Continental Drift
Plate Boundaries
Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition
Topographical Maps
Misc.

100

Who developed the Continental Drift Theory?

Who is Alfred Wegener?

100

What are the three plate boundaries, and what direction do the plates move?

What is Convergent (colliding), Divergent (dividing), and Transform (sliding) Boundaries?

100

What is the definition of weathering, erosion, and deposition?

What is the process of breaking down rocks or earth materials into sediment by chemical or physical means?

What is the process of moving sediment from one place to another?

What is the process of depositing sediment into one area. 

100

What is a topographical map?

What is a map that shows land features and elevation on a flat piece of paper

100

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Where does this person work?

Who is Spongebob Squarepants and The Krusty Krab?

200

Which two continents did Wegener use as evidence for continental fit?

 What is South America and Africa?

200

Why does an Oceanic Plate sink below a Continental Plate, and what is the area called where it sinks below?

What is the Oceanic Plate is more dense and subduction zone?

200

What are the two types of weathering? Give three types of each.

What is physical/mechanical( abrasion, ice wedging, plant roots, temperature change, gravity, and burrowing) and chemical (hydrolysis, oxidation, and carbonation)?

200

How do you determine the steepness of a hill/mountain?

What is how close the contour lines are together?

200

What Tv show is about the life of a sheriff's deputy  named Rick Grimes?

What is The Walking Dead?

300

What seven continents make up the large supercontinent Wegener proposed in his theory? What was the name of this large land mass?

What is North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica?

What is Pangaea?


300

What are the two types of tectonic plates?

What is Continental and Oceanic Plates?

300

Name three types of chemical weathering and explain each.

What is oxidation (rust), hydrolysis(dissolves rock), and carbonation (acid rain)?

300

What is a contour line?

What is a line joining points of equal elevation on a surface.

300

What Country Singer sings about a Big Green Tractor?

Who is Jason Aldean?

400

What did Harry Hess discover? How did it contribute to Wegener's Theory?

 What is seafloor spreading and it gave evidence that there were tectonic plates. 

400

What two landforms are made at a divergent boundary, and is new or old crust formed? Name whether the plates are cont./cont. or oceanic/oceanic.

What is Mid Ocean Ridge (oceanic/oceanic) and Rift Valley (cont./cont.)?

What is New Crust?

400

What type of weathering is ice wedging, and explain the process?

What is physical weathering by freezing and thawing (contracting and expansion).

400

What is a contour interval and how do you calculate it?

What is the distance or difference in elevation between contour lines.

How to determine the contour interval:

1.Find two consecutive index contours 

2.Subtract them

3.Divide by 5.

400

Which Famous Actor plays in these movies:

The Waterboy

Happy Gilmore

Billy Madison

Grown Ups

Who is Adam Sandler?

500

What were four pieces of evidence Wegener had to support his theory?

What is fossil evidence, mountain ranges, rock strata, continental fit, and glacial?

500

What landforms can be made at convergent boundaries? Name whether it is cont./cont., cont./oceanic, or oceanic/oceanic.

What are mountains (cont./cont.), trenches and volcanoes(cont./oceanic),and trenches and volcanic islands(oceanic/oceanic)?

500

Give one example of erosion and deposition explain the process.

What is Wind/Water/Gravity/Ice and sandbar/delta/dune/etc... Explain process

500

On a topographic map, what do you look for to find a mountain/hill, river valley/river, and a depression?

What is a series of irregularly shaped, successively smaller concentric circles or ovals for a hill/mountain.

What is V-shaped contour lines indicate a river valley, and the V always points upstream or toward the source or the river.

What is a depression (sunken area) is indicated with a circle with small lines called hachure marks.

500

Name the famous actor that played in these movies:

Indiana Jones

Blade Runner

Star Wars (Han Solo)


Who is Harrison Ford?