Physical Sample Exam II

Physical Sample Exam II - 1 FORM A Physical Geology, Exam...

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1 FORM A Physical Geology, Exam II Name - 1) Andesites are formed at 1. places where subduction of oceanic crust occurs at the edges of continents 2. mid-oceanic ridges 3. hot-spots 4. continental interiors 5. 1 + 2 2) Biotite and muscovite are 1. asbestos minerals 3. minerals in basalts 2. micas 4. feldspars 3) Isotopes of an element have, 1. the same number of protons 2. the same number of neutrons 3. both 1 + 2 4) Which igneous mineral is the last to crystallize when a magma chamber cools? 1. pyroxene 4. olivine 2. sodium-rich feldspar 5. amphibole 3. quartz 5) Which igneous mineral is the first to crystallize when a magma chamber cools? 1. pyroxene 4. olivine 2. sodium-rich feldspar 5. amphibole 3. quartz 6) A volcano emits ash that settles in layers and becomes a rock which is then called 1. pumice 3. tuff 2. rhyolite 4. basalt 7) Minerals are 1. liquid 4. crystalline 2. constituents of rocks 5. 2 + 4 3. organic 8) The Mohorovicic (Moho) discontinuity marks the observed wave velocity change between the, 1) Inner core and Outer core 4) Lithosphere and Asthenosphere 2) Outer core and Mantle 5) Asthenosphere and Mesosphere 3) Mantle and Crust 6) None of the above 9) Magnitude 7 or greater Earthquake(s) epicenters have occurred in the past 200 years in the Central/Eastern US in, 1) Chattanooga, Tennessee 6) 1 + 2 2) Charleston, South Carolina 7) 1 + 3 3) New Madrid, Missouri 8) 2 + 3 4) Richmond, Virginia 9) 2 + 4 5) All of the above
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2 10) The nucleus of an atom contains; 1) protons 4) All of the above 2) neutrons 5) 1 + 2 3) electrons 6) 1 + 3 11) Examples of only minerals are 1. andesite, pyroxene, and olivine 4. olivine, pyrite, and calcite 2. mica, diorite, and feldspar 5. none of the above 3. olivine, granite and feldspar 12) An intrusive igneous rock of felsic composition is a 1. basalt 4. diorite 2. gabbro 5. rhyolite 3. granite 6. andesite 13) A fine grained igneous rock rich in olivine and calcium feldspar is a;
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEOS 1024 taught by Professor Meschreiber during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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Physical Sample Exam II - 1 FORM A Physical Geology, Exam...

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