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Unformatted text preview: Quiz #6 Natalie Ross Started: April 20, 2009 18:18 Questions: 30 1. Continental drift (Points: 1) We now know that the continenta laterally, over Earth's surface for e 1. Isostatic balance causes the co the surface. 2. Magnetic fields force such moti 3. The continental crust has a nat Earth's equatorial regions under c 4. Convective circulation of the Ea heat from the deeper regions to th continents about on relatively rigid 5. Tides move the continents back the directions of motions, there is Save Answer 2. Elemental composition of Earth... (Points: 1) The overall elemental composition 1. is exactly the same as that of th to the surface in Hawaiian magma 2. is at least 60% iron ( Fe ) and m 3. is, except for the hydrogen ( H ) entire mass of the Sun. 4. is approximately equivalent to t Earth and to the photosphere of th 5. is almost identical to that of Ear Save Answer 3. Galiean moons ... (Points: 1) In 1610, Galileo observed 4 moon Marius also observed these moon known as the Galiean moons of these moons? Column preview Titan not a Galiean moon Triton a Galilean moon Callisto Io Enceladu s Matching pairs Titan- Select choice -not a Galiean moona Galilean moon Triton- Select choice -not a Galiean moona Galilean moon Callisto- Select choice -not a Galiean moona Galilean moon Io- Select choice -not a Galiean moona Galilean moon Enceladu s- Select choice -not a Galiean moona Galilean moon Save Answer 4. Plate margins... (Points: 1) Match the plate margin with the ty Column preview Cascadia subduction zone ocean Tonga trench contin Aleutian arc ocean Mid-Atlantic ridge ocean East African rift valleys Matching pairs Cascadia subduction zone- Select converg zoneoce oceanic Tonga trench- Select converg zoneoce oceanic Aleutian arc- Select converg zoneoce oceanic Mid-Atlantic ridge- Select converg zoneoce oceanic East African rift valleys- Select converg zoneoce oceanic Save Answer 5. Shape of Earth... (Points: 1) Earth is flattened in the sense tha polar radius as a consequence of centre of the Earth are we on the 1. About 300 km closer to the cen 2. About 1/300 km closer to the ce 3. About 300 km farther from the c 4. About 20 km farther from the ce 5. About 20 km closer to the centr Save Answer 6. Widening Atlantic basin (Points: 1) We now know that the Atlantic Oc 2.5 to 3.5 cm/year. Why is the Atla 1. Isostatic balance causes the co equilibrium positions on the surfac 2. Tides move the continents back the directions of motions, there is the Atlantic basin....
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Quiz6 - Quiz #6 Natalie Ross Started: April 20, 2009 18:18...

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