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Unformatted text preview: Earth Science Exam 1. The apparent daily path of the Sun changes with the seasons because: * a.Earth's axis is tilted b.Earth's distance from the Sun changes c.the Sun revolves d.the Sun rotates 2. Which of the following types of volcano is made entirely of tephra?: * a.Shield b.Caldera c.Cinder cone d.Composite 3. Energy is transferred from the Sun to Earth mainly by: * a.molecular collisions b.density currents c.electromagnetic waves d.red shifts 4. According to the law of superposition, which of the following undisturbed layers of rock is the oldest? (1 is on the bottom, 4 is on the top): * a.1 b.2 c.3 d.4 5. Which of the following is the chemical formula for calcite?: * a. CaCO 3 b. CaMgSO 4 c. FeCO 3 d. FeS 2 6. Which era is also known as the age of the dinosaurs?: * a.Paleozoic b.Mesozoic c.Cenozoic d.Miocene 7. The name of a rapid rise of coastal water that accompanies the arrival of a cyclone is called: *7....
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