Prentice Hall Earth Science: Online Textbook Help Final Exam

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Question 1 1. If you watch the Weather Channel or view weather information online, you will often see either high or low pressure moving across the central United States. This part of the country is exposed to weather coming out of the north or from the south, depending on prevailing conditions. What type of weather pattern would you expect to see from competing fronts?

Question 2 2. Which term describes the deformation of the earth's crust due to the movement of plates?

Question 3 3. The theory about the formation of the Moon that most scientists currently believe is _____ theory.

Question 4 4. What is the cause of earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains on Earth?

Question 5 5. During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?

Question 6 6. Metallic minerals that can be hammered into different shapes are _____.

Question 7 7. Before a thunderstorm can develop, what needs to happen in the atmosphere?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 9 9. What can occur at the site of an area that is experiencing soil erosion?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 11 11. An AU, is an astronomical unit:

Question 12 12. Which of the following terms is used to describe the time required for a quantity to fall to half of its starting value?

Question 13 13. The mechanical weathering of rocks that leaves behind an accumulation of angular, coarse-grained fragments is known as:

Question 14 14. What happens when fusion stops in a star's core?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is TRUE concerning backwash?

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