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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the most abuduntant materials in beach sand is quartz which propety of quartz could account for its abundant
    • A. 

      Hardness

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Luster

  • 2. 
    Rocks can be classified as sedimentry, igenous or metrarmorhic based primarly upon differences in thier
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Denisty

    • C. 

      Origin

    • D. 

      Age

  • 3. 
    Which rock most likely nonsedmientry rock
    • A. 

      A rock showing mud cracks

    • B. 

      A rock containng dinoars bones

    • C. 

      A rock consiting of layers of rounded sand grains

    • D. 

      A rock composed of distorted light colored and dark colored minerals bands

  • 4. 
    The size of a minerals crystals found in an ingenous rock is directly related to the
    • A. 

      Denity of the minerals

    • B. 

      Color of the mineral

    • C. 

      Cooling time of the molten rock

    • D. 

      Amounts of segments mounted together

  • 5. 
    The granite was mostly likely formed by the processes of
    • A. 

      Erosion and deposition

    • B. 

      Compaction and cementation

    • C. 

      Heating and metamorphis

    • D. 

      Melting and solfication

  • 6. 
    How do the metamorphic rocks schist and quartaite differ
    • A. 

      Quarzite contains the mineral quartz and schist does not

    • B. 

      Quarzite forms from regional metamorphism and schist does not

    • C. 

      Schist is orignacally formed and quartzite is not

    • D. 

      Schist is foilated and qurtzite is not

  • 7. 
    Which natural resource is a source of fuel and plastic
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Petroleum

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Uranium

  • 8. 
    Where are the eartyhs sedimentry rocks genarlly found
    • A. 

      In regions of recent volcanic activities

    • B. 

      Deep within the earths crust

    • C. 

      Along the mid oceans ridges

    • D. 

      As a thin layer covering much of the contients

  • 9. 
    Beaneth the oceans the earths crust is composed primarly of
    • A. 

      Basalt

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Gnies

    • D. 

      Granite

  • 10. 
    Which two minerals will probaly be most abdunant in the igneous intrusive
    • A. 

      Quartz and calcite

    • B. 

      Halite and gypsum

    • C. 

      Potasium feldspar and biotite

    • D. 

      Plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene

  • 11. 
    What is a siesmology
    • A. 

      Point of the origin in the crust

    • B. 

      Study of earthquakes

    • C. 

      Primary faster wave

    • D. 

      Secondary wave

  • 12. 
    Focus
    • A. 

      Place where a eathqake hits

    • B. 

      Where a primary wave

    • C. 

      Where a secondary wave

    • D. 

      Point of the origin in the crust