Lecture 3 Fall 2009

Lecture 3 Fall 2009 - HISTORICAL GEOLOGY LECTURE TEST 3...

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HISTORICAL GEOLOGY LECTURE TEST # 3 - 2009 1. The rocks in the Llano Uplift of central Texas were primarily a result of the ? Orogeny. A.Grenville B.Antler C.Alleghenian D.Taconic E.Acadian 2. The Sonoma Orogeny began during the A.Silurian B.Mississippian C.Devonian D.Cambrian E.Permian 3. ? probably represent "escaped" nucleic acids that must return to their host cells to reproduce. A.viruses B.archaebacteria C.eubacteria D.all of these probably represent "escaped" nucleic acids that must return to their host cells to reproduce 4. ? are low-grade metamorphic rocks that consist of chlorite, epidote and green amphibole. A.greenstones B.tubidites C.banded iron formations D.granulites E.zeolites 5. Planetesimals were important in A.early stages of plate tectonics B.formation of the Universe C.creation of early life forms D.formation of the Solar System E.extinction events in the Paleozoic 6. ? are "monerans". A.viruses B.prokaryotes C.eukaryotes D.all of these are "monerans" 7. The Vendobionta pertain to the A.Ediacara Fauna B.Tommotian Fauna C.both of these belong to the Vendobionta 8. ? transform light or chemical fuel into energy within organisms. A.proteins B.nucleic acids C.organic phosphorous compounds 9. "Modern" seawater salinity probably developed on the Earth during the A.Hadean B.Proterozoic C.Archean D.Phanerozoic 10. The Asteroid Belt is between A.Mercury and Venus B.Venus and Earth C.Earth and Mars D.Mars and Jupiter E.Jupiter and Saturn 11. The Hercynian/Variscan and Alleghenian Orogenies are of ? age. A.Silurian B.Mississippian C.Devonian D.Cambrian E.Pennsylvanian 12. The area inhabited by stromatolites greatly increased about 2.2 billion years ago, probably because A.oxygen increased B.nitrogen increased C.carbon dioxide increased D.shelf area increased E.subduction decreased 13. The Capitan Reef System is of ? age. A.Silurian B.Mississippian C.Devonian D.Cambrian E.Permian 14. Organic Carbon-13 values dating about 3 billion years ago ? similar to those of modern cyanobacteria. A.are B.are not
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15. During early Earth history, heat flow was ? than now. A.lower B.higher 16. The Pan-African Orogeny of Late Proterozoic age was a period of plate A.suturing B.obduction C.subduction D.rifting 17. Most of the bituminous coal deposits in North America are of ? age. A.Silurian B.Mississippian C.Devonian D.Cambrian E.Pennsylvanian 18. ? have a membrane-bound nucleus. A.viruses B.Archaebacteria C.Eubacteria D.Eucarya E.all of these have membrane-bound nuclei 19. Pangaea was nearly completely formed during the A.Silurian B.Mississippian C.Devonian D.Cambrian E.Permian 20. ? were probably formed by metamorphism of volcanic belts along the margins of small continents and ocean basins. A.greenstones B.tubidites C.banded iron formations D.granulites E.zeolites 21. The Belt Supergroup of the northern United States was created during a period of plate A.suturing B.obduction C.subduction D.rifting 22. The earliest evidence of continental rifting was during the A.Hadean
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