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Convergent boundary: Quiz


Question 1: An example of a continental-oceanic subduction zone is the area along the western coast of ________ where the oceanic Nazca Plate is being subducted beneath the continental South American Plate.
AmericasNorth AmericaLatin AmericaSouth America

Question 2: During collisions between two continental plates, large mountain ranges, such as the ________ are formed.
Deccan PlateauHindu KushWestern GhatsHimalayas

Question 3: collision of the Eurasian Plate and the African Plate formed the Pontic Mountains in ________.
CyprusTurkeyTurkish peopleCroatia

Question 4: the collision between the Eurasian Plate and the Indian Plate that is forming the ________.
HimalayasDeccan PlateauHindu KushWestern Ghats

Question 5: As a result of pressure, friction, and plate material melting in the mantle, earthquakes and ________ are common near convergent boundaries.
CalderaDecade VolcanoesLavaVolcano

Question 6: A deep undersea trench is located in front of such arcs where the descending slab dips downward, such as the Mariana trench near the ________.
TinianSaipanNorthern Mariana IslandsMariana Islands

Question 7: subduction of the Pacific Plate beneath the Australian Plate, and vice versa forming the complex New Zealand to ________ subduction/transform boundaries.
New GuineaNiueNew CaledoniaPalau

Question 8: The melts rise to the surface and cool, forming long chains of ________ inland from the continental shelf and parallel to it.

Question 9: subduction of the Nazca Plate beneath the South American Plate to form the ________.
AndesGeographyGran ChacoPhysical geography

Question 10: At the surface, the topographic expression is commonly an ________ on the ocean side and a mountain range on the continental side.
Oceanic trenchMarginal seaPhysical oceanographyVolcanic arc

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