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      What is a Divergent Boundary?
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      1. What is a Divergent Boundary?
        1. Boundary with plates moving towards each other
        2. Boundary with plates moving away from each other
        3. Boundary with plates moving side by side
        4. Boundary with plates not moving
      2. What type of fault occurs when the hanging wall moves up?
        1. Normal Fault
        2. Reverse Fault
        3. Strike-Slip Fault
        4. Climbing Fault
      3. Which type of Convergent Boundary occurs between California and the Pacific Ocean?
        1. Continental/Continental
        2. Continental/Oceanic
        3. Oceanic/Oceanic
        4. Grand Theft Auto San Andreas
      4. Extra Credit: Write the answer under your name on the quiz!
        1. What university
        2. did the starting quarterback
        3. for the Indianapolis Colts
        4. attend? (Full name of the player and university)
      5. What is the scale used to measure the strength of an Earthquake?
        1. Richter Scale
        2. Richer Scale
        3. Richtr Scale
        4. Richterr Scale
      6. Which type of wave moves side to side?
        1. P-Wave
        2. S-Wave
      7. What are Plate Tectonics?
        1. large landmasses that move
        2. large landmasses on the surface of the Earth
        3. large plates of rock
        4. large plates of rock that move atop the Asthenosphere
      8. What is the difference between folding and faulting?
        1. Folds are bends, Faults are breaks
        2. Folds are compression, Faults are tension
        3. Folds are tension, Faults are compression
        4. Folds are Asthenosphere, Faults are Lithosphere
      9. Which type of wave moves close together and then far apart?
        1. P-Wave
        2. S-Wave
      10. What type of fault occurs when the hanging wall moves sideways?
        1. Normal Fault
        2. Reverse Fault
        3. Strike-Slip Fault
        4. No Fault
      11. Which type of wave travels slower during an Earthquake?
        1. P-Wave
        2. S-Wave
      12. What causes folds and faults?
        1. Pressure
        2. Gravity
        3. Stress
        4. Constant Pushing and Pulling
      13. What is a Transform Boundary?
        1. Boundary with plates moving towards each other
        2. Boundary with plates moving away from each other
        3. Boundary with plates moving side by side
        4. Boundary with plates not moving
      14. Sea-Floor Spreading occurs at which type of boundary?
        1. Convergent Boundary
        2. Divergent Boundary
        3. Transform Boundary
        4. Lithosphere Boundary
      15. What are the two sides of a fault?
        1. Footwall and Climbing Wall
        2. Footwall and Hanging Wall
        3. Climbing Wall and Hanging Wall
        4. Climbing Wall and The Great Wall
      16. What is a monocline?
        1. A single fold
        2. A double fold
        3. A fold with an Anticline
        4. A fold with a Syncline
      17. What type of force is tension?
        1. Squeezing
        2. Stretching
        3. Pushing
        4. Pulling
      18. Which physical layer makes up the Plates?
        1. Mesosphere
        2. Platosphere
        3. Lithosphere
        4. Asthenosphere
      19. What are the three types of plate boundaries?
        1. Convergent, Divergent and Transform
        2. Convergent, Divergent and Strike-Slip
        3. Convergent, Divergent and Reverse
        4. Convergent, Divergent and Normal
      20. What is a convergent boundary?
        1. Boundary with plates moving towards each other
        2. Boundary with plates moving away from each other
        3. Boundary with plates moving side by side
        4. Boundary with no plate movement
      21. What are the two types of Stress that cause Deformation?
        1. Tension and Stretching
        2. Compression and Stretching
        3. Tension and Compression
        4. Compression and Compression
      22. How do we track the movement of the plates?
        1. Metric Rulers
        2. Distance = Time/Speed
        3. Computers
        4. GPS
      23. What force drives the movement of Plates?
        1. Gravity
        2. Convection
        3. Pressure
        4. Conduction
      24. What is an Anticline?
        1. A single fold
        2. A double fold
        3. A fold with a Syncline
        4. A fold with an Anticline
      25. Which type of wave causes the most damage during an Earthquake?
        1. P-Wave
        2. S-Wave
      26. What is a Syncline?
        1. A single fold
        2. A double fold
        3. A fold with an another Syncline
        4. A fold with an Anticline
      27. Are the plates still moving?
        1. Yes
        2. No
      28. Where do most Earthquakes occur?
        1. Boundaries
        2. Prairies
        3. Mountains
        4. California
      29. What is the center of an Earthquake called?
        1. The middle
        2. Mesosphere
        3. Mantle
        4. Epicenter
      30. Which type of fault occurs under the stress of tension?
        1. Normal Fault
        2. Reverse Fault
        3. Strike-Slip Fault
        4. Who's Fault
      31. What do Seismologists use to analyze Earthquakes?
        1. Seismograms
        2. Seismographs
        3. Seismometers
        4. Seismonanometers
      32. What is Seismology?
        1. The study of waves
        2. The study of Seismograms
        3. The study of Earthquakes
        4. The study of Volcanoes
      33. Which type of Convergent Boundary occurs resulting in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge?
        1. Continental/Continental
        2. Continental/Oceanic
        3. Oceanic/Oceanic
        4. Atlantis!!!
      34. Which type of wave travels fastest during an Earthquake?
        1. P-Wave
        2. S-Wave
      35. What type of fault occurs when the hanging wall moves down?
        1. Normal Fault
        2. Reverse Fault
        3. Strike-Slip Fault
        4. It's Nobody's Fault
      36. What type of a force is compression?
        1. Squeezing
        2. Stretching
        3. Pushing
        4. Pulling
      37. What is sea-floor spreading?
        1. Creation of new Lithosphere
        2. Creation of new Asthenosphere
        3. Creation of new Mesosphere
        4. Creation of new Outer Core
      38. Earthquakes occur at which type of boundary?
        1. Convergent Boundary
        2. Divergent Boundary
        3. Transform Boundary
        4. Earthquake Boundary
      39. Which type of fault occurs under the stress of compression?
        1. Normal Fault
        2. Reverse Fault
        3. Strike-Slip Fault
        4. My Fault
      40. What is convection?
        1. Circular movement based on warming and cooling termperatures
        2. Circular movement based upon gravity
        3. Sideways movement based on warming and cooling temperatures
        4. Sideways movement based upon pressure
      41. Which type of Convergent Boundary occurs resulting in the Himalayan Mountains?
        1. Continental/Oceanic
        2. Continental/Continental
        3. Oceanic/Oceanic
        4. Crustal/Crustal

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