Exam_01 - ISP 203A - SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR FIRST EXAM Makeup...

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FIRST EXAM Makeup exam requires a doctor s excuse Answers in bold Actual exam will have 40 Multiple Choice, 40 True and False EARTH S STRUCTURE Evidence that the universe originated in a “big bang” includes a. the difference in composition of the planets. b. the observation that stars are all moving apart . c. the fact that stars radiate energy. d. all of these. The age of the earth is approximately a. 450,000 years b. 4.5 million years c. 3.7 Billion years e. 4.5 billion years Once internal differentiation was complete, the earth s surface remained essentially unchanged to the present. T or F ? The earth s core consists mainly of iron, the least dense minerals are found in the crust. T or F? PLATE TECTONICS What is the ultimate energy source driving plate motions? a. heat transfer b. solar energy c. electrical currents b. gravitational collapse e. magnetic field reversals Subduction . ... a.
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course ISP 203A taught by Professor Larson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Exam_01 - ISP 203A - SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR FIRST EXAM Makeup...

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