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