Geology Final Exam

Geology Final Exam - Name: _ ID #:_ Geology 101 Lecture...

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Name: _______________________________ ID #:_______________________________ Geology 101 Lecture Section 1 MWF 10:10am Each question is worth 2 points. Read all questions carefully and select the best answer from the choices available. Write or circle the answer on the exam and fill in the corresponding bubble on the answer sheet. The first 13 questions refer to slides. Slide I (refers to question 1 and 2) 1) This area was glaciated. What type of glacier is responsible for the feature shown here? a) Continental b) Spectacular c) Iceberg d) Alpine/mountain 2) Name the glacial feature labeled B in this slide? a) Esker b) hanging valley c) U-shaped valley d) arête Slide II (refer to question 1 and 2) 3) What type of mass wasting is responsible for the tilting of the fence posts and the bending of the tree trunks? a) Slump b) creep c) fall d)fall 4) What is the velocity (speed) that the material moves down slope at? a) Slow (mm to cm a year) b) moderate (1km/hr) c) fast (5km/hr or more) Slide III 5) This photo was taken in Monument Valley, Utah. What type of chemical weathering produce the red and brown color of these rocks? a) Oxidation b) dissolution c) hydrolysis d) hydration Slide IV (refer to question 6 and 7) 6) This slide shows classic examples of volcanoes. What type of volcanic landform is shown in the A portion? This volcano is found in the state of Washington, northwest US. a) Cinder cone b) shield volcano c) volcanic dome d) composite volcano e) caldera 7) This volcano is found in the state of Washington, northwest US. What type of plate tectonic boundary or setting is this type of volcano (A portion) associated with? a) Convergent: ocean-continent b) divergent c)hotspot d) Convergent: ocean-ocean e) convergent: continent-continent Slide V 8) The Northridge and Loma Prieta earthquake in southern California occurred along the San Andres fault. What type of fault is the San Andres? a) Normal b)right lateral strike-slip c)left lateral strike-slip d) reverse e)thrust fault Slide VI 9) What type of stream channel is shown in this slide? a) Meandering b) braided c) straight d) deranged Slide VII 10) What is the name of the sedimentary structure depicted in this slide? Slide VIII (refer to question 11 and 12) 1
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11) What type of stream drainage is shown in this slide? a) Dendritic b) radial c) deranged d) rectangular 12) What does this drainage system tell you about the geology of the material it is eroding? a) Develops on a strongly jointed rocky terrain, follows joints/fractures b) Develops on very steep topography around a single high point c) Develops on flat lying or homogeneous rock units d) Develops where tilted layers of rock erode differently such as along anticlines and synclines Slide IX 13) Which rock type is oldest? a)
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