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SCIN 138 SCIN138 WEEK 4 QUIZ (APUS)

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SCIN138 Week 4 Quiz (APUS)

Exam 4 (timed & single access): Visualizing, Chapters 7 and 8 (Due Week 4)

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Question 1 of 25

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The internal and external forces on the Earth that help sculpt the landscape we see is known as the _______.

A.water cycle

B.life cycle

C.tectonic cycle

D.rock cycle

Question 2 of 25

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The figure below shows an example of _______.

A.sheet jointing

B.oxidation

C.dissolution

D.frost wedging

Question 3 of 25

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_______ is the extremely slow downslope granular flow of regolith.

A.solification

B.slump

C.slides

D.creep

Question 4 of 25

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A permanent body of ice, consisting largely of recrystallized snow, showing evidence of movement under the pull of gravity is known as _______.

A.glacier

B.mass wasting

C.creep

D.debris avalanche

Question 5 of 25

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The small spaces between mineral grains are called _______.

A.pores

B.flow

C.slump

D.regolith

Question 6 of 25

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The uppermost soil horizon that contains a high amount of organic matter is known as the _____ horizon.

A.A

B.E

C.B

D.O

Question 7 of 25

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Sediment that is moved along the bottom of a stream is known as _______.

A.suspended load

B.dissolved load

C.bed load

D.clay

E.sand

Question 8 of 25

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The _______ layer is the deepest layer of soil that consists of parent rock material in various stages of weathering.

A.C

B.O

C.E

D.A

Question 9 of 25

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A sediment that is made of relatively coarse mineral grains is known as _______.

A.clay

B.soil

C.sand

D.kaolin

Question 10 of 25

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The figure below illustrates a good example of repeated rockfalls.

True

False

Question 11 of 25

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A _______ involves a rotational movement of rock or regolith.

A.fall

B.creep

C.flow

D.slump

Question 12 of 25

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A type of chemical weathering in which minerals react with dissolved oxygen in water is known as _______.

A.frost wedging

B.oxidation

C.root wedging

D.acid rain

Question 13 of 25

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Flowing regolith that is not saturated with water is known as a _______ flow.

A.granular

B.slurry

C.slump

D.gradient

Question 14 of 25

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When all the grains in a rock are roughly the same size, the rock is said to be _______.

A.well rounded

B.well sorted

C.spherical

D.angular

Question 15 of 25

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Most banded iron formations are approximately 1.8-2.5 million years old.

True

False

Question 16 of 25

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What is the sedimentary structure shown in the figure below?

A.banded iron formation

B.ripple marks

C.cross beds

D.footprints

Question 17 of 25

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Sediment that is carried and deposited by the wind is known as _______ sediment.

A.estuarian

B.reefal

C.eolian

D.turbidity

Question 18 of 25

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A sedimentary rock formed by the evaporation of lake or seawater is known as a(n) _______.

A.turbidite

B.evaporite

C.shale

D.sandstone

Question 19 of 25

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When gravel becomes lithified, _______ is formed.

A.conglomerate

B.shale

C.sandstone

D.siltstone

Question 20 of 25

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A semi-enclosed body of coastal water where fresh water mixes with marine water is known as a delta.

True
False


Question 21 of 25

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The figure below shows a good example of which type of sedimentary structure?

A.ripple marks

B.mud cracks

C.footprints

D.cross beds

Question 22 of 25

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A _______ is a wave-resistant structure that is built from marine invertebrates.

A.turbidite

B.pyroclast

C.banded iron formation

D.reef

Question 23 of 25

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Which of the following describes a fine grained fissile rock consisting primarily of clay particles?

A.sandstone

B.siltstone

C.shale

D.peat

Question 24 of 25

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Atmospheric water that reacts with anthropogenic sulfur and nitrogen forms

acid rain .

Question 25 of 25

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Accretionary wedges composed of sediment scraped off the oceanic crust are typical of what type of tectonic setting?

A.divergent margin-rift valley

B.convergent margin-subduction zone

C.convergent margin-continental collision

D.passive continental margin

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