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Q: The type of boundary in which two plates slip past each other is a _______ boundary. A. divergent B. subvergent C. convergent D. transform
A: A. transform
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User: The type of boundary in which two plates slip past each other is a _______ boundary. A. divergent B. subvergent C. convergent D. transform

Weegy: A. transform
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: A volcanic mountain with a wide base and gently sloping sides is called a _______ volcano. A. shield B. plateau C. composite D. cinder cone

Weegy: D. shield
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: Suppose the highest point in a landscape is 2,000 meters above sea level. The lowest point in the same landscape is 500 meters. The relief of this landscape is _______ meters. A. 2,500 B. 400 C. 10,000 D. 1,500

Weegy: D. 1,500.
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa|Points 3996|

User: Which one of the following types of volcanoes would be the most explosive? A. Volcanoes that have thin magma B. Volcanoes that have large amounts of silica C. Volcanoes that contain small amounts of carbon dioxide D. Volcanoes that contain small amounts of water

Weegy: A. Volcanoes that have large amounts of silica.
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: The theory that considers the idea that over tens of millions of years the continents slowly moved to their current positions is known as A. seafloor spreading. B. subduction. C. continental drift. D. abduction.

Weegy: C. continental drift
lisawelch|Points 5688|

User: Surface waves cause rock to move A. in a circular path. B. at right angles. C. longitudinally. D. through squeezing and stretching.

Weegy: A. in a circular path.
AmandaBeers2012|Points 20|

User: The Richter scale measures A. magnitude. B. distance. C. location. D. intensity.

Weegy: B. magnitude
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: A mineral commonly used for melting ice on slippery winter surfaces is A. garnet. B. feldspar. C. hematite. D. halite.

Weegy: A mineral commonly used for melting ice on slippery winter surfaces is B. halite.
sharpies|Points 8666|

User: Where do most volcanoes form? A. Along plate boundaries B. In the center of major continents C. Anywhere in the ocean floor D. In the North American continent

Weegy: D. Along plate boundaries.
eturker|Points 2677|

User: The world's major nonrenewable source of energy comes from A. the sun. B. nuclear power plants. C. the wind. D. fossil fuels.

Weegy: The sun.
yestfl|Points 1444|

User: What type of volcano has alternate layers of ash and lava? A. Composite B. Cinder cone C. Caldera D. Shield

Weegy: The answer is B. Composite is the type of volcano has alternate layers of ash and lava.
CroneDocuro|Points 130|

User: As the ocean floor spreads, other parts plunge into the mantle. This process is called A. paradigm shift. B. continental drift. C. plate tectonics. D. subduction.

Weegy: As the ocean floor spreads, other parts plunge into the mantle. This process is called A. subduction.
debnjerry|Points 40471|

User: Animals, plants, and fungi create carbon dioxide through all of the following processes except A. burning. B. respiration. C. reproduction. D. decay.

Weegy: A. burning.
IAmSoLame|Points 690|

User: How have scientists determined that the outer core of Earth is liquid? A. P-waves speed up in the outer core. B. S-waves slow down and then speed up in the outer core. C. S-waves come to a complete stop in the outer core. D. P-waves don't travel through the outer core.

Weegy: A. S-waves slow down and then speed up in the outer core.
MABOO11|Points 655|

User: Mountains that formed when two continents collided are the A. Alps. B. Appalachian Mountains. C. Himalayas. D. Teton Mountains.

Weegy: The answer is C. Himalayas
jeifunk|Points 7899|

User: Which one of the following is an example of a nonrenewable resource? A. Coal B. Water C. Topsoil D. Wood

Weegy: B. Coal
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: The area where two neighboring tectonic plates move away from one another is called an area's _______ boundary. A. transform B. divergent C. paradigm D. convergent

Weegy: The area where two neighboring tectonic plates move away from one another is called an area's -C. divergent.
may100|Points 1998|

User: The place on Earth's surface directly above the point where movement first occurs in an earthquake is called the A. deformation. B. focus. C. stress point. D. epicenter.

Weegy: D. epicenter.
OxTornado007|Points 6269|

User: Volcanoes are most often formed A. along the ocean floor. B. along continental plate boundaries. C. north of the equator. D. within inland mountain regions.

Weegy: A, along continental plate boundaries.
politicallycorrect|Points 60|

User: The epicenter of an earthquake is determined by A. measuring the amount of time that shaking occurs. B. measuring the distance the earthquake travels. C. determining the distance from the earthquake by three recording stations. D. determining the strength of the earthquake.

Weegy: Body waves or S waves.. [ [ A type of seismic wave, the S-wave, secondary wave, or shear wave (sometimes called an elastic S-wave) is one of the two main types of elastic body waves, so named because they move through the body of an object, unlike surface waves. ] ]
xramen135@aol.com|Points 590|

User: The epicenter of an earthquake is determined by A. measuring the amount of time that shaking occurs. B. measuring the distance the earthquake travels. C. determining the distance from the earthquake by three recording stations. D. determining the strength of the earthquake.

Weegy: Body waves or S waves.. [ [ A type of seismic wave, the S-wave, secondary wave, or shear wave (sometimes called an elastic S-wave) is one of the two main types of elastic body waves, so named because they move through the body of an object, unlike surface waves. ] ]
xramen135@aol.com|Points 590|

User: The epicenter of an earthquake is determined by

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