Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions affect people all over the world. They are caused by the movement of tectonic plates. Tectonic hazards can destroy buildings, infrastructure and cause deaths.
Which part of the Earth is found above the mantle?
What is the name given to semi-molten rock?
What is the name given to the hot underground currents which move plates around?
What is the name given to margins where plates move together?
What is the name given to margins where plates move apart?
What name is given to margins where plates move side by side?
Which islands are found above hot spots?
Where do volcanoes occur?
At conservative plate margins
At constructive and destructive plate margins
Along all kinds of plate margins
What is subduction?
When two plates move towards each other
When two plates move apart from each other
When the oceanic plate is forced beneath the continental plate
Where is continental crust found?
At the Earth's core
Under land masses and continents