geo hw 1 - HOMEWORK #1, GEOLOGY 1020, Spring 2008 The first...

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HOMEWORK #1, GEOLOGY 1020, Spring 2008 The first 7 questions relate to rock types and the assigned reading (on 1/15) from Chapter 2, p.36-45. This is material you should have retained from Geol 1010; the following questions will help you assess how much you might want to review. 1. Sedimentary rocks that are composed of solid particles derived by the weathering of older rocks and are classified according to particle size include: A. evaporates, limestones and chert B. basalts, gabbros, and granites C. shales, sandstones, and conglomerates D. slate, schist, and gneiss 2. Sediment composed of shell debris (biogenic sediment) will turn into a A. conglomerate B. coal C. limestone D. evaporite 3. Sediment composed of detrital grains that are all sand-sized will turn into a A. conglomerate B. sandstone C. siltstone D. shale 4. Based on their composition and density, which of the following does not belong? A. gabbro B. basalt C. granite 5. A coarse crystal size (visible crystals) in an igneous rock means . ... A. lots of heat and pressure altered the rock
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