Geology: Chapter 8 Questions
Theories for the origin of the universe must conform to an important astronomical observation called
a. oscillating universe cosmology.
c. solar nebula.
b. big bang.
d. red shift.
The process oc
Lab 6: Seismic Refraction Lab
GLY3160 / PHY3160
LAB SECTION: _
LAB 6: SEISMIC REFRACTION
The following lab will introduce you to the basic concepts of seismic refraction as well as some actual data collected during
seismic refraction surveys. You
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 10
2) Which one of the following stress situations results in folding of at-lying, sedimentary strata?
A) horizontally directed; compressive stresses
B) vertically directed; extensional or stretching stresses
Marba, Amme Camile G.
CRYSTALLOGRAPHY is simply a fancy word meaning "the study of crystals". At one time the
word crystal referred only to quartz crystal, but has taken on a broader definition which includes
all minerals with well-expre
Chapter 13 Questions
In the Gulf Coast region during the late Triassic and Jurassic, evaporative conditions were prevalent resulting in
the deposition of thick layers of salt that contributed to _.
a. productions of petroleum
b. salt domes
c. uranium d
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 18
3) _ is one of the two major ow mechanisms in a glacier.
A) Basal slip
B) Crevassal slip
C) Frost heaving
D) Morainal sliding
4) Where is the world's largest ice sheet located today?
B) Russia, Siberia
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 20
3) Water movement and sand transport parallel to the beach are fundamentally caused by _.
A) strong, offshore winds creating a pileup of water along the beach front
B) deep-water waves breaking offshore
C) waves impingin
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 6
1) Clay minerals formed from gabbro or diorite bedrock illustrate which kind of weathering?
2) Which of the following is/are most susceptible to chemical weathering by
Chapter 12 Questions
Tracheophytes, which have vascular tissues that provide for transport of water and nutrients,
a. ctenophora, cnidocytes, chidara.
c. archaeocyathids, stromotopoids.
b. mosses, liverworts, hornworts.
d. trees, ferns, floweri
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 14
1) The concept that rocks of the crust and upper mantle are oating in gravitational balance is known as _.
2) According to the crustal, gravitational balance idea, which
Geology 5: Chapter 11 Questions
What two orogenies during the late Paleozoic brought North America and Europe together as a
combined land mass called Laurussia?
a. Hercynian and Allegheny
c. Caledonian and Acadian
b. Cassair and Sonoma
d. Grenville and
WHAT IS ISOMORPHISM,
These are distinctive chemical
characteristics based on their
Provides vital information about
A character exhibited b
Specific Gravity of Metals based on Water Displacement
The Archimedes Principle indicates that the buoyant force is equal to the weight of the displaced
water. If the weight of the water displaced is less than the w
SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF METALS
BASED ON WATER
SUDAYON, JOHANNA MARIE
ARCHIMEDES PRINCIPLE STATES:
The upward buoyant force that is exerted
WHAT ARE CYCLOSILICATES?
They contain rings of linked SiO4 tetrahedra having a ratio of Si : O = 1 : 3. Three
possible closed cyclic configurations of this kind may exist as;
3-member ring (Si3O9)
Benitoite - BaTi(Si3O9)
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 19
2) _ have rainfall amounts and soil moisture contents between those of true deserts and humid lands.
3) Most dry lands lie between _ degrees north and south of the equator.
Geology 1 Questions for Chapter 17
1) After ice sheets and glaciers, _ contain(s) the next highest percentage of the Earth's freshwater.
A) the atmosphere
B) lakes and rivers
D) rocks & minerals
2) Which common, rock-forming mineral or mine
Chapter 16 Questions
Cenozoic mollusks that look very much like those found along coastlines today would include all but
The organisms that live in particular depths of water and are excel
Marba, Amme Camile G.
Geology of Laiya, San Juan, Batangas
Laiya in San Juan, Batangas is a seaside community that is fast gaining
popularity because of its proximity to Manila and because of its long stretch of whi
Marba, Amme Camile G.
A. Non-Metallic Minerals (With Reaction to Acid)
This is a cream-yellow,
of Calcite from a classic
locality. While Ca
History of Mineralogy
Stone Age the practice of mineralogical arts
was started by early humans. They made use
of flint tools, as shown evidently by cave
paintings. Red hematite and black manganese
oxides were used as pigments.
Bronze Age other minerals we
Study of naturally occurring crystalline substances
Definition of Terms
Crystal a homogenous solid possessing long-range, three
Mineral a naturally occurring homogenous solid, with definit
Mineral A naturally occurring homogeneous solid with a
definite chemical composition and highly ordered atomic
arrangement, usually formed by inorganic process.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF
o Elements are t
Geology 1: Questions for Chapter 1
1) The currently accepted age of Earth is _ years.
A) 4.5 thousand
B) 13.8 billion
C) 4,500 million
D) 13.8 million
E) 4.5 million
2) Which of the following best describes the fundamental concept of superposition?
CHAPTER 7 QUESTIONS
Seismic waves where the rock segments vibrate at right angles to the travel directions of energy and cannot
pass through liquids or gases.
a. primary waves
c. longitudinal waves
b. secondary waves
d. density waves
Historical Geology: Chapter 3 Study Questions
The geologic time scale was originally based on
a.! the succession of fossil assemblages.
b.! the theory of organic evolution.
c.! the rock r
Chapter 5 Study Questions
A continental shield is part of a (an)
a. depositional environment.
b. orogenic belt.
c. continental shelf.
e. continental platform.
A transitional environment of deposition is
CHAPTER 4 MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
The rock cycle implies that
a. metamorphic rocks can only be derived from igneous rocks.
b. metamorphic rocks are derived from magma.
c. any rock type can be derived from any other rock type.
d. igneous rocks are com
CHAPTER 2 QUESTIONS
The principle which stipulates that in any sequence of undisturbed strata, the oldest layer is at the bottom and
successively higher layers are successively younger is the
a.! principle of superposition.!
c.! principle of original
Geology: Chapter 9 Questions
The eon that began 2.5 billion years ago and ended 544 million years ago and contains 42 percent of the earths
history is the