Geography Key Terms

1. What is the focus?

  • None of the above
  • The point below the surface where the crust cracks and the earthquake begins
  • Thick lava which has cooled quickly and flows slowly
  • A mudflow
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2. What happens at a destructive boundary?

  • None of the above
  • The oceanic crust subducts under the continental crust
  • The plates disappear under the ocean surface
  • The plates move together

3. What is a composite volcano?

  • A volcano that occurs at a constructive boundary
  • A volcano with steep slopes + layers of ash and lava
  • A volcano with gentle slopes
  • A volcano with just steep slopes

4. What happens at a constructive plate boundary?

  • 2 plates move away from each other
  • None of the above
  • 2 plates move together
  • 1 plate subducts under the other

5. Lahar

  • A mudflow created by pyroclastic flow and water
  • None of the above
  • A mudflow created by just pyrcolastic flow
  • A fast moving current of gas


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