A continental rift is also called a continental plate divergent boundary convergent boundary continental drift Question 2 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) Which type of volcano forms when eruptions contain mostly dust, ash, and cinders? Composite cone volcano Cinder volcano Hot vent volcano Shield volcano Question 3 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The outer layer of the Earth is called the mantle outer core lithosphere crust Question 4 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points) Which of the following supports the theory of continental drift? The depth of the oceans The climate of the South American continent The size of glaciers in Alaska The fossil record Question 5 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The theory in which scientists believe that the continents have moved over time is the moving continents theory sliding mountains theory continental drift continental divide Question 6 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) The place where plates meet is called the home plate plate boundary plate edge continental divide Question 7 (Matching Worth 5 points) Match the layers of the Earth to their proper composition. Match Term Definition Inner Core A) Solid rock Asthenosphere B) Liquid rock Lithosphere C) Liquid iron Outer Core D) Solid Iron Question 8 (Multiple Choice Worth 2 points) A deep crack in the Earth is called a fault a gouge a gorge a valley Question 9 (Essay Worth 5 points) Describe how a volcano is formed at a Continental Rift. Be sure to include, in your description, what is occurring at the plate boundary.

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