geol - 1. Which of the following is associated with deep...

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1. Which of the following is associated with deep mantle hot spots? 1. A. Vesuvius and the other volcanoes of Italy 2. B. the volcanoes of Hawaii and the recent activity in Yellowstone National Park 3. C. the very young cinder cones scattered across the southwestern United States 4. D. Mt. St. Helens and other volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains 2. Which type of basaltic lava flow has its surface covered with sharp-edged, angular blocks and rubble? 1. A. aa 2. B. scoria 3. C. pahoehoe 4. D. pillow lava 3. A hot, glowing, and fast-moving cloud of volcanic gas and dust is commonly known as a: 1. A. nuee ardente; 2. B. rhyolite flow; 3. C. aa flow. 4. 'A type of Unconformity which represents time gaps (due to nondeposition or erosion) between rock sequences: is called angular unconformity when flat strata resting on tilted/folded and eroded strata."Is this statement TRUE or FALSE? 1. A. True 2.
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B. False 5. The Columbia Plateau in Washington and Oregon is ________. 1. A. a flood basalt plateau 2. B. a thick stack of welded-tuff layers 3. C. a caldera filled with rhyolite lava flow. 4. D. a field of large stratovolcanoes 6. Which characteristic is absolutely necessary for a sedimentary rock to have potential as a possible reservoir rock for oil or gas? 1. A. high porosity 2. B. clastic texture 3. C. chemical origin 4. D. good stratification 7. Mechanical (or physical) weathering can include all of the following EXCEPT: 1. A. expansion cracks formed by release of pressure when overlying rocks are eroded 2. B. the dissolving of limestone by acidic water 3. C. water freezing and expanding within cracks in rocks 4. D. abrasion of rocks exposed to wind-borne sand particles 8.
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"The Cretaceous/Cenozoic boundary is thought to be the time of mass extinction of dinosaurs". Is this statement true or false? 1. A. True 2. B. False 9. Which statement best describes the concept of Uniformitarianism? 1. A. all sedimentary rocks are deposited horizontally 2. B. the Earth's mantle is the source of all igneous rocks 3. C. the present is the key to the past 4. D. most rocks on the Earth's surface are the result of a single great flood 10. Detrital (clastic) sedimentary rocks are formed: 1. A. from the broken-up fragments of pre-existing rocks 2. B. from chemicals dissolved in solution 3. C. at very high temperatures in order to fuse their grains together to make a solid rock 4. D. all of the above 11. Which of the following is NOT a metamorphic rock 1. A. Gneiss 2. B. Basalt
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3. C. Garnet Schist 12. An example of a biochemical sedimentary rock is: 1. A. granite 2. B. limestone 3. C. gneiss 4. D. rock salt 13. The Icelandic volcanoes are related to plate tectonics because ________.
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