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Lecture 1 Fall 2009

Lecture 1 Fall 2009 - HISTORICAL GEOLOGY LECTURE TEST 1...

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HISTORICAL GEOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 1 – 2009 1. An unconformity between granite and a sandstone would be a A.paraconformity B.nonconformity C.disconformity D.angular unconformity 2. The fundamental unit of worldwide time-stratigraphic classification is the 3. Sedimentary ? include the size, shape and arrangement of grains. A.texture B.structure C.sedimentary texture and structure include the size, shape and arrangement of grains 4. A ? is the "time unit" equivalent of a system. 5. Most rock-forming minerals are 6. ? are sand-size concentrically-ringed carbonate particles. A.intraclasts B.pellets C.oolites D.micrite E.sparite 7. Which of the following are "organic-walled microfossils"? 8. Well logs and seismic techniques are often used for stratigraphic 9. Isotopes of a particular element would have a different number of of a particular element may have different numbers of protons or neutrons 10. The most abundant mineral group in the Earth's crust is A.quartz B.amphibole C.pyroxene D.carbonates E.feldspar 11. ? sedimentary structures are usually due to groundwater interaction with buried sediments or rocks. interaction with buried sediments or rocks 12. ? is a body of sedimentary rocks with distinctive characteristics. structures 13. A good index fossil should occur during a ? biostratigraphic interval of time. A.short B.long 14. Ka represents ? of years in the radioisotopic time scale. 15. ? magmas are characteristic of the oceanic crust. A.mafic B.felsic C.both mafic and felsic magmas are characteristic of the oceanic crust 16. The atomic nucleus has a ? charge.
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17. Lithology is transgressive sequence
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