GEOL 101 How Geologists Know Composition of Core Basic Geology & ENVT M
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Which layer within the earth is molten (liquid)?
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Which is a gaseous planet?
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The Big Bang theory states that…
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Which is a rocky planet?
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Which elements comprise 98% of the Crust?
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Differentiation is the process that…
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How do geologists know the composition of the core?
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Where did the water in Earth’s oceans come from?
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What process slowly began to change the Earth’s early atmosphere into an oxygen-rich one?
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Our solar system formed from
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With increasing distance from an oceanic ridge,
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All of the following can be used to identify plate boundaries except?
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Large mountainous ridges on the ocean floor mark
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Stripes that record paleomagnetic reversals on the seafloor
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The supercontinent Pangaea was split apart by
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The boundary between the lithosphere and asthenosphere is based on which of the following?
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Which of the following is true of the ocean floor?
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Why do earthquakes only occur in the lithosphere?
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According to plate-tectonic theory, plates of rigid, elastic __________ move over a weak layer below.
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Which of the following is true of oceanic rock?
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The difference between the lithosphere and the asthenosphere is based on the chemical composition of the rocks in each layer.
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Typical rates of plate movement are
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A volcanic island arc forms where
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A possible “driving force” for plate motions is
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What type of plate boundary creates high ocean ridges at which new volcanic rock forms?
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One primary difference between continental drift and plate tectonics is that
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Deep-focus earthquakes only occur at which type of plate boundary?
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Which of the following is not a mechanism that contributes to plate tectonic movement?
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Mantle Convection, the major driving force for plate tectonics, occurs because _____.
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Which of the following formed at a collisional plate boundary?
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Paleomagnetic evidence in rocks reveals that the earth’s magnetic field
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An igneous rock that formed as magma cooled below the surface of the Earth is called ________ and will have ________crystals than one that formed as lava cooled above the Earth’s surface.
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For two isotopes of a given element, which of the following is always the same?
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Volcanic glass is not considered a mineral because…
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Which of the following is true of a mafic igneous rock?
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Rocks that formed from the solidification of magma as it cooled below the earth’s surface are called:
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What are the two most abundant elements in the Earth’s Crust?
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Which of the following is true of continental crust (as compared to oceanic crust)
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In a metamorphic rock, foliation develops _________ directed stress (or to the maximum stress).
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In geology, radioactive isotopes are important because…
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Sedimentary rocks are particularly in helping geologists determine which of the following?
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When a rock undergoes metamorphism, which of the following may occur?
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When a preexisting rock is subjected to conditions of increased ______ and _______, a metamorphic rock will form.
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A particular chemical element is determined by the number of ___________.
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Limestone, which precipitates from seawater, is an example of what type of rock?
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Metamorphism occurs as temperature and pressure increase and cause melting of the protolith.
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_______ sedimentary rocks form when other rocks are broken down, transported, and lithified.
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The atomic number of an element is…
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Which of the following is true of Porphyritic igneous rocks?
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