Geology 101 Exam 3 Study Guide

Geology 101 Exam 3 Study Guide - Jonathan Mason Questions...

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Jonathan Mason Questions for Exam 3: 1. Choose the slowest type of mass wasting. A. Slump B. Rockfall C. Debris Slide D. Mudflow Answer: A. Slump characterizes a slow movement of land over time, the other types of mass wasting occur quickly. 2. By how much does each unit on the Richter scale increase the energy of an earthquake compared to the previous unit? A. 2-fold B. 5-fold C. 10-fold D. 32-fold Answer: D. Each unit shows a 32-fold increase in energy increase.
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3. What was the largest magnitude earthquake ever recorded by a Wood-Anderson seismograph? A. 1.0 B. 9.3 C. 8.9 D. 11.2 Answer: C. The largest magnitude earthquake ever recorded was 8.9. 4. Which of the following is not a type of pyroclastic material? A. Pumice B. Pahoehoe C. Lapilli D. Cinders Answer: B. Pahoehoe is a type of lava; all the others are pyroclastic materials. 5. What part of a volcano emits only gas? A. Caldera B. Crater C. Fumarole D. Vent Answer: C. Fumaroles. Vents can emit lava and calderas and craters are classifications
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course GEO 101 taught by Professor Weislogel during the Fall '07 term at Alabama.

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