How Much Do You Know About Geology Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If the running water has sand in it, what increases its erosive ability?
    • A. 

      Hydrolic Action

    • B. 

      Water Abrasion

    • C. 

      Bed Load

  • 2. 
    What are small pieces of rocks or minerals?
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Visible Sediment

    • C. 

      Detrital

  • 3. 
    What type of pattern has multiple channels, and develops when sediment supply is higher but rainfall is low?
    • A. 

      Braided Stream

    • B. 

      Dendritic

    • C. 

      Trellis

  • 4. 
    Permeable underground rock layer saturated with slowly moving ground water:
    • A. 

      Recharge

    • B. 

      Aquifer

    • C. 

      Core of Depression

  • 5. 
    Places where a plume of magma rises to the surface, often for millions of years:
    • A. 

      Volcanos

    • B. 

      Hot spot

    • C. 

      Pahoehoe

  • 6. 
    True or False: There are three main types of sediment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Places where minerals are deposited:
    • A. 

      Continents

    • B. 

      Coast Lines

    • C. 

      Marine

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is formed by the transportation, disposition, and lithification of sediments derived by the weathering of other rocks?
    • A. 

      Sedimentary Rocks

    • B. 

      Metaphorphic Rocks

    • C. 

      Igneous Rocks

  • 9. 
    Coquina and limestone are examples of ___ reservoir rocks.
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Poor

  • 10. 
    The amount of empty space between grains in a rock is:
    • A. 

      Permeability

    • B. 

      Porosity

    • C. 

      Discharge

  • 11. 
    What type of volcano forms in a rift zone?
  • 12. 
    What is caused by first moving water and is the washing away and transport of sediment?
  • 13. 
    What has high enegry but not high velocity
  • 14. 
    Where do you have dissolved limestone as a surface?
  • 15. 
    The ground area that contributes water to a stream after a rain:
  • 16. 
    Regional arrangement of stream channels:
  • 17. 
    Hawaiian volcanoes are examples of what?
  • 18. 
    What kind of material creates rocks called tuff?
  • 19. 
    What is the addition of oxygen to metallic elements in rocks?
  • 20. 
    What is a crescent shaped lake?
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