OAE - Integrated Science: Rocks, Minerals & Topography Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How might the changing continental positions affect glaciation?

Question 2 2. Which of these terms best describes a break rocks where layers can slide past each other?

Question 3 3.

Choose the answer that best completes the statement:

Minerals must be naturally formed, have a crystalline structure, have a unique chemical composition and _____.

Question 4 4. After an earthquake, P waves, or compression waves

Question 5 5. Which of the following terms is used to describe the mixture of unsorted sediment deposits carried by a glacier?

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Question 6 6. When waves break down a sea cliff, pick up and carry the debris, and dump on the shore forming a beach, what processes are happening, and in what order are they happening?

Question 7 7. Diamonds are ranked at _____ on the Mohs scale of hardness, which means they are _____.

Question 8 8. Color is not always useful for identifying minerals because _____.

Question 9 9. After an earthquake, S waves, or Shear waves

Question 10 10. Erosion and deposition can create all of the following landforms except

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Question 11 11. Humus is the

Question 12 12. Which of the following geothermal power plants use geothermal water to heat a secondary fluid that then spins a turbine?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes the term Relative Dating ?

Question 14 14. Biology influences soil formation because

Question 15 15. Weathering can be caused by

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Question 16 16. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 17 17. What is significant about the shadow zone.

Question 18 18. Identify the statement that is TRUE of geothermal energy.

Question 19 19. If you went for a walk and came across a large boulder that was not the same as the bedrock in the area, what would you call this large rock?

Question 20 20. Which term describes shifts in the tilt of the Earth's axis that influence the intensity of the seasons?

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Question 21 21. What do scientists think causes some volcanoes to be explosive?

Question 22 22. Which of the following can use the stable temperature of the earth to heat and cool buildings?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT one of the six main soil horizons?

Question 24 24. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true about fossil fuels?

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Question 26 26. How do scientists gather data about the interior layers of the earth?

Question 27 27. Mineral hardness is a measure of _____.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is(are) a form(s) of geologic intrusion(s)?

Question 29 29. Which part of the Earth is the lithosphere?

Question 30 30. Contrast the way natural gas and oil are formed to the way coal is formed.

OAE - Integrated Science: Rocks, Minerals & Topography Chapter Exam Instructions

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