Sample Questions Lecture 1-5

Sample Questions Lecture 1-5 - Lecture 1: Intro Concepts Q1...

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Lecture 1: Intro Concepts Q1 Scientific data. .. a. can only be collected in laboratories b. is used to support or refute hypotheses c. results from scientific theory d. results from scientific laws e. all of the above Q2. Scientific hypotheses. .. a. should always be true b. must be testable c. should be capable of verification through debate and argument d. should only be formulated by scientists e. are formulated in a different manner in geology than they are in biology Q3. The findings of scientific research. .. a. can be ignored if they don’t support well founded theories b. will always be true c. should never be open to debate d. should be open to scrutiny of the scientific community Q4. The majority of Earth’s seismic activity, volcanism and mountain building occurs along. .. a. lines of magnetic flux b. around the equator c. at plate boundaries d. along random trends e. in the interior of continents Q5 The Earth’s outer rigid shell is called. .. a. the asthenosphere b. the lithosphere c. the continental mass d. the outer core e. the mantle Q6 Material in the mantle moves. .. a. in convection currents b. in tidal currents c. from pole to pole d. only along the surface of the outer mantle e. mostly in the southern hemisphere
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Q7 The plate boundary to the West of Vancouver Island is. .. a. a convergent plate boundary b. a divergent plate boundary c. a transform boundary d. not related to plate tectonics e. a constructive plate boundary Q8 How many plate boundaries are shown here? a. 2 divergent, 2 convergent b. 2 divergent, 2 transform c. 1 divergent, 1 transform, 1 convergent d. 1 divergent, 2 convergent e. 1 transform, 2 transform Q9 A sedimentary rock can only be transformed into a metamorphic rock. a.TRUE b.FALSE Q10 If you compress all of Earth’s history into 12 months dinosaurs would become extinct on Canada Day (July 1st). a. TRUE b. FALSE
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Lecture 2: Geological Time Q1 Who of the following historical figures believed the Earth to be around 6000 years old a. Buffon b. Usher c. Steno d. Smith e. Darwin Q2. The principle of orginal horizontality states that. ...... a. that all tilted sedimentary rocks were once laid down flat in oceans b. all horizontal rocks MUST be sedimentary rocks c. sedimentary rocks that are deposited tilted will eventually become flat d. all tilted strata (rock layers) must have originally been deposited horizontally e. all tilted AND horizontal rock layers MUST be sedimentary rocks Q3. Biostratigraphy can be used to correlate rocks because. ...
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Sample Questions Lecture 1-5 - Lecture 1: Intro Concepts Q1...

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