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Question 1:

a) midoceanic ridges
b) continental margins
c) tropical latitudes
d) continental shelves
e) the Southern Hemisphere

Question 2:

a) ridge
b) mineral
c) suspect terrane
d) artificial terrane
e) conglomerate

Question 3:

a) continental drift
b) isostasy
c) uplift
d) crustal spreading
e) rebound

Question 4:

a) very slowly
b) in sporadic bursts with gaps of inactivity in between
c) not at all
d) only if the landmass is a volcano
e) almost continuously

Question 5:

a) very rapidly
b) in abrupt phases
c) slowly
d) not at all
e) too quickly for equilibrium to exist

Question 6:

a) sial
b) sima
c) neither would float
d) both would float
e) sial would float only in Arctic latitudes

Question 7:

a) True
b) False

Question 8:

a) True
b) False

Question 9:

a) True
b) False

Question 10:

a) True
b) False

Question 11:

a) True
b) False

Question 12:

a) True
b) False