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Quiz for grade 10

Quiz for grade 10
1. What do scientists call the boundary between two tectonic plates?
2. The hanging wall that slides up over the footwall is what kind of fault?
3. What type of boundary is described when two plates slip past each other, moving in opposite
4. What are the smaller earthquakes that occur before a large earthquake called?
5. It is the supercontinent proposed by Wegener?
6. What are the shock waves caused by an earthquake that travel through the ground called?
7. When the hanging wall of a fault slides straight down, the fault plane, the fault is called a _____.
8. What is the location deep inside the Earth were the earthquake began called?
9. The circular arrows inside the Earth's Mantle represent what type of motion, that drives ALL
plate movement?
10. What is the location on the Earth's surface above where the earthquake began called?
11. PHILVOLCS stands for
12. Movement on a strike-slip fault is primarily _____.
13. A place where the faults begin to slip?
14. What do we call a fault in which the hanging wall moves up along the dip with respect to the
footwall (as pictured)?
15. A giant landmass that existed 200 million years ago
16. Pangaea is assembled from earlier continental units approximately how many years ago?
17. The word "Tsunami" comes from the Japanese words which mean?
18. Who suggested the Continental Drift theory?
19. began to break apart about 175 million years ago
20. Earth's crust is broken into pieces called
21. The mid-Atlantic ridge occurs along what type of boundary?
22. A part of the mantle with very high temperatures that rises through the solid crust is called
23. It is the process where the mid ocean ridges pushing the continents away from each other
24. The Himalayan Mountains were formed through what type of boundary?
25. The earth is divided into how many plate tectonics?