Sample Midterm Questions

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Sample Midterm Questions Which of the following statements is not consistent with scientific method? a) All observations have physical explanations b) Hypotheses only survive if they account for the observations c) Once a theory has been proved, it is no longer open to question d) A theory is a set of hypotheses that has survived repeated challenges and has accumulated a substantial body of observational support e) Basic physical laws are the same at all times and places Which of the following statements is not correct? a) Conduction is the transfer of heat through material b) Convection involves the transfer of heat by the motion of a fluid material c) Convection is driven by density differences, which are produced by temperature differences d) Conduction is much less efficient than convection e) The Earth’s mantle is solid, so convection in the mantle is not possible Transform faults that offset the mid-ocean ridges provide important information about: a) The rate of subduction b) The rate of seafloor spreading
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