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GEOL 101—501-509 Quiz #5 Form A Marcantonio Spring 2007 Name _________________________________ 1) How do the strength and cohesion of clay-rich regolith or soil change with the addition of water? A) Water does not affect the cohesion but lowers the strength. B) Water reduces the strength of clays but raises the cohesion of the soil. C) Water increases the strength and cohesion. D) Water lowers the strength and cohesion. 2) The concept that rocks of the crust and upper mantle are floating in gravitational balance is known as __________. A) isotropy B) isostasy C) isobration D) isomonism 3) Which of the following best characterizes the tectonic development of fault-block mountains? A) normal faults; crustal stretching and brittle failure of the upper crust B) reverse faults; crustal stretching and brittle failure of the lower crust C) normal faults; crustal shortening and plastic flowage of the upper crust D) reverse faults; crustal shortening and plastic flowage of the lower crust 4)
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course GEOL 101 taught by Professor Olinsky during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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