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Question 1 1. What is the non-silicate mineral that comprises the bulk of limestone?
Question 2 2. The storm named Gavin by the Weather Channel hits the coast of Louisiana with a top sustained wind speed of 65 miles per hour. It rapidly declines in speed throughout the day, leaving mostly heavy rain and damaged power lines in its path. How would this storm be most accurately described in later reporting?
Question 3 3. When using Coulomb's law, increasing the charge on one particle by a factor of 2 while leaving all other factors the same will:
Question 4 4. Identify the secondary structure that is NOT held together by hydrogen bonds.
Question 5 5. What is the term that describes the fluid motion of hot air rising or cool air sinking?
Question 6 6. A neutron star is _____.
Question 7 7. Which metamorphic process is at work when shale that contains clay minerals changes into garnet?
Question 8 8. James Hutton's theory of _____ earned him the title of 'The Father of Modern Geology.'
Question 9 9. How can air pollutants such as sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxide lead to chemical weathering?
Question 10 10. Not every part of a coastal shoreline is impacted to the same extent by the movement of waves. Wave energy has a greater impact on the sides and end of shoreline protrusions such as headlands, leading to greater erosion. What process is occurring to create more erosion in these areas?
Question 11 11. An ambulance siren moving toward you will have a _____ pitch than when it is traveling away from you.
Question 12 12. As a neutron star gets heavier, what happens to it?
Question 13 13. How do the normal and reversed polarity of stripes of ocean floor prove that the earth's magnetic field has changed multiple times since its formation?
Question 14 14. In which type of galaxy are the stars in random orbit instead of rotating?
Question 15 15. What advantage does the van der Waals equation give us over the ideal gas law?
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