Plate Boundary Quiz
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by George Hume
| 10 Questions
1
1
At a Constructive plate boundary the plates are .....
Moving side by side
Moving towards each other
Moving apart
2
1
At a destructive plate boundary, the plates are ....
Moving side by side
Moving apart
Moving towards each other
3
1
At a conservative plate boundary, the plates are ....
Moving apart
Moving side by side
Moving towards each other
4
1
At a collision plate boundary ....
Two continental plates are moving towards each other
Two oceanic plates are moving towards each other
Two continental plates are moving apart
5
1
Continental crust is denser than oceanic
True
False
6
1
Earthquakes occur at ...
Collision and conservative plate boundaries only
Constructive and destructive only
All types of plate boundary
7
5
Order the statements which can be used to describe the processes at a destructive plate boundary
  1. violent volcanic eruption occurs
  2. pressure in the magma chamber increases
  3. subduction occurs
  4. composite volcanoes form
  5. magma forced through vent
  6. convection currents move plates towards each other
8
5
Order the statements which can be used to describe the processes at a constructive plate boundary
  1. little pressure in the magma chamber
  2. convection currents move plates away from each other
  3. sheild volcano and mid atlantic ridges formed
  4. non-violent volcanic eruption occurs
  5. magma wells up to fill the gap
9
1
Volcanic eruptions at constructive plate boundaries are generally more hazardous than destructive
True
False
10
1
The mid Atlantic ridge is a location where the following type of plate boundary can be found?
constructive
collision
destructive
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