoes usually occur in _____________ ____________. 17) Komatiites are produced from small quantities of mantle melting. T F
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18) The only active volcano along the Hawaiian-Emperor Seamount Chain is ______________. 19) The oldest rocks found on earth are at least _________ billion years old.
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Chapter5 - SAMPLE TEST CHAPTER FIVE 1 Jets of black water at temperatures of nearly 350 degrees along the mid-ocean ridges are called 2 Africa and

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