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1. Diversification of the composition of the early Earth's surface was caused by (choose incorrect answer) (a) fractional crystallization (b)

1. Diversification of the composition of the early Earth’s surface was caused by (choose incorrect answer)
(a) fractional crystallization
(b) chemical weathering
(c) fumerole deposits
(d) none of the above

2. Mantle convection will allow partial melting of peridotite only if (choose incorrect answer)
(a) the rising hot rock does not lose its heat quickly
(b) the hot rock loses volatiles as it rises
(c) cool rock sinks to take the place of rising hot rock
(d) the melting temperature of peridotite decreases with decreasing pressure.

3. The closer a stream gets to its base level (choose incorrect answer)
(a) the slower it flows
(b) the greater the likelihood that it will form meanders
(c) the finer the sediment
(d) the lower the dissolved load

4. A turbidite (choose incorrect answer)
(a) shows graded bedding
(b) is deposited below sea level
(c) requires a gentle underwater gradient of the seafloor
(d) can indicate where a shore used to be even if there is not one there today.

5. The Earth’s magnetosphere
(a) is caused by convection in the Earth’s inner core
(b) is caused by the van Allen belts
(c) is caused by the solar wind
(d) allows solar wind particles to enter the atmosphere at the poles

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