Astronomy
Astronomy
Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Potpouri

100

Stars spend most of their life in what stage of stellar evolution, as shown on the H-R diagram?
What is main sequence

100

The small rocky object that enters the atmosphere of the Earth and burns up in the atmosphere, before it hits Earth
What is a meteor

100

The layer of the Earth made of liquid iron and nickel
What is the outer core

100

When a Continental Plate converges with an Oceanic Plate, you get what type of zone?
What is a subduction zone

100

A rift zone is created at which type of plate boundary?
What is divergent plate

200

The asteroid belt is located between these two planets.
What is Mars and Jupiter

200

This type of tide is responsible for creating the highest tides.
What is a spring tide

200

Scientists discovered that some continents have similar types of rocks and fossils along the coasts. This provides evidence for which theory?
What is continental drift

200

Seafloor spreading, a driving force in plate tectonics, happens here.
What is the mid-ocean ridge

200

This phenomenon (a wavelength of light) is evidence for the universe expanding as it shows proof that stars are moving away from us.
What is redshift

300

All of the stars and planets located beyond Neptune are located in this region.
What is the Kuiper Belt

300

This theory states that the moon was formed as a result of an asteroid hitting Earth
What is the impact theory

300

The type of plate boundary that is created as a result of compression forces
What is a convergent boundary

300

Hot molten rock that is located below the surface.
What is magma

300

The point in the ground where an earthquake occurs and energy is released.
What is the focus

400

The name of a large metallic and rocky object that travels through space.
What is an asteroid

400

The type of stars that eventually become white dwarf or black dwarf
What is low mass star

400

The type of heating currents that are responsible for the heating of ocean water, air in the atmosphere and responsible for the movement of tectonic plates
What is a convection current

400

The Hawaiian islands were created as a result of this type of volcanic event
What is a hot spot

400

You are a part of this galaxy.
What is the milky way

500

A large rocky object that travels though space, usually made of ice.
What is a comet

500

Stars of the highest mass eventually may turn into these two final products
What is a neutron star or black hole

500

When two continental plates converge, you create this.
What are mountains

500

Strike-slip faults are created due to shearing forces at what type of plate boundary?
What is transform boundary

500

When two oceanic plates converge, you create this
What is a volcanic island