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Developed by David McConnell, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University What are ConcepTests? ConcepTests are conceptual multiple-choice questions that focus on one key ...

ConcepTest: Temperature and Depth of Rock Formation #1 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The diagram below illustrates five potential combinations of temperature and depth that are characteristic of different rock types. Answer the question that follows using the diagram. Which letter is the best ...

ConcepTest: Temperature Change over Time in Rock Formation part of ConcepTests:Examples
The graph below illustrates how the temperature changed with time for part of the rock cycle. Which of the following is best represented by the graph? a. sediment is lithified to form sedimentary rock b. ...

ConcepTest: Western U.S. Volcanoes and Earthquakes #3 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The map below shows the plate configurations along the western margin of North America. Near which of the locations would we be most likely to find a strike-slip fault? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E

ConcepTest: Western U.S. Volcanoes and Earthquakes #4 part of ConcepTests:Examples
The map below shows the plate configurations along the western margin of North America. Five million years in the future, sites represented by which pair of letters will NOT have moved closer together? a. A & C ...

ConcepTest: Tectonic Map #11 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Examine the map below and answer the question that follows. Where is a mountain range similar to the Andes Mountains (South America) most likely to be present? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E

ConcepTest: Western U.S. Volcanoes and Earthquakes #2 part of ConcepTests: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 the epicenters for deep (e.g. 300 km) earthquakes? a. A b. B c. C d. ...

ConcepTest: Tectonic Map #3 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Examine the map below and answer the question that follows. Location B is moving approximately toward the ___________. a. south b. west c. north d. east

ConcepTest: Tectonic Map #4 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Examine the map below and answer the question that follows. Where would you be most likely to find the epicenter of a deep (more than 300 km) earthquake? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E

ConcepTest: Tectonic Map #5 part of ConcepTests:Examples
Examine the map and answer the question that follows. What is the largest type of volcano that is present near C and D? a. stratovolcano b. cinder cone c. shield volcano

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