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Multiple Choice Game Answers


A. What happens when two continental plates collide?
1) The plate moving with lesser force subducts under the one moving with greater force.
B. What happens when volcanoes erupt?
1) Pyroclastic and mud flows, tsunamis, release of poisonous gases, smoke, lava and ash.
C. Are fold mountains still forming on Earth?
1) Yes, as long as there are plate movements, fold mountains will form from the compressional forces.
D. The surface of the earth will:
1) keep changing as plates keep moving
E. Where is the mantle found?
1) Between the crust and the core.
F. Which is the hottest part of the Earth?
2) The core
G. Why are settlements still found near volcanoes?
3) People are unaware of the dangers of living near volcanoes.
H. What is a shield volcano made of?
3) Ash and cinders
I. What are the effects of an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale?
1) Wide cracks appear on the ground, damages buildings and landslides.
J. How are plates moved?
1) By convection currents in the Mantle
K. Where can coal only be formed?
1) warm and humid places
L. How do we reduce the effects of earthquakes?
2) Proper planning and siting of settlement, construct flexible steel structures that sway with ground movement, install automatic shutoff systems and conduct earthquake drills.
M. What can be formed at a convergent boundary?
2) Shield volcano
N. What happens at divergent boundaries?
1) Sea floor spreads and magma rises up to fill the gap, forming oceanic ridges and submarine volcanoes.
O. What is the structure of the earth most like?
1) a watermelon


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