Rocks Geological Process Landslides and Erosion Layers of the Earth Volcanoes and Earthquakes

100

abrasion
As the wind blows against the rocks, the particles rub against the rocks and wear them down in a process called....

100

a plume of magma that is close to lithosphere and creates volcanoes as the plate moves above it, Hawaii and Yellowstone are examples.
What is a hotspot?

100

Erosion and deposition
Rainstorm washes sand and sediment into the Colorado river, which eventually deposits the sediments into the ocean. This process is called.... There are 2 answers.

100

Inner core Outer core Mantle Crust
Name the 4 layers of Earth.

100

Transform.
Which type of plate boundary has two plates that slide along each other?

200

igneous
Granite and basalt are type of _______ rocks.

200

There are 2 types of weathering, physical and chemical.
How many types of weathering are there? Name them.

200

Erosion by wind, water, and ice.
What are the most common types of erosion?

200

The inner core.
Which layer is the hottest?

200

lava is outside the Earth and magma is inside.
What is the difference in lava and magma?

300

Weathering and erosion.
What causes a rock to turn into sediments? There are 2 answers.

300

Erosion Weathering Deposition
Name 3 processes that glaciers cause?

300

Gravity
What causes landslides?

300

The inner core.
Which layer of the earth is the densest?

300

The Richter Scale
What is the name of the scale used to measure the strength of an earthquake?

400

Extrusive Igneous.
The volcano Kilauea on the big island of Hawaii is erupting and lava is ejected from the volcano vent. The lava solidifies to form what type of rock?

400

B. Hotspot
Which one of the following is NOT one of the three types of plate boundaries? A. Divergent B. Hotspot C. Convergent D. Transform

400

The process of materials moving from their source to another location through weathering.
What is erosion?

400

Transform Convergent Divergent
What are the 3 types of plate boundaries?

400

A large hole at the top of a volcano. It forms when land collapses are the volcano erupts.
What is a caldera?

500

Metamorphic rock.
What type of rock is formed from extensive heat and pressure?

500

Plate tectonics.
Which geological process causes earthquakes?

500

Landslide
What is the rapid downhill movement of large amounts of rock, soil, and other materials?

500

Tectonic Plates
The crust has cracks in it. What do those cracks create?

500

Divergent.
Due to the gap created plates pulling apart from each other, magma will often come to the earth's surface. What type of plate boundary is that called?

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