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Question 1 1. Hematite has the appearance of a cluster of grapes. Which type of habit does this represent?
Question 2 2. You see a crescent-shaped dune, with tips that point in the upwind direction anchored by vegetation. It also has a steep downwind slip face. How would this type of sand dune be classified?
Question 3 3. What kind of dating can we establish with the principle of fossil succession?
Question 4 4. Diamonds are ranked at _____ on the Mohs scale of hardness, which means they are _____.
Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a non-silicate mineral?
Question 6 6. Iron pyrite is sometimes referred to as fool's gold. It has a cubic shape. What type of crystal habit is this?
Question 7 7. What is the downwind side of a sand dune considered to be?
Question 8 8. Where is the San Andreas Fault?
Question 9 9. The layers of the Earth (including the inner core and outer core) were determined by looking at:
Question 10 10. You are visiting a beach at low tide when the water level has receded. A companion points out a somewhat flat area very near a large rock cliff. What has been created by erosion in this coastal area?
Question 11 11. How are fold mountains formed?
Question 12 12. What is an earthquake?
Question 13 13. Where was North America located when it was part of Laurasia?
Question 14 14. The best conditions for preservation of soft tissues are _____ temperatures and _____ air.
Question 15 15. An imprint that is filled in is called a ______.
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