Distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes

True or false? The earth is usually said to be made up of four different layers.

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What is the name of the layer which makes up the Earth’s surface?

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True or false? The inner core of the earth is liquid.

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It is a solid mass of iron and nickle.

What temperatures are found in the inner core of the earth?

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Which is the thickest layer?

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True or false? Oceanic crust is usually thicker and less dense than continental crust

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What type of mountains are found along plate boundaries?

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What is the name of the currents of heat which move within the earth’s mantle and help explain why the plates move?

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True or False? The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is formed along the longest destructive plate boundary in the world.

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Between which two plates would you find a constructive (divergent) plate margin? Name all that are relevant.

A map to show the main tectonic plates

Please select 3 correct answers

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True or false?: Earthquakes and volcanoes tend to be fairly gentle on constructive margins compared with other plate margins.

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What is the name of chains of volcanic islands which form where subduction occurs underneath the ocean?

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True or false? The most destructive earthquakes occur at destructive plate margins.

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Between which two plates would you find a destructive (convergent) plate margin? Name all that are relevant.

A map to show the main tectonic plates
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The San Andreas Fault in California is a famous example of which type of plate boundary (margin)?

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Which of the following best describes a collision plate boundary (margin)?

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Distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes
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