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Geology 101: Physical Geology Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Most of the Earth's _____ is (are) stored underground.

Question 2 2. WHAT is most likely to occur when the water table near the coast drops because of over-pumping of groundwater?

Question 3 3. What feature is likely to form in an area subject to a big fluctuation in water flow?

Question 4 4. Youth, maturity, and old age are geological descriptors to describe the development process of a _____.

Question 5 5. How would one BEST be able to identify a rock formation with a chevron fold?

Question 6 6. How would one BEST be able to identify a rock formation with a dome folding pattern?

Question 7 7. WHICH item accurately describes a feature of rock salt?

Question 8 8. Smaller pieces of rock or detritus would combine to form a(n) _____.

Question 9 9. Which descriptive word applies to an igneous rock that is high in feldspar and quartz?

Question 10 10. Where are dark-colored, fine-grained mafic minerals commonly found?

Question 11 11. Which of these statements best describes neometamorphism?

Question 12 12. Differential stress causing minerals to align parallel to each other would likely cause WHAT to happen to a metamorphic rock?

Question 13 13. What does terracing, a method of erosion control, involve?

Question 14 14. Along with terracing, _____ and _____ are effective methods of soil erosion prevention.

Question 15 15. Why does a desert form in a rain shadow zone?

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