Plate Tectonics

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the answer?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
Questionanswer
Layer of Earth that is putty like and moves about 6 cm/year
Which it more dense, oceanic plate or continental plate
Causes the movement of the asthenosphere
Scale that measures the intensity of an earthquake
Ridge push is happening at this boundary
Theory that explains the causes of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions
Smallest volcanoes made of explosive, pyroclastic material
Igneous rock that forms when lava flows into ocean
Layer of Earth that makes up the tectonic plates
Ring of Fire is located around this plate
Questionanswer
Strongest earthquakes occur at what boundary
Boundary where two tectonic plates slide past each other
Scale that measures the intensity of a volcanic eruption
Area of the US that has the most earthquakes
This method is used to find the epicenter of an earthquake
This ocean is currently getting larger
Came up with the theory of contiental drift
Slab pull is happening at this boundary
Weakest earthquakes occur at what boundary
largest of the volcanoes formed from lava flows

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.