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Why are there more earthquakes along the Pacific coast than the Atlantic coast of the United States?
Answer

the Pacific coast of the US is a hot spot

the Atlantic coast of the US is a divergent margin

the Pacific coast of the US is not a plate edge

the Atlantic coast of the US is not a plate edge

the Atlantic coast of the US is a Wadati-Benioff zone






The magnetic record from the rocks of the ocean floor is symmetrical around the Mid-Oceanic ridge.
Answer True
False





The Hawaiian Islands are in what type of plate tectonic environment?
Answer

Wadati-Benioff Zone

collisional

convergent

divergent

hot spot

island arc

rifting

spreading

subduction

tensional

transform






The British Isles (England, Great Britain) are actually pieces of the Mid-Oceanic Ridge exposed above sea level.
Answer True
False




Collisional edges are
Answer

convergent

spinning

glowing

spreading

coming apart

tensional

magnetic

dry

freezing

slide-by





Java Trench
Answer

divergent

convergent: oceanic lithosphere to oceanic lithosphere

convergent: oceanic lithosphere to continental lithosphere

convergent: continent to continent

transform

hot spot









The Marianas Islands are divergent.
Answer True
False








Satellites map the surface of the ocean, and that can be used to map sea floor bathymetry.
Answer True
False








The continental slope is where the sea floor gets shallower from the abyssal plain to the crest of the mid-oceanic ridge.
Answer True
False







Passive continental margins should experience fewer earthquakes than continental margins along subduction zones.
Answer True
False



Turbidity currents are underwater volcanic lava flows.
Answer True
False







The continental shelf is continental (granitic) rock, submerged in relatively shallow water (less than 1/2 mile deep).
Answer True
False





The continental rise is typically made of layers of sand and mud which often show graded bedding.
Answer True
False




When carbonates coat sand grains or shell fragments in concentric layers they form:
Answer

evaporites.

halites.

oolites.

stromatolites.

zeolites.
















Word Analysis. Examine the five words and/or phrases and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the one option that does not fit the pattern.
Answer

coccolithophores

diatoms

foraminiferans

oolites

radiolarians








A glacial deposit is well-sorted.
Answer True
False



Manganese nodules are common on the continental shelf.
Answer True
False

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