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Earthquake And Volcano QUESTIONS

Exam NameEarthquake And Volcano QUESTIONS
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Question: The process of subduction produces a ______________ in sea.

Answer:Trench


Question: The subduction zone is a place of ______________ tectonic activity.

Answer:Intense


Question: When was The theory of continental drift' presented by Alfred Wegener ?

Answer:1915


Question: What are also known as destructive boundaries ?

Answer:Convergent plate


Question: Scotia plate is present at the ______________ end of South America.

Answer:Southern


Question: An extension of Juan de Fuca plate in the South is ______________

Answer:Gorda


Question: The African plate extends eastward from the mid-Antarctic ridge between ______________

Answer:35


Question: What is the movement of denser plate inwards towards the enterior of earth during collision called ?

Answer:Subduction


Question: The largest of all plates is ______________ plate.

Answer:Pacific


Question: North American plate meets ______________ along California's San Andreas fault ______________ plate.

Answer:Pacific


Question: Who proposed that the moon was torn from the earth in the pacific basin ?

Answer:F.B. Tylor


Question: ______________ is wedged between South Pacific plate to the east and pacific plate to the west ______________ plate.

Answer:Nazca


Question: Who in 1939 proposed that movement of land mass is due to heat-sustained convection cells ?

Answer:Arthur Homes


Question: When due to tensional forces simatic crust below and sialic crust above are pulled apart ______________ is formed

Answer:Rift Valley


Question: Sea floor spreading results from ______________

Answer:Divergence


Question: The number of major and minor plates is ______________ respectively.

Answer:7,14


Question: Cocos and Rivera, both are ______________

Answer:Oceanic crust plates


Question: Eurasia and North America are the remnants of ______________

Answer:Laurasia


Question: Tectonic process takes place of ______________

Answer:Plate boundaries


Question: Where does the major system of rift valleys occurs ?

Answer:Eastern Africa