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ConcepTest: Rock Transformation part of Examples
The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following processes is best represented by the graph? a. sediment is lithified to form sedimentary rock b. ...
ConcepTest: Rock Ages part of Examples
Match the features in the relative time diagram below with the events described in the short sentences. Assume all rocks are sedimentary unless otherwise indicated. What is the best estimate of the age of F if A is ...
ConcepTest: Transform Boundary #2 part of Examples
A and B are located on two plates separated by a transform boundary (see diagram below). What direction is plate B moving if plate A is moving west? a. east b. west c. south d. north
ConcepTest: Convergent Boundary part of Examples
A and B represent locations on two separate plates. The curved black line represents the plate boundary. The arrows show the directions of plate motion and the rates of motion are indicated. a. transform b. ...
ConcepTest: Cross-Section of Plate Boundaries part of Examples
The map below shows the plate configurations along the western margin of North America. Which of the four diagrams on the right best represents a cross section through the outer layers of Earth along the line X-Y?
ConcepTest: Western U.S. Volcanoes and Earthquakes #1 part of Examples
The map below shows the plate configurations along the western margin of North America. At which of the locations would we be most likely to find active volcanoes? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
ConcepTest: Order of Volcano Formation part of Examples
Examine the diagram below. The lettered objects represent volcanoes formed on an oceanic plate above a hot spot. The arrow illustrates the direction of plate motion. In what order did the volcanoes form (youngest ...
ConcepTest: Youngest Oceanic Crust part of Examples
Examine the diagram below that shows a section of Earth's outer layers. Where would you find the youngest oceanic crust? a. A b. B c. C d. D
ConcepTest: Transform Boundary part of Examples
A and B are located on two plates separated by a transform boundary (see diagram below). What direction is plate B moving if plate A is moving northeast (NE)? a. northeast b. northwest c. southwest d. southeast
ConcepTest: Divergent Plates #4 part of Examples
Examine the diagram below that shows oceanic and continental crust surrounding a plate boundary. Based on the current plate tectonic setting, location Y is moving toward ____? a. A b. B c. C d. D