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Divergent boundary: Quiz


Question 1: These are the fracture zones, many bearing names, that are a major source of ________ earthquakes.
United States NavyAlfa class submarineTorpedoSubmarine

Question 2: At divergent boundaries, two plates move apart from each other and the space that this creates is filled with new crustal material sourced from molten ________ that forms below.
MagmaBasaltIgneous rockGranite

Question 3: These areas can form on the end of ________ but eventually form ocean basins.
EuropeNorth AmericaContinentAsia

Question 4: Although still an area of active research, it appears that according to complex convection within the ________'s mantle material rises to the base of the lithosphere beneath the divergent plate boundary.

Question 5: Divergent boundaries also form ________ which occur when the plates move apart to produce gaps which molten lava rises to fill.
Volcanic arcIslandCoral reefIsthmus

Question 6: Therefore, most active divergent plate boundaries are between oceanic plates and are often called ________.
Divergent boundaryMid-ocean ridgeSeafloor spreadingPassive margin

Question 7:
In ________, a Divergent boundary or divergent plate boundary (also known as a constructive boundary or an extensional boundary) is a linear feature that exists between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other.
Plate tectonicsNorth American PlateGeologyEarth

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