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Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries

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Plate tectonics is the theory that the Earth's crust _____.

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1. The plate boundary shown in this picture is

2. Which of the following can be formed by a convergent boundary?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the types of tectonic plate boundaries. Topics covered on the quiz include the theory of plate tectonics and how to identify the divergent boundary in a given picture.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristics of Theory of Plate Tectonics
  • Identification of tectonic plate boundaries
  • What can be formed by a convergent boundary

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the characteristics of the Theory of Plate Tectonics and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related natural science lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify boundaries in provided images

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Plate Boundaries: Convergent, Divergent, and Transform Boundaries. This lesson will help you:

  • Define tectonic plates
  • Explain the theory behind plate tectonics
  • Identify the three main types of plate boundaries
  • Describe the characteristics of each type of boundary
  • Appreciate what makes divergent different from convergent boundaries
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