Earth processes
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by K. Petruzzi
| 10 Questions
1
1 pt
Volcanic eruptions vary because of
the latitude of the volcano
the angle of insolation at the volcano
the composition of the magma
the altitude of the volcano
2
1 pt
Continental crust is typically __________________________ than oceanic crust
deeper
less dense
more dense
younger
3
1 pt
Where two tectonic plates crash together the boundary is called
Convergent
Divergent
Insurgent
Transform
4
1 pt
In the scenario above what feature will most likely appear at the boudary of the two oceanic plates?
A mountain
A ridge
A volcano
A river
5
1 pt
What type of rock is pictured?
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
Extrusive
6
1 pt
What feature can be seen in the rock pictured
Clasts
Foliation
Fossils
Strata
7
1 pt
Who discovered the elliptical nature of planet's orbits around the Sun?
Galileo
Kepler
Newton
Einstein
8
1 pt
If another planet the same size as Earth was discovered 3 million km further away from the sun the force of gravity between that planet and the sun would be
The same as the force between the Earth and Sun
More that the force between the Earth and the Sun
Less than the force between the Earth and the Sun
9
1 pt
The reason for your answer to #6 is
The force of gravity is stronger when two objects are further apart
The force of gravity is weaker when the two objects are farther apart
The force of gravity does not depend on the distance between the two objects.
10
2 pts
Describe two interactions between Earth's spheres depicted above. Remember to include the things, the actions and the spheres in your answer. Answer in complete sentences.

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