Exam_1_version1 - Geology 101 section 004 Version 1 2 and...

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Geology 101 section 004 Version 1, 2 and 3 - 1 - Exam #1 Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 Name: _____________________ • Mark your answers on the computer-grading sheet using a soft (#2) pencil. • Indicate the test version number (1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6) on your answer sheet. • Write your name on this exam. Code your name and ID number onto the answer sheet. Sign the form in the lower left, indicating that you adhere to the honor code. • When finished, put your answer sheet in this exam and TURN BOTH IN. 1. Which of the following statements regarding the scientific method is true? A) A hypothesis must be agreed upon by more than one scientist. B) A theory is a hypothesis that has withstood many scientific tests. C) A theory is proven to be true and therefore may not be discarded. D) A hypothesis cannot predict the outcome of scientific experiments. 2. According to the principle of uniformitarianism, ________ . A) geologic processes we observe today have operated in the past B) students at UNC-CH must wear uniforms C) all of the planets formed from a uniform solar nebula D) early Earth was covered by a uniform magma ocean 3. Which of the following is responsible for the fact that the inner core is solid while the outer core remains liquid? A) pressure B) temperature C) seismic waves D) radioactive decay 4. Which of the following elements is more abundant in the Earth's crust as compared to the Earth as a whole? A) iron B) magnesium C) nickel D) silicon 5. In which of the following systems is the Earth's magnetic field generated? A) climate system B) plate tectonic system C) geodynamo system D) circulatory system 6. Change in the ground elevation of the Earth's surface is called ________. A) geodesy B) topography C) altimeter D) none of the above 7. Continental crust is ________ oceanic crust. A) less dense than
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