Geology - CH 2
by Leah Martin
| 3 Questions
Which sentence best tells the main idea of the passage?

They move because of heat and pressure in the mantle.
These huge, rocky slabs are called tectonic plates.
All that pressure forces the plates to move as well—very, very slowly.
Plate boundaries are where two or more tectonic plates meet.
Which of the following is a similie?
The earthquake shook us until we all fell to the ground.
The shivering earthquake quivers like an icy morning in the winter.
An earthquake is a wrestler violently slamming on the floor.
The earthquake booms in the quiet night.
Which detail from the passage best supports this inference, "small rocks thrown into the water are like seismic waves."?
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