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1. _______ magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions. A. Rhyolitic B. Andesitic C. Composite D. Basaltic
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User: 1. _______ magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions. A. Rhyolitic B. Andesitic C. Composite D. Basaltic

Weegy: Rhyolitic magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions.
Expert answered|Score 1|Masamune|Points 80086|

User: Isostatic rebound occurs when A. the removal of mass from the crust causes the crust to rise. B. the force of gravity decreases on a mountain, causing it to rise. C. a volcano erupts, causing the emergence of new mountain ranges. D. the addition of mass to the crust causes the crust to sink.

Weegy: Isostatic rebound occurs when the removal of mass from the crust causes the crust to rise.
Expert answered|Score .9954|emdjay23|Points 153236|

User: What type of instrument measures seismic waves? A. Seismometer B. Seismogram C. Seismic scale D. Mercalli scale

Weegy: Seismometer is a type of instrument that measures seismic waves.
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User: What are two of the processes that move tectonic plates over the surface of the Earth? A. Connection and convection B. Ridge push and slab pull C. Plate movement and convection currents D. Slab pull and crust conversion

Weegy: Ridge push and slab pull are two of the processes that move tectonic plates over the surface of the Earth.
Expert answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 128010|

User: Intrusive igneous rock bodies are called A. tectonics. B. tephra. C. cinder cones. D. plutons.

Weegy: Intrusive igneous rock bodies are called plutons.
Expert answered|Score 1|jeifunk|Points 92511|

User: Mountains formed by two colliding continents often contain marine _______ rock. A. limestone B. igneous C. sedimentary D. metamorphic

Weegy: Mountains formed by two colliding continents often contain marine SEDIMENTARY rock.
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User: Divergent volcanoes tend to have which of the following characteristics? A. Nonexplosive, producing large amounts of lava B. Explosive, producing large amounts of thermal energy C. Nonexplosive, moving along the sea floor with continental drift D. Explosive, producing large amounts of ash

Weegy: Divergent volcanoes tend to have: nonexplosive, producing large amounts of lava.
Expert answered|Score 1|soumen314|Points 5075|

User: Divergent volcanoes tend to have which of the following characteristics? A. Nonexplosive, producing large amounts of lava B. Explosive, producing large amounts of thermal energy C. Nonexplosive, moving along the sea floor with continental drift D. Explosive, producing large amounts of ash

Weegy: Divergent volcanoes tend to have: nonexplosive, producing large amounts of lava.
Expert answered|Score 1|soumen314|Points 5075|

User: Which of the following is a divergent boundary? A. Transform B. Rift valley C. Continental-continental D. Oceanic-continental

Weegy: Rift valley is a divergent boundary.
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User: ______ is the idea that continents move around the Earth. A. Continental drift B. Climatic evidence C. Isostasy D. Seafloor spreadin

Weegy: Continental drift is the idea that continents move around the Earth.
Expert answered|Score .7936|jeifunk|Points 92511|

User: Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as A. magma. B. tephra. C. flows. D. basalts.

Weegy: Lava and other materials that are launched from a volcano into the air are referred to as Tephra.
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User: The bowl-shaped depression at the top of a volcano is a A. vent. B. crater. C. fissure. D. conduit.

Weegy: The bowl-shaped depression at the top of a volcano is: CRATER.
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User: The Colorado Plateau is an example of _______ mountains. A. continental-continental convergent B. fault-block C. uplifted D. divergent-boundary

Weegy: The Colorado Plateau is an example of uplifted mountains.
Expert answered|Score 1|Masamune|Points 80086|

User: What is another name for the Circum-Pacific Belt? A. Pacific Ring of Fire B. Mount Vesuvius C. Mediterranean Belt D. Mount Pinatubo

Weegy: Another name for the Circum-Pacific Belt is Pacific Ring of Fire.
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User: _____ was the first person to propose the idea of moving continents as a scientific hypothesis. A. Charles Richter B. Abraham Ortelius C. Antonio Snider-Pelligrini D. Alfred Wegener

Weegy: Alfred Wegener was the first person to propose the idea of moving continents as a scientific hypothesis.
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User: Temperature and silica content determine the _______ of magma. A. elasticity B. color C. texture D. viscosity

Weegy: Temperature and silica content determine the viscosity of magma.
Expert answered|Score 1|Pinglo20|Points 1623|

User: The three major types of volcanoes are A. shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and calderas. B. calderas, conduits, and vents. C. shield volcanoes, conduits, and vents. D. shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and composite volcanoes.

Weegy: The three major types of volcanoes are: shield volcanoes, cinder cones, and composite volcanoes.
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User: The process in which the floors of a building collapse on one another is known as A. a landslide. B. earthquake panic. C. earthquake shakedown. D. pancaking.

Weegy: The process in which the floors of a building collapse on one another is known as pancaking.
Expert answered|Score 1|Onlineexpert|Points 496|

User: 18. _______ currents are responsible for powering the movement of tectonic plates. A. Tectonic B. Convection C. Platonic D. Plutonium

Weegy: Convection currents are responsible for powering the movement of tectonic plates.
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User: Which earthquake scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake? A. Modified Mercalli scale B. Richter scale C. Moment magnitude scale D. Amplitude scale

Weegy: Modified Mercalli scale takes into consideration the damage caused by an earthquake.
Expert answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 128010|

User: An island arc complex is formed where A. a continental and oceanic plate converge. B. two oceanic plates converge. C. two continental plates converge. D. a volcano erupts along an oceanic plate

Weegy: An island arc complex is formed where: two oceanic plates converge.
Expert answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 128010|

User: When new clay sediment is deposited on top of old beach material, it's known as A. aggression. B. regression. C. transgression. D. progression.

Weegy: When new clay sediment is deposited on top of old beach material, it's known as transgression.
Expert answered|Score 1|yumdrea|Points 44543|

User: The loss of topsoil in very dry areas of the world is known as A. soil intensification. B. water intensification. C. soil inhabitation. D. desertification.

Weegy: The loss of topsoil in very dry areas of the world is known as DESERTIFICATION.
Expert answered|Score 1|Sting|Points 7005|

User: What is the oldest and most stable part of a continent? A. Craton B. Crust C. Shield D. Pluton

Weegy: Craton is the oldest and most stable part of a continent.
Expert answered|Score 1|jerry06|Points 84209|

User: Copper is an example of a(n) A. consumption resource. B. nonrenewable resource. C. gemstone. D. renewable resource.

Weegy: Copper is an example of a nonrenewable resource.
Expert answered|Score 1|emdjay23|Points 153236|

User: Platinum can be found in which of the following formations? A. Aggregates B. Chromite bands C. Hydrothermal veins D. Sedimentary bands

Weegy: Platinum can be found in Chromite bands.
Expert answered|Score 1|soumen314|Points 5075|

User: 6. _______ is the process in planetary formation when heavy materials sink toward the planet's center and lighter materials accumulate near its surface. A. Orogeny B. Superposition C. Ratification D. Differentiation

Weegy: Differentiation is the process in planetary formation when heavy materials sink toward the planet's center and lighter materials accumulate near its surface.
Expert answered|Score 1|jerry06|Points 84209|

User: Geologist James Hutton argued that the geologic processes occurring today have occurred since the formation of Earth. This idea is known as A. uniformitarianism. B. original horizontality. C. principle of inclusions. D. superposition.

Weegy: Geologist James Hutton argued that the geologic processes occurring today have occurred since the formation of Earth. This idea is known as Uniformitarianism.
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User: Sand or gravel that naturally forms near Earth's surface is known as A. bedrock. B. ore. C. pollen. D. aggregate.

Weegy: Sand or gravel that naturally forms near Earth's surface is known as aggregate.
Expert answered|Score 1|mamarugz|Points 338|

User: The largest mass extinction event in the history of the Earth occurred at the end of the _______ period. A. Ordovician B. Permian C. Cambrian D. Devonian

Weegy: The largest mass extinction event in the history of the Earth occurred at the end of the PERMIAN period.
Expert answered|Score 1|alfred123|Points 128010|

User: 11. _______ is a fuel produced by fermenting crops. A. Ethanol B. Oil shale C. Biodiesel D. Methanol

Weegy: Ethanol is a fuel produced by fermenting crops.
Expert answered|Score 1|sujaysen|Points 25044|

User: Tailings are dangerous because they can A. be very explosive. B. release toxic elements into the groundwater or surface water. C. decrease the amount of nonrenewable resources available. D. increase the chances of a volcanic eruption.

Weegy: Tailings are dangerous because they can release toxic elements into the groundwater or surface water.
Expert answered|Score 1|soumen314|Points 5075|

User: The combination of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and atmospheric moisture creates A. acid rain. B. drinking water. C. smog. D. pesticides

Weegy: The combination of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and atmospheric moisture creates acid rain.
Expert answered|Score 1|emdjay23|Points 153236|

User: What is the most abundant fossil fuel? A. Coal B. Oil C. Gas D. Wood

Weegy: The most plentiful fossil fuel is coal.
Expert answered|Score 1|Marvel2|Points 6239|

User: Ancient cyanobacteria released ______, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today. A. lead B. ore C. oxygen D. hydrogen

Weegy: Ancient cyanobacteria released oxygen, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today.
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User: Ancient cyanobacteria released ______, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today. A. lead B. ore C. oxygen D. hydrogen

Weegy: Ancient cyanobacteria released oxygen, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today.
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User: The science of using tree rings to determine absolute age is called A. dendrochronology. B. radiometric dating. C. radioactive dating. D. disconformity.

Weegy: The science of using tree rings to determine absolute age is called: dendrochronology.
Expert answered|Score 1|Janet17|Points 37946|

User: Which colorless and odorless gas, produced by radioactive decay of Uranium-238, is considered to be a form of pollution? A. Oxygen B. Radon C. Boron D. Hydrogen

Weegy: The colorless and odorless gas, produced by radioactive decay of Uranium-238, considered to be a form of pollution is known as Radon.
Expert answered|Score 1|armageddon|Points 2087|

User: A natural resource that is mined for profit is called A. topsoil. B. sand. C. aggregate. D. ore.

Weegy: A natural resource that is mined for profit is called ORE.
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User: The ancient geographic setting of a region is known as its A. passive margin. B. transgression. C. paleogeography. D. phytoplankton.

Weegy: The ancient geographic setting of an area is known as its paleogeography.
Expert answered|Score 1|Janet17|Points 37946|

User: The Cenozoic Era is best described as the era in which A. multicellular life diversified. B. dinosaurs emerged. C. mammals began to dominate the land. D. a mass extinction event occurred.

Weegy: The Cenozoic Era is best described as the era in which mammals began to dominate the land.
Expert answered|Score 1|marifra|Points 3|

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Differentiation is the process in planetary formation when heavy materials sink toward the planet's center and lighter materials accumulate near its surface.
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