EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 2: Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds

Concept #7 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 7 "Components and processes of transform plate margins."

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1. An example of a transform plate margin is which of the following? [Hint]

2. Which of the following is most associated with a transform plate boundary?  

3. Which of the following locations on the diagram is likely to have transform faults?
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4. Because transform plate margins involve no subduction or volcanism, they are also considered _____________ plate margins.  

5. According to J. Tuzo Wilson, transform faults connect __________ most often.  

6. The trend of the transform plate boundary is roughly parallel to the plate motion direction. [Hint]
 
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