North American Plate: Tectonics, Movement & Facts


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The North American Plate ____.

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1. California's San Andreas Fault is a classic example of a ____.

2. Subduction typically occurs at a ____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to determine properties of The North American Plate in this quiz and worksheet. You will be quizzed on different boundaries, geological makeup, and vocabulary related to this geographic feature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Subduction
  • Land forms and rocks that make up the North American Plate
  • California's San Andreas Fault

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice these skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding California's San Andreas Fault
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The North American Plate
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geology lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about The North American Plate, check out the corresponding lesson called North American Plate: Tectonics, Movement & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Examine properties of The North American Plate
  • Review layers of the earth
  • Identify properties of tectonic plates
  • Learn about the three major plate boundaries of The North American Plate