Plate Margins


True or false? The point where two or more plates meet is known as a plate boundary. It is at these locations where earthquakes, volcanoes and fold mountain form. There are four main types of plate boundary.

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Which of the following is not an example of a plate margin?

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Which plate margin occurs when two tectonic plates move apart?

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Which plate margin occurs when an oceanic plate and continental plate move towards each other?

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Which plate margin occurs when two plates slide past each other?

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Volcanoes occur at which plate margins?

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Fold mountains can be found at which plate margin?

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Which plate margin can feature oceanic ridges and volcanic islands?

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What type of plate margin exists along the boundary between the Pacific Plate and the Eurasian Plate?

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Which plate margin has a subduction zone?

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