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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. the force that pulls the continent
  2. Pangaea
  3. scientific theory
  4. heat from the mantle and core
  5. size, composition, temperature, and pressure
  1. a Heat from what source in Earth causes convection currents?
  2. b What four things do each layer of earth differ in?
  3. c What evidence could Wegener not provide to support his idea?
  4. d a well-tested concept that explains a wide range of observations
  5. e the super continent that joined all present-day continents together

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the uppermost part of the mantle and the crust together form this part of Earth
  2. heat transfer between materials or between materials that are touching
  3. sections of the lithosphere that fit together along cracks
  4. a scientist who hypothesized that all the continents were once joined together in a single landmass and have since drifted apart
  5. a layer of hot rock

5 True/False questions

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


  2. inner corea dense ball of solid metal


  3. crust, mantle, corea layer of molten metal that surrounds the inner core


  4. plate tectonicssections of the lithosphere that fit together along cracks


  5. divergent boundarywhere two plates come together and collide