Lecture 3 Fall 2007

Lecture 3 Fall 2007 - NAME _ HISTORICAL GEOLOGY TEST # 3 _...

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NAME ________________________________________________ HISTORICAL GEOLOGY TEST # 3 ___ 1. The “Ancestral Rockies”, the Uncompaghre Uplift, and the Paradox Basin were formed during the A.Permian B.Cambrian C.Mississippian D.Devonian E.Pennsylvanian ___ 2. Analyses of iron oxides in Archean paleosols indicate oxygen levels of about ? percent (total atmospheric level) at that time. A.0.2 B.5 C.10 D.15 E.21 ___ 3. Which of these orogenies is the oldest? A.Acadian B.Alleghenian C.Taconic D.Sonoma E.Antler ___ 4. Methanogens, sulfur-metabolizing bacteria, and sulfate-reducing bacteria are A.Eucarya B.Archaebacteria C.Eubacteria D.these may be either archaebacteria or eubacteria ___ 5. Dark energy may be causing the expansion rate of the universe to A.increase B.decrease C.dark energy has nothing to do with the expansion rate of the universe ___ 6. The creation of tissues is an essential characteristic in the development of A.Archaebacteria B.Eubacteria C.Protists D.Metazoans E.the creation of tissues is an essential characteristic of all of the above ___ 7. There ? abundant sedimentary deposits on the continents during late Precambrian - Early Cambrian times. A.were B.were not ___ 8. Cyanobacteria are A.Eucarya B.Archaebacteria C.Eubacteria D.some Cyanobacteria are Archaebacteria, others are Eubacteria ___ 9. The oldest Phanerozoic orogeny in Western North America was the A.Acadian B.Alleghenian C.Taconic D.Sonoma E.Antler ___ 10. ? are made mostly of water and carbon dioxide / carbon monoxide ice. A.meteorites B.comets C.asteroids D.moons ___ 11. The Appalachians, Ouachita Mountains, Wichita Mountains and Amarillo Mountains were formed during the A.Permian B.Cambrian C.Mississippian D.Devonian E.Pennsylvanian ___ 12. The Gowganda Formation provides some of the earliest evidences for ancient A.life B.atmospheric development C.plate rifting D.plate suturing E.glaciation ___ 13. Stromatolites are structures that were produced by A.eukaryotes B.Archaebacteria C.Cyanobacteria D.stromatolites may be produced by any of these groups ___ 14. The Capitan Reef in the Guadalupe Mountains was formed during the A.Permian B.Cambrian C.Mississippian D.Devonian E.Pennsylvanian ___ 15. The Earth’s Moon was probably formed due to A.early differentiation of the Moon from Solar System
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planetesimals B.Earth colllision with a planet-sized object C.we do not know how the Moon originated ___ 16. The cells of ? undergo meiosis. A.Archaebacteria B.Eubacteria C.Eukaryotes D.all of the above undergo meiosis ___ 17. During the Mississippian Period, sea level in North America was relatively A.low B.high ___ 18. ? transforms light or chemical fuel into energy. A.organic phosphorous compounds B.amino acids C.nucleic acids D.all of the above transform light or chemical fuel into energy ___ 19. The oldest zircon grains in Australia have been dated at about ? billion years. A.1.1 B.2.5 C.3.5 D.4.04 E.4.4 ___ 20. Greenstones represent metamorphism of ? volcanic rocks. A.continental
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