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Geology Quiz Chapter 6-2

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Geology Quiz chapter 6-2
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1.  Which characteristic is absolutely necessary for a sedimentary rock to have potential as a possible reservoir rock for oil or gas?
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2.    Coal beds originate in _______.
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3.  Which of the following sedimentary features can each be used to determine paleocurrent directions?
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4.  Oolitic limestone is most likely to form in what type of depositional environment?
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5.  ____is the most common type of chemical sedimentary rock
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6.  Which of the following sedimentary rocks would you expect to have originally been deposited by fast-moving streams?
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7.  Which of the following is not a type of limestone?
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8.  Which of the following sedimentary features would typically be found in shales but not in sandstones?
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9.  Sedimentary rocks account for about what percentage of the Earth's outermost 10 kilometers of rock (first percentage). Also, what percentage of the Earth's continental area is covered by sedimentary rocks (second percentage)?
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10.  Flint, chert, and jasper are microcrystalline forms of ________.
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11.  Detrital sedimentary rocks are classified named based on the
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12.    _________ is not a common cementing agent for sandstones.
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13.  What is probably the single most important, original, depositional feature in sedimentary rocks?
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14.  Which of the following describes the correct order for relative solubility of minerals in sedimentary rocks?
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15.  ____cement produces bright-red and yellow colors in some sandsone
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16.  Gravwacke is___
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17.  What is the main difference between a conglomerate and a sedimentary breccia?
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18.  Compaction is a very important part of the lithification process for which of the following sediments?  
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19.  ___________, a common mineral found in igneous rocks, is the most abundant mineral in detrital sedimentary rocks.
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20.  ____sandsone contains abundant feldspar suggesting that the sand was derived by wathering and erosion of granitic bedrock
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21.  Which of the following best describes bedded gypsm and halite?
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22.  Which of the following applies to the basic constituents of halite, gypsum, and sylvite?
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