PLATE TECTONIC Online Test

What is the process called when one plate is forced beneath another at a convergent plate boundary?


Wegener proposed that the continents were_________.


A place where two plates slide laterally past each other is called a ____________.


Wha forms when one oceanic plate is formed beneath another plate?


Which of the following was NOT used in support of the continental drift hypothesis?


One kind of evidence that supports Wegener's hypothesis is that _____.


What hypothesis states that the continents were once joined to form a single supercontinent?


The supercontinent in the continents drift hypothesis was called_____.


Wegener's continental drift hypothesis stated that all the continents once joined to form_____.


Where are most transform fault found?


The Himalayas in South Asia are an example of what type boundary?


Which of the following results when divergence occurs between tow oceanic plates?


What type of boundary occurs where two plates move together, causing one plate to descend into the mantle beneath the other plate?


A divergent boundary at two oceanic plates can result in a ________.


What kind of plate boundary occurs where two plates grind past each other without destroying or producing lithosphere?


In the plate tectonic theory, a plate can be made up of ________.


A tectonic plate consists of ________.


According to the theory of plate tectonic, _________.


What was the main reason Wegener's continental drift hypothesis was rejected?


How did opponents of continental drift account for the existence of similar fossils on widely separated continents?






















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