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This is Exam 1. Correct answers are in bold. 1. Which of the following (a-d) is false about subduction? a. It occurs in Hawaii b. Results in the recycling of oceanic lithosphere c. Continental crust is often subducted d. Creates island arcs e. a and c are both false 2. What type of fault is shown by the following diagram? a. strike-slip b. reverse c. normal d. transform e. none of the above 3. Which of the following (a-c) is true concerning hazards? a. physical hazards are easier to prevent than to mitigate b. chemical hazards are easier to mitigate than to prevent c. both chemical and physical hazards are easier to prevent than to mitigate d. both chemical and physical hazards are easier to mitigate than prevent e. chemical hazards are easier to prevent than to mitigate 4. Which of the following (a-d) is false about the lithosphere? a. It is synonymous with plate b. It is made of silicate minerals c. It is synonymous with the crust d. It is very rigid e. all of the above are true 5. You are the earthquake preparations manager for Nagoya, Japan. You discover that destructive earthquakes have struck your area at the times shown in the table. Based on this limited data what is your best estimate of when the next earthquake to strike and how big will it be? Year Size 847 8.0 1004 7.4 1201 8.1 1346 7.5
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2 1553 8.1 1699 7.6 1907 8.0 a. In 2050 with a magnitude of 7.5 b. In 2100 with a magnitude of 8.0 c. In 2050 with a magnitude of 8.0 d. In 2100 with a magnitude of 7.5 e. None of the above 6. Which of the following (a-c) is true about convection and conduction? a. in convection, heat moves with a material b. heat moves through a wall by conduction c. heat transfer in the crust is convective d. a and b are both true e. all of the above are true 7. Buildings and structure can be made more earthquake resistant by making them . .. a. out of concrete b. out of as few pieces as possible c. so they will flex or bend d. as tall as possible e. a and b 8. On average, the mantle of the Earth is a (1) and heat is transferred within it by (2) . a. (1) solid; (2) conduction b. (1) fluid; (2) conduction c. (1) fluid; (2) convection d. (1) solid; (2) radiation e. (1) solid; (2) convection 9. You find fossils of the same kind of fish in rocks in both India and South America, this tells you … a. that the rocks are of same age. b. that the continents were joined together. c. that geology was the same on both continents. d. both a and b. e. all of a, b, and c 10. Island arcs are due to _____(1)___ while the Andes are due to _____(2)____. a. (1) subduction of a continent under an ocean; (2) subduction of an ocean under a continent b. (1) subduction of a continent under an ocean; (2) a collision between two continents c. (1) subduction of an ocean under an ocean; (2) subduction of an ocean under a continent d. (1) subduction of an ocean under an ocean; (2) a collision between two continents e. (1) subduction of an ocean under an ocean; (2) subduction of a continent under an
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