Lecture Final Fall 2009

Lecture Final Fall 2009 - HISTORICAL GEOLOGY FINAL TEST -...

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HISTORICAL GEOLOGY FINAL TEST - 2009 1. Litopterns, prototheriids and macraucheniids were important faunal elements in A.North America B.South America C.Eurasia D.Africa E.Australia 2. The strata in the Colorado Plateau are A.highly deformed B.relatively flat-lying 3. The "Messinian Climate Crisis" involved A.cooler temperatures B.more arid environments C.both cooler temperatures and more arid environments resulted from the "Messinian Climate Crisis" 4. ? tools were "composite tools"; they were flake tools struck from "tortoise-shell" cores. A.Acheulian B.Madgalenian C.Mousterian D.Gravettian E.Oldowan 5. The Laramide Orogeny occurred during the A.Cretaceous and Early Tertiary B.Early and Middle Tertiary C.Middle and Late Tertiary D.Quaternary 6. The Basin-and-Range Province was created due to crustal A.compression B.extension 7. The "Channeled Scablands" of the Pacific Northwest were carved by A.eolian processes B.ice movement C.catastrophic flooding D.all of these processes were equally important in creating the "Channeled Scablands" 8. Oreodonts and protoceratids were A.mesonychids B.creodonts C.perissodactyls D.proboscideans E.artiodactyls 9. The Deinotheres, gomphotheres and mammoths belonged to the A.mesonychids B.creodonts C.perissodactyls D.proboscideans E.artiodactyls 10. The presence of tillites provide evidence for A.the formation of the Rockies B.the formation of the Himalayas C.glaciation D.hot spot volcanism in Yellowstone E.isostatic changes in the Great Lakes area 11. The ? were created due to the subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate beneath the North American Plate. A.Coast Ranges B.Rocky Mountains C.Basin-and-Range Province D.Cascade Ranges E.Sierra Nevada Range 12. ? greatly influenced the evolution of rodents and birds. A.gymnosperms B.sphenophytes C.filicinophytes D.lycopods E.angiosperms 13. Camels, antelopes and cattle are A.mesonychids B.creodonts C.perissodactyls D.proboscideans E.artiodactyls 14. The ? Culture was a "pebble tool" culture; the hominids that made these tools had no "mental
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template" of the tools they were manufacturing. A.Acheulian B.Madgalenian C.Mousterian D.Gravettian E.Oldowan 15. The Himalayas were created due to the convergence of Eurasia with A.India B.North America C.Australia D.Africa E.Antarctica 16. The ? include the grasses. A.dicots B.monocots C.Compositae D.Gymnospermae E.grass species are found in all of these groups 17. ? was an Asiatic species; the skull in this species is peculiar with a sloped forehead and nuchal crest at the back of the skull. A. Homo habilis B. Homo rudolfensis C. Homo ergaster D. Homo floresiensis E. Homo erectus 18. The site at Laetoli, Tanzania, is famous for the presence of A.the earliest Homo species B.the first proboscideans C.hominid footprints D.robust australopithecines E.the earliest stone tools 19. ? developed "punch-struck" blade industries. A. Homo habilis B. Homo rudolfensis C. Homo neanderthalensis D. Homo floresiensis E. Homo sapiens 20. The Ogallala Formation is most famous for
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