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geology final review qs - 1. What is the process of...

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1. What is the process of building up a surface by deposition, mostly below sea level? 1. diastrophism 2. aggradation 3. gradation 4. degradation 5. erosion 2. What is the percentage of the earth’s crust that is made out of non-silicates? 1. 85% 2. 92% 3. 39% 4. 8% 5. 2% 3. Three types of magmatic concentrations used as resources are magnetite, chromite, and ______. 1. Diamonds 2. Sulfur 3. Chalcopyrite 4. Galena 5. Lead 4. Love waves are also represented by what letter? 1. P 2. S 3. R 4. L 5. Q 5. What is one factor that is not used to determine the difference between an anticline and a syncline? 1. Strike 2. Dip 3. Rossi-forel scale 4. Cross section 5. Age relationships 1. When substituting minerals in an isomorphous series, what three things must be considered for atom for atom substitution? 1. temperature, physical properties, charge 2. charge, physical properties. size 3. size, charge, temperature 4. physical properties, size, weight 5. weight, temperature, charge
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2. Which of the following statements is true? 1. Dikes are discordant and sills are concordant, but both are tabular. 2. Dikes and sills are both tabular, but sills are discordant. 3. Dikes are concordant, sills are discordant, and neither of them are tabular. 4. Dikes are discordant and run parallel to the bedding, and sills are discordant but never run parallel to the bedding. 5. Dikes and sills are both tabular, but sills are discordant. 3. Which of the following minerals is used as a glue mineral in cementing sediments together after they have settled? 1. Calcite 2. Quartz 3. Hematite 4. Clay minerals 5. all of the above 4. Which of the following is not a cause of tides as an effect of an earthquake? 1. Rotation of the earth 2. Rising sea levels disturbed by tectonic plates under the ocean floor 3. Gravity of the moon 4. Centrifugal force of earth and moon revolving 5. Gravity of the sun 5. What occurs in a reverse fault? 1. HW moves down relative to the FW and caused by tension 2. HW moves down relative to the FW and caused by compression 3. HW moves down relative to the FW and caused by shear pressure 4. HW moves up relative to the FW and caused by compression 5. HW moves up relative to FW and caused by tension 1. The greatest known episodes of volcanic eruptions in Earth history released enough carbon dioxide to raise average global atmospheric temperatures by approximately ________degrees Celsius? (1.) 2 (2.) 5 (3.) 7 (4.) 10 (5.) 12 2. More money has been made mining sand and gravel than by mining__________? (1.) Galena (2.) Silver (3.) Gold (4.) Diamond (5.) Bauxite 3. Large piles of loose angular rocks are called__________?
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(1.) caliche (2.) pedocal (3.) batholith (4.) pluton (5.) talus 4. About __________of Earth’s active volcanoes lie in the Ring of fire? (1.)
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