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Quiz 4A_answers - oceanic plate collision a True b False 7...

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Quiz 4 A Wednesday 02/23/2011 1. In the early part of the 20 th century, _______________ argued forcefully for continental drift. a. Harry Hess b. Peter Rommel c. Alfred Wegner d. Bill Kohl 2. Pull-apart rift zones are generally associated with a ____________ plate boundary. a. Transform b. Divergent c. Convergent d. All plate boundaries 3. The Himalayan Mountains are the tectonic product of a collision between India and Eurasia that began millions of years ago and still continues. a. True b. False 4. The continental drift hypothesis was rejected primarily because Alfred Wegner could not ________________. a. Find geologic similarities on different continents b. Disprove competing theories that were more accepted by scientists c. Identify a mechanism capable of moving continents d. All of the above 5. New oceanic crust and lithosphere are formed at ______________. a. Divergent boundaries b. Transform boundaries c. Convergent boundaries d. All plate boundaries 6. Iceland is a good example of an island arc, formed from an oceanic-
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Unformatted text preview: oceanic plate collision. a. True b. False 7. Cooler, older, oceanic lithosphere sinks into the mantle at ____________. a. Transform fault zones along divergent plate boundaries b. Rift zones along mid-ocean ridges c. All continental edges d. Subduction zones along convergent plate boundaries 8. The Aleutian Islands in Alaska occur at a ____________. a. Transform boundary where North America has moved towards Alaska b. Convergent boundary on a volcanic arc above a northward subducting Pacific plate c. Divergent boundary where large volcanoes are forming d. None of the above 9. Deep-oceanic trenches are most abundant around the rim of the _______ ocean basin. a. Atlantic b. Indian c. Arctic d. Pacific 10. The oldest rocks on the seafloor are much younger than the oldest rocks in the continents. a. True b. False...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPC 1608 taught by Professor Samocki during the Fall '09 term at Valencia.

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