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ConcepTest: Determining Numbers of Plates part of Examples
Examine the map and answer the question that follows. X, Y, and Z represent continental lithosphere, the blank areas represent oceanic lithosphere. How many plates are present? a. 3 b. 4 c. 5 d. 6
ConcepTest: Cross-Sections 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: Fault Displacement part of Examples
What is the relative displacement of the fault that offsets the road in the photo? a. left lateral b. right lateral c. normal d. reverse
ConcepTest: Identifying Oxides part of Examples
Which of the following formulas represents an oxide? a. FeS2 b. KAlSi3O8 c. Fe2O3 d. CaSO4 · 2H2O
ConcepTest: Sedimentary Rock Formation part of Examples
Concrete is formed by adding cement and water to a mixture of sand and gravel. This could be seen as an analog for the formation of a ___________ sedimentary rock. a. clastic b. chemical c. biochemical
ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation part of Examples
Which of the points on the graph below best represents conditions along the Tropic of Cancer (23 degrees N latitude)? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
ConcepTest: Groundwater Production part of Examples
The cross section below simplifies the groundwater resources in a county in a Midwest state. Which location would have the potential for the best groundwater production? A. Sand and gravel on hilltop B. Shale ...
ConcepTest: Waves part of Examples
At which location in the diagram below would the waves break closer to the beach? a. A b. B c. C
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: Pacific Plate Motion part of Examples
Review the map of the plates below and predict which pair of locations is moving closer together as a result of plate tectonics? a. Bombay and Sydney b. Hawaii and Tokyo c. New York and London d. Cape Town and ...