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5 Matching questions

  1. Pangaea
  2. Alfred Wegener
  3. radiation
  4. granite
  5. rock samples and seismic waves
  1. a the transfer of energy through space
  2. b Name two types of evidence geologists use to study Earth's interior
  3. c a scientist who hypothesized that all the continents were once joined together in a single landmass and have since drifted apart
  4. d the super continent that joined all present-day continents together
  5. e a rock that is usually a light color and has a coarse texture

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which ocean floor sinks beneath a deep-ocean trench and back into the mantle
  2. where two plates move apart
  3. the three main layers of Earth
  4. a dense ball of solid metal
  5. any trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock

5 True/False questions

  1. conductionheat transfer between materials or between materials that are touching


  2. scientific theorya well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observations


  3. outer corea layer of molten metal that surrounds the inner core


  4. mid-ocean ridgesa deep valley along the ocean floor beneath which oceanic crust slowly sinks toward the mantle


  5. faultsbreaks in Earth's crust where rocks have slipped past each other