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Feb 17th, 2015
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 1. Which observation supported Wegener’s theory of continental drift?

 Question 2.2. Which feature do you usually see when tectonic plates move apart?

 Question 3.3. What happens in a convection cell?

 Question 4.4. Which materials can P waves travel through?

Which of the following types of volcanoes has steep sides with a broad, gently sloping base?  (Points : 3)

shield-volcano

composite-cone volcano

cinder-cone volcano

hot-spot volcano

Question 8.8. What type of material is released from a volcano? (Points : 3)

lava

gases

pyroclastic material, lava, and gases

pyroclastic material

Question 9.9. What term is used when describing characteristics of magma flow?  (Points : 3)

viscosity

temperature

silica content

composition

Question 10.10. Which of the following may be associated with the collision of two sections of continental crust? (Points : 3)

earthquakes and a mountain range

earthquakes, volcanoes, and trenches

hot-spot volcanoes

trenches and earthquakes

Question 11.11. The S-P interval of seismic waves recorded at a seismometer is 8 minutes. Approximately how far away is the earthquake’s epicenter from the seismometer? [equation: (S-P interval) = 0.00146 (distance to epicenter)]

less than 1 km

550 km

5,500 km

8 km

Question 12.12. Deposits of economic minerals might be associated with which of the following?

two sections of continental crust moving together

two tectonic plates moving past each other

two tectonic plates moving apart

an oceanic plate and a continental plate moving together

 Which of the following features was not created by subduction? (Points : 3)

 Question 20.20. The seismic waves of an earthquake are useful in determining which of the following? (Points : 3)

 Question 21.21.A seismograph station is located 2000 km from an earthquake’s epicenter. Explain the order that the S and P waves will arrive at the station. Using what you know about the characteristics of the different waves, explain your answer.

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