1. Which of the following is required in the definition of a glacier?
1) made from frozen sea water
3) is Pleistocene in age
2) formed from recrystallized snow
4) 1 & 2 from above
5) all of the above
2. By what mechanism(s) do most glacie
GEOL 111 Review Qs, Climate system
1. Which is the most abundant gas in the Earths atmosphere?
b) CO2 c) H2O
2. Which is the most potent greenhouse gas in the Earths atmosphere?
(same 5 choices as previous question)
3. Which has i
T54Geology Practice Test Final:
1. Which of the following is the major source of energy input along the coast?
1) long shore currents
2. True(T) or False(F): The position of shorelines along most coastlines remains sta
GEOL 111 ALL SECTONS; Review Questions streams
1. Which of the following describes how sand-sized particles are transported by
5) rolling & sliding
2. Which describes how clay-sized material i
Review questions Geologic Time
Given the following information about an area in Central Texas: there are exposures of granite and
limestone that are adjacent to one another, but the exact contact is not exposed because it is covered by a
stream; hence the
GEOL 111 SP 2017: review questions about metamorphism and Geologic time
1. When we say that dinosaurs are younger than trilobites, what is this an example of?
1) Mass extinction
2) relative time
3) absolute time
5) index fossil
2. When we
GEOL 111 Review Questions
1. In reference to Atmospheric changes, which type of pollution causes acid precipitation?
a) carbon dioxide b) CFCs c) particulate matter
e) sulfur dioxide
2. Which is commonly cited as a cause of global warming?
All Sections, GEOL 111
Review questions - resources, human impact
According to your text, what source provides the U. S. with a substantial amount of renewable energy
at the current time?
1. What is rock deformation?
a. General term that refers to all changes in the original form and/or size of a rock body
2. How are brittle and ductile deformation
3. What structures form as a result of brittle deformation?
a. Faults, joints
4. What str
Chapter 4: Igneous Rocks Important Terms
Aphanitic texture: (Fine Grained)
Bowens reaction series: describes the sequence of mineral crystallization in a cooling
magma (quarts first to melt/last to crystalize)
CHPT 17: The Hydrologic Cycle and Groundwater
Water: single most devastating geological agent, only exceeded in loss of
life by the plague and world wars.
The Hydrologic Cycle: surficial process
Powered by energy from sun
Oceans get heated up
1) Chemical weathering: the decomposition of rock resulting from exposure to water
and atmospheric gases
2) Clay Mineral: hydrous aluminum silicate that occurs as a platy grain of microscopic
size with a sheet-silicate str
Chapter 4 Study Guide
Igneous rock is formed by cooling and crystallization of a melt.
Extrusive Igneous rocks
Intrusive igneous rocks
-Most magma cools and crystallizes undergroun
GEOL 111 Review questions: shorelines & coasts
1. Which of the following is the major source of energy input along coasts?
1) longshore currents
2. True (T) or False (F): The position of shorelines along most coast
Test 4 Study Guide
For test 4 you will need to know the following:
Given two vectors, e.g., u = h1, 2i and v = h2, 3i, you will have to know how to
add them, i.e.,
u + v = h1, 2i + h2, 3i = h1 + 2, 2 + 3i = h3, 5i
subtract them, i.e.,
and Gulf Coastal Wetland
This section covers chapter 9, 10 and 14
in your text.
I. Hydrogeomorphic classification of
To aggregate wetlands with similar geomorphic
GEOL 111 SP 2016: Review Questions, Ice, wind, streams:
1. Which of the following describes how gravel-sized particles can be transported by both
streams and wind?
1) in solution
2) by saltation
3) in suspension
4) rolling and sliding
5) by plucking
GEOL 111 More review questions:
1. A mineral like feldspar, for example, differs from concrete used in buildings
and sidewalks in that the concrete is:
2. The mineral quartz is relatively hard and has
GEOL 111 - Spring 2016
Review Questions I
1. Again, according to Plate Tectonic ideas, which of the following is correct:
1) the Atlantic Ocean is getting larger
3) all Oceans are getting larger
2) the Pacific Ocean is getting larger
4) all Oceans remain
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ECON GDP Research Assignment
(DUE VIA MOODLE UPLOAD ONLY!)
Visit the Bureau of Economic Analysis Web Site www.bea.gov and access the following
1. Visit www.bea.gov. Under U.S. Economic Accounts, find NATIONAL Accounts; click GDP,