EAS2600 Test 1 Key - Fall 2008

EAS2600 Test 1 Key - Fall 2008 - Answer Key Testname:...

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Unformatted text preview: Answer Key Testname: TEST1A_2010 1) B 2) C 3) A 4) D 5) C 6) E 7) B 8) D 9) A 10) C 11) E 12) C 13) E 14) C 15) E 16) D 17) A 18) E 19) D 20) A 21) E 22) B 23) E 24) B 25) D 26) C 27) B 28) E 29) B 30) D 31) C 32) D 33) A 34) D 35) B 36) D 37) C 38) D 39) E 40) A 41) E 42) C 43) E 44) C 45) A 46) C 47) E 48) B EAS 2600 Fall 2010 Exam 1 Name: Lab Section Day: Lab Section Time: 1. (2 points) In what sort of tectonic setting did the Appalachian Mountains form? (0050M? W ' CC“ the/740! (cmW’aeflf’ 2. (2 points) The East African Rift zone is associated with which type of plate tectonic boundary? was a szma/ fig 20%, 3. (4 points) The East African Rift zone is well known for an abundance of vertebrate fossils. What factors make the East African Rift zone a conducive environment for fossil preservation? H @ ‘hzak b/eb 366mm? MPUF gum volcanrc, Oohvfhj 4’ other PAC/06 (:clnmak, DOC/“(CC 5‘0) +3 volcanic ockw‘fij MAW may! (sf/«u @C/r/s +2 monb 0% Elem menfimeo’ u m, 0% (71¢!er mambo/26c) +0 ‘3). m4 RUIHECCOL’K/ an WW "‘°”’ 4. (4 points) ame four major factors that influence the tendency of a buildin to W collapse during a strong earthquake. [ éni “605000 E6 5W ) A Qariz’iuakc fifimzzllkx/ Bisce, -‘z(q‘ Name: 5. (2 points) Where is lithosphere being consumed? so bdodim 20065 6. (2 points) Is the production rate of lithosphere (greater than, equal to, or less than) the destruction rate of lithospheric material? quO l l0 7. (2 points) In the area of the mantle below the athenosphere, do the velocity of S waves tend to increase or decrease with depth? ‘incveUSt 8. (2 points) Changes in what physical parameter are most responsible for the increase or decrease with depth of S wave velocity in the area of the mantle below the athenosphere? + 7— smfluxme modulus +l 6r @5413 9. (2 points) Is the velocity of S waves in the outer core (greater than, equal to, or less than) the velocity of S waves in the lower mantle? ’ [955 Hch 10. (10 points) With what type of plate boundary are the following places or features associated? In the first column use one of the following choices (Convergent, Divergent, Transform). In the second column list the crustal bodies involved (Ocean— Ocean, Continent-Ocean, Continent—Continent) Aleutian Islands M— ____Q.:__Q— Cm l O C Mid Atlantic Ridge é‘VQ gm F ______Q__Q_______ O O .— t Andes Mountains t Japan Mount Saint Helens Cg O — O Name: 11. (4 points) Besides seismic waves list two other things scientists use as clues to the composition of the core and mantle. A Hogmkc Fig/d B M l ,[ é anllmj memes (on/«j -\ Er volcmic (OCk “'2 _\ Ex sou/(R \'2.Slcm()cep/ Maan woo km 12. (2 points) What is the geologic explanation for the volcanic activity in Yellowstone National Park? ‘ Hat 3? o t 13. (2 points) What type of fault would one expect in regions affected by tensional (divergent) forces? MOO/Viol 14. (2 points) Considering the two stable isotopes of carbon, 13C and 12C what is the difference between these two isotopes? "to has \mmo medium /. 15. (2 points) What are the two most common elements (by weight) in the Earth’s crust? Please fully spell out the name of each element. Ag'zxxjngQ . ' B Sllicgl ; Name: 16. (3 points) In lecture, research was described regarding how scientists determine when earthquakes occurred in the past (before humans were keeping records). Briefly describe the key as ects of these methods. CVO55’C0 "‘3 Mahmsh: s ~©<om1m9iolb Ond Wm rode {Gujeé Lowe finned flake rock @366» +2“) . t w ' em. Oahu OCLwed P ’ 'l’ 3', L ' lag/Zr Voas ctpOch/UJ 17. (3 points) List three factors that determine whether a volcanic eruption will be Violent or relatively quiet? Aw C (‘65 » Tme com “057600 gr:ng {63> (Blah) PO vo/af/es ~\ (F (PW/55% \t as kamL(OF VOW/#63) I ; both {vegAWd ‘”\ If \ITSCosa/j/ Wye/M4 COMflOSF/{m ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course EAS 2600 taught by Professor Ingalls during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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