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ConcepTest: Divergent Plates #3

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:

Examine the diagram below that shows oceanic and continental crust surrounding a plate boundary. Based on the current plate tectonic setting, location X is moving toward ____?

Picture of Divergent Boundary

a. A
b. B
c. C
d. D

Student Responses:

Not provided. The correct response is C.

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References and Notes:


Subject

Geoscience:Geology: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

Topics

Tectonics