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  1. A transform plate boundary is characterized by ________.divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of basaltic magma

          

  2. The volcanoes and deep valleys of east Africa are related to a ________.sinking of oceanic lithosphere into the mantle at a subduction zone

          

  3. The continental drift hypothesis was rejected primarily because Alfred Wegener could not ________.a divergent plate boundary

          

  4. Cooler, older, oceanic lithosphere sink into the mantle at ________.divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of basaltic magma

          

  5. New oceanic crust and lithosphere are formed at ________.sinking of oceanic lithosphere into the mantle at a subduction zone

          

  6. Pull-apart, rift zones are generally associated with ________.divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of basaltic magma

          

  7. The modern-day Red Sea is explained by plate tectonics theory because it is ________.a rift zone that may eventually open into a major ocean if Arabia and Africa continue to separate

          

  8. Linear, magnetic patterns associated with mid-ocean ridges are configured as ________.divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of basaltic magma

          

  9. Deep-oceanic trenches are most abundant around the rim of the ________ ocean basin.sinking of oceanic lithosphere into the mantle at a subduction zone

          

  10. Which one of the following most accurately describes the volcanoes of the Hawaiian Islands?rocks formed by glaciers in South Africa and South America

          

  11. The ________ is an example of an active, continent-continent collision.Pangaea

          

  12. All of the following are evidence supporting the theory of plate tectonics except for ________.changes in the Moon's orbit due to shifting plates

          

  13. A very long-lived magma source located deep in the mantle is called a ________.hot spot

          

  14. Deep-focus earthquakes, those between 300 and 700 kilometers below the surface, occur only in association with ________.convergent (subducting)

          

  15. Deep-focus earthquakes are associated with ________ plate boundaries.convergent (subducting)

          

  16. Which of the following paleoclimatic evidence supports the idea of the late Paleozoic super continent in the Southern Hemisphere?changes in the Moon's orbit due to shifting plates

          

  17. Which of the following energy sources is thought to drive the lateral motions of Earth's lithospheric plates?rocks formed by glaciers in South Africa and South America

          

  18. Deep ocean trenches are surficial evidence for ________.divergent boundaries by submarine eruptions and intrusions of basaltic magma

          

  19. ________ most effectively outline the edges of the lithospheric plates.northward movement of India into Eurasia

          

  20. The former, late Paleozoic super continent is known as ________.a deep, vertical fault along which two plates slide past one another in opposite directions