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5 Matching Questions

  1. density
  2. destructive force
  3. asthenosphere
  4. Geologist
  5. transform boundary
  1. a force that slowly wears away mountains and features on earth's surface
  2. b soft layer of mantle that lithosphere floats on
  3. c amount of mass in a given space, mass per unit volume
  4. d a scientist who studies the materials and forces that make and shape Earth
  5. e plate boundary where 2 plates move past each in opposite directions

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. force that builds up mountains and land masses on earth's surface
  2. plate boundary where 2 plates move away from each other
  3. movement of fluid caused by differenes in temperature that transfers heat from one part to another
  4. amount of force pushing on a surface or area
  5. movement of heat from something hot to cold

5 True/False Questions

  1. graniteusually light colored rock that makes up most continental crust

          

  2. subductionprocess by which oceanic crust sinks through a deep ocean trench and back into mantle; convergent plate boundary

          

  3. pangealayer of hot, solid material between earth's crust and core

          

  4. plate tectonicstheory that pieces of earth's crust are in constant motion, driven by convection currents in mantle

          

  5. mantlelayer of hot, solid material between earth's crust and core

          

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