Quiz 3 - move the continents E all of the above 4 An island...

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Quiz 3 Answer 5 out of 6 short answer (10pts each) 1) Mid ocean ridges are examples of: A) divergent boundaries B) convergent boundaries C) passive margins D) intraplate hot spots E) none of the above 2) In convergent boundaries the relative motion of the plates is away from one another (tensional). T/ F 3) A weakness with Wegener’s continental drift hypothesis was: A) land bridges between the continents made it possible for organisms to travel across the oceans B) the rigidity of the material composing ocean crust made it impossible for the continents to “plow” through them C) changing shorelines due to erosion over time made the jigsaw puzzle fit of the continents unlikely D) there was no driving mechanism strong enough to
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Unformatted text preview: move the continents E) all of the above 4) An island arc is formed as a result of: a) continent-continent convergent boundary b) continent-ocean convergent boundary c) ocean-ocean convergent boundary d) divergent boundary e) transform boundary 5) The portion of the earth’s interior that is entirely liquid is: a) crust b) mantle c) inner core d) outer core e) none of the above 6) Convergent boundaries are associated with abundant volcanic activity. T/F Answer 1 out of 2 short Essay (50pts each ) 7) Completely explain four pieces of evidence that led to the theory of sea floor spreading. 8) Completely explain 4 pieces of evidence Wegener used to support his Continental Drift hypothesis....
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