Plate Tectonics Practice Test Name:_______________ Date:_________ Period:_________ 1. Name 3 features each of continental and oceanic crust: _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ __________ 2. What are 2 main ways we can find out information about our Earth? A: poop and cryogenics B: seismic waves and rock samples C: calendars and earthquakes D: thermometers and timescales 3. True or False (circle one): Tectonic Plates are permanent and will NEVER go away. 4. There are _____ tectonic plates and they sit on top of the ___________. 5. Who am I? -___________________________________ I introduced the idea of plate tectonics and Pangea I was often laughed at, because the idea that they continents were once in another position seemed silly at the time I first made my ideas about continental drift public in 1912 6. Name three ways to prove Pangea existed _________________ _________________ _________________ 7. Tectonic Plates move because of __________ ________. 8. True or False? (circle one)- Tectonic plates NEVER gap or overlap. 9. What are the 3 types of boundaries/ forces of tectonic plates? _____________ _____________ _____________ 10.Give examples of a continent-continent convergent, divergent, and transform boundary. Give examples of an oceanic-oceanic convergent and divergent boundary. ______________________________________________________ 11.What ring of active volcanoes is in the Pacific Ocean? ____________________________!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 12. Name 2 hotspots: ________________ ________________ 13. Identify the following types of volcanoes: _______________________ ______________________ _____________________ 14. ***BONUS*** a) What is the rhyme for the 3 types of plate boundaries? ___________________________ b) What is a dormant volcano, and what Spanish word did it come from? __________________________________ c) How did Alfred Wegener die? __________________________________ ANSWER KEY COMING OUT ON DECEMBER 5TH OR 6TH!