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ConcepTest: Location of Volcanoes

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:

Which one of these boundaries pictured in the diagrams below is least likely to have active volcanoes?

3 types of plate margins
A. a
B. b
C. c

Student Responses:

No data yet. The correct response is C.

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Subject

Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Tectonics

Resource Type

Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity:ConcepTests

Special Interest

Hazards

Grade Level

College Lower (13-14):Introductory Level

Ready for Use

Ready to Use

Earth System Topics

Solid Earth:Volcanoes, Plate Tectonics, Earth Materials:Rocks

Topics

Solid Earth:Tectonics, Petrology