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ConcepTest: Location of Deep Earthquakes

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell, David Steer, Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn

Question:

Where will deep earthquakes occur most frequently in the plate tectonic setting shown below?

Possible Locations for Earthquakes

Student Responses:

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Subject

Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Tectonics

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Solid Earth:Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes

Topics

Tectonics, Geophysics