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(a) along plate boundaries.
(b) in the ocean.
(c) on continental crust.
(d) on oceanic crust.
(a) Mt. Fuji
(b) Mt. St. Helens
(d) the Hawaiian Islands
(a) Hotspots are stationary, whereas plates move.
(b) Hotspots are unaffected by gravity, which drives plate motion.
(c) Hotspots only erupt every 1,000 years.
(d) Hotspots only erupt when a plate moves.
(b) earthquake activity
(d) mantle upwelling
(a) continental crust meets continental crust.
(b) continental crust meets oceanic crust.
(c) oceanic crust meets oceanic crust.
(d) transform motion occurs.
(a) the plate with an island arc
(b) the plate with the biggest continent
(c) the plate with the oldest crust
(d) the plate with the youngest crust
(c) plate boundary zone
(a) Both earthquakes and volcanoes were distributed randomly.
(b) Earthquakes and volcanoes were different along different types of boundaries.
(c) Earthquakes and volcanoes were the same along all of the plate boundaries.
(d) Neither earthquakes nor volcanoes had been studied much before plate tectonics.
(a) Alpine Fault
(b) Andean margin
(c) Himalayan Range
(d) Mid-Atlantic Ridge
(a) less buoyant
(b) more explosive
(c) thicker and less dense
(d) thinner and denser
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