Convection, Pangea, and Continental Drift
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is the German Scientist that came up with the theory of the Continental Drift? 
    answer choices
    Albert Einstein 
    Ms. Stukel 
    Galileo
    Alfred Wegener
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the three types of Evidence that supports Alfred Wegener's Theory? 
    answer choices
    Fossils, Fish, and Land
    Sedimentary, Magma, and Climate
    Fossils, Land forms, and Climate
    Climate, Land forms, and Metamorphic rock 
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the force that moves the continents? 
    answer choices
    Conduction 
    Convection 
    Radiation 
    Conveyor belts 
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Originally the Continental drift theory was not well received by other scientist.  Why? 
    answer choices
    There was a competing theory at the time that was more believable. 
    There was no data showing the continents ever moved. 
    The scientists did not know the force responsible for moving the continents. 
    The scientist presenting the data was unreliable.  
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Transform boundary move in what direction?

    answer choices

    Away from each other

    They collide

    Slide past each other

    Create mountians

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Where can you find the Ring of Fire?

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    Pacific Ocean

    Black Sea

    Europe

    Atlantic Ocean

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What direction do Divergent plates travel?

    answer choices

    North and South

    East and West

    Towards each other

    Away from each other

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Convergent plates move in what direction?

    answer choices

    North and South

    They slide past each other

    They move towards each other

    They move in opposite directions

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which layer of Earth are the tectonics plate found in?

    answer choices

    lithosphere

    asthenosphere

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following causes Earth's tectonic plates to move?
    answer choices
    Energy from the Sun
    Magnetic Pole Reversal
    Convection currents in the mantle
    Faults in Mountain Ranges
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Name the boundary
    answer choices
    convergent boundary
    divergent boundary
    transform boundary
    sergent boundary
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Name the boundary
    answer choices
    convergent boundary
    divergent boundary
    transform boundary
    sergent boundary
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Name the boundary
    answer choices
    convergent boundary
    divergent boundary
    transform boundary
    sergent boundary
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Analyze the map.
    Why is it warmer in Charleston than it is in San Diego even though they are the same distance from the Equator?
    answer choices
    San Diego is affected by the Gulf Stream
    Charleston is affected by the California current
    Charleston is affected by the Gulf Stream
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. During convection, more dense currents _________ and less dense currents _________.
    answer choices
    sink, rise
    rise, sink
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