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Quiz: Final Exam Review Part 2

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Oceanic lithosphere that is old will subduct at 90 degree angles.

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Put these three Earthquakes in order of smallest to largest amount of energy released.

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What is the most abundant mineral on Earth's surface?

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A ridge axis is elevated when spreading rates are low.

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Subduction of a lithospheric plate occurs at which type of plate boundary?

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Which of the following comprises soil?

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How easily water can move through a rock:

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Which of the following factors does not affect rock strength?

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When broad upwarps in basement rock deform the overlying cover of sedimentary strata and generate large folds. When upwarping produces a circular or slightly elongated structure this is calle

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These surface waves move in a ripple motion.

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The most important factor driving metamorphism is:

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Two minerals with exactly the same chemical composition cannot have different internal structures:

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An example of a concordant igneous intrusion is a:

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This type of volcano has a very simple, distinctive shape determined by the slope that loose pyroclastic material maintains as it comes to rest.

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Minerals are highly segregated and give the rock a banded appearance in this foliated texture.

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Which of these is not a greenhouse gas? a) nitrogen b) CO2 c) methane d) water vapor

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_______ is used to match rocks that are separated by short distances whereas _______ is used to match rocks that are separated by long distances.

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When tilted rocks are overlain by flat-lying rocks, this type of unconformity is called:

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_______ can form on hillsides in humid regions.

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This orogeny occurred when an island arc collided with North America 400 million years ago.

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Layer _______ of the ocean crust is mainly gabbro.

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As S-waves cross the Moho, the velocity will decrease.

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_______ stress squeezes and shortens rocks.

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The transport of sediment in a stream by sliding or rolling along the bottom:

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Most metamorphic rock is produced by _______ metamorphism during mountain building.

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