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Geol101Exam1Key-1 - Geology 101 Introduction to Geology...

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-1 Geology 101 Introduction to Geology Exam I—Friday, February 15, 2008 Time allowed: 50 minutes Each question is worth 2 points EXAM CODE : A 1) Calcite and dolomite are carbonate minerals. a) True b) False 2) A convergent boundary between oceanic crust and continental crust results in: a) A passive margin b) A mid-ocean ridge c) A subduction zone d) A continental rift 3) In which tectonic setting would you expect to find a stratovolcano? a) Subduction zone b) Mid-ocean ridge c) Continental rift d) “Hot spot” occurring in oceanic crust 4) Which of the minerals below is the hardest according to Moh’s scale? a) Calcite b) Diamond c) Corundum d) Quartz 5) Select from the list below a tabular, sheet-like igneous body that cuts across the layering of the rock it intrudes: a) Batholith b) Dike c) Laccolith d) Sill 6) This mineral contains Si-O tetrahedra joined as double chains: a) Amphibole b) Plagioclase c) Pyroxene d) Olivine Page 1
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7) If a rock containing all of the minerals in Bowen’s reaction series were to be heated, which would be the first to melt: a) Olivine b) Biotite c) Amphibole d) Quartz 8) If a rock containing all of the minerals in Bowen’s reaction series were to be heated, which would be the last to melt: a) Olivine b) Biotite c) Amphibole d) Quartz 9) The phaneritic equivalent of rhyolite is called: a) Basalt b) Gabbro c) Diorite d) Granite 10) The mineral property " cleavage " refers to __________. a) The development of crystal faces during mineral growth b) The splitting of a mineral along preferred planes in the crystal structure c) The development of irregular fractures in a mineral d) The density of a mineral 11) Which of the following are all physical layers of the earth? a) Crust, mantle, core b) Lithosphere, mesosphere, asthenosphere c) Mesosphere, crust, core d) Asthenosphere, mesosphere, core 12) A mineral is: a) Organic b) Amorphous c) Synthetic d) All of the above e) None of the above 13) Which of the following statements regarding the scientific method is true ? a)
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