Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds > Concept #4 Quiz
the type of crust
the type of mantle
the thickness of the crust
none of these
Identify the type of plate boundary illustrated by each of the figures.
For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
oceanic versus continental crust
age of the crust involved
relative plate motion directions
continental drift and seafloor spreading
Identify each of the indicated features by selecting the correct response.
Match the following plate tectonics terms with their definitions.
Using the pulldown boxes, match each item on the left to the corresponding item at right.
Identify the feature indicated on this NOAA seafloor age map by selecting the correct response.
a. Oceanic crust is recycled into the mantle via subduction.
b. Continental crust is recycled into the mantle via subduction.
c. Continental crust is lower density and does not subduct.
both a. and c.
both b. and c.
Indicate the term for each letter on the diagram.