quiz3 Spring 2008

quiz3 Spring 2008 - REMINDER: FINAL EXAM IS ON 5th. MAY AT...

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REMINDER: FINAL EXAM IS ON 5 th . MAY AT 4.25 PM IN THIS ROOM GEOLOGY 1004 QUIZ 3 Spring 2008 Keep this exam for future reference Grades will be posted on 21 April 1. For safe disposal of nuclear waste, the greatest concern lies with the presence of which of the following in a given area? (1) folds; (2) water; (3) granites 2 The force of gravitational attraction between two objects is a function of: (1) masses of the objects; (2) distance between the centers of the objects; (3) both 1 and 2. 3. Is it true that the Earth's gravitational force is the same at the North Pole versus at the Equator? (1) TRUE (2) FALSE 4. Over which rock type are you likely to find a negative magnetic anomaly? (1) granite (2) gabbro 5. Which of the two rock types are likely to have a higher velocity for P waves? (1) granite (2) gabbro 6. The elastic rebound theory is applied to the study of: (1) lakes; (2) earthquakes; (3) earth's gravitational field;. 7. The inferred layered structure of the earth's interior is largely based on: (1) distinct changes in velocity of earthquake waves at certain depths; (2) calculations of the average density of the earth; (3) gravimetric measurements from submarines; (4) measurements of the earth's magnetic field. 8
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course GEOS 1004 taught by Professor Aksinha during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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