Consider the list of terms given below:
Question:

Consider the list of terms given below:

(i) Seismic zone

(ii) Fault zone

(iii) Mantle        

(iv) Inner core

The boundaries of the earth’s plate are known as

(a) (i) and (ii)

(b) (i) and (iii)

(c) (iii) and (iv)

(d) (ii), (iii) and (iv)

Solution:

(a) Since earthquakes are caused by the movement of plates, the boundaries of the plates are weak zones where earthquakes are more likely to

occur. These weak zones are also known as seismic or fault zones.

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