Earth Science Check-up

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Which type of movement best describes divergent boundaries?
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What type of stress are rocks undergoing at a reverse fault?
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What type of boundary creates a rift valley?
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Which layer is liquid?
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What is the correct order of the layers of Earth from MOST DENSE TO LEAST DENSE?
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Which type of earthquake (seismic) wave is the fastest?
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Which type of movement best describes transform boundaries?
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What layer is made of iron and nickel?
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What layer is made of iron and magnesium?
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Which type of crust is the most dense?
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Which type of earthquake (seismic) wave can not travel through a liquid? (this is why we are pretty confident there is a liquid layer in the earth)
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Which layer is the thinnest?
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Which type of crust gets subducted beneath the other at a convergent boundary?
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What causes the tectonic plates in the lithosphere to move?
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What type of boundary most commonly creates a mountain?
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What type of movement best describes convergent boundaries?
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What layer makes up most of the earth? (has the most volume?)
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What type of stress are rocks undergoing at a strike slip fault?
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What type of stress are rocks undergoing at a normal fault?