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Introduction to Physical Geology: Help and Review Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Select the equation that represents the energy transformation when a chemical bond is broken.

Question 2 2. In addition to the structural damage that occurs during an earthquake, why are earthquakes so economically damaging?

Question 3 3. A large nucleus may get to a more stable state by emitting two protons and two neutrons. This describes which type of radioactive decay?

Question 4 4. Rapid burial protects a deceased body from all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. Which of Earth's interior layers is liquid iron?

Question 6 6. Which of the following is TRUE about toxicants?

Question 7 7. We often discuss the conservation of energy within a house. However, what can be done to prevent energy loss from a home?

Question 8 8. If two dinosaurs, one small and one large, both die in similar conditions and are both rapidly buried in the same material, which is more likely to be preserved as a fossil?

Question 9 9. How are permeability and porosity different?

Question 10 10. Which of the following conditions could potentially lead to mass wasting?

Question 11 11. Which of the following terms is used to describe large circular ocean currents that are driven mostly by the wind?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding tides?

Question 14 14. What is thought to be the one main thing necessary for extraterrestrial life?

Question 15 15. What happens to the star material that does not get condensed into the core?

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