Geology Final

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Geology Final
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Geology Clint Barnieau Columbus State University
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  1. Which of the following would be examples of stress?
    a)compression, tension, and shear
  2. The fault in the block diagram to the left
    is a reverse fault
  3. Which of the following are true of P-waves
    a)they travel through the interior of the Earth c)they are the fastest wave
  4. The largest earthquakes
    a)are typically associated with convergent plate boundaries
  5. Which of the following are true of Love waves
    c)they travel along the Earth’s surface, but not through its interio
  6. Which of the following are true of S-waves
    a)they travel through the interior of the Earth
  7. When a fault slips, the released seismic energy travels…
    b)from the focus to the epicenter
  8. Large earthquakes…
    b)form when faults undergo stick-slip motion
  9. Deep focus earthquakes...
    are common at convergent plate boundaries
  10. Deep focus earthquakes....
    are common at convergent plate boundaries
  11. Which of the following are associated with transform plate boundaries?

    a)oceanic crust is created b)Hawaii c)San Andreas fault d)both a and c are correct e)both b and c are correct
    San Andreas fault
  12. Which of the following are associated with continent-continent collisions

    a)volcanic arc on the overriding plate b)ocean trench on the subducting plate c)uplift of huge mountain ranges d)both a and c e)choices a, b, and c are all correc
    uplift of huge mountain range
  13. At hot spots…

    a)mantle plumes result in the formation of volcanoesb)diverging lithospheric plates result in the formation of volcanoes c)subducting lithosphere causes melting in concentrated “hot spot” zones and the formation of volcanoes d)a chain of extinct volcanoes will make a line from the active volcano in the direction the plate is moving e)both a and d are correct
    e)both a and d are correct
  14. Which of the following statements about plate tectonics are correct?

    a)the Earth’s surface consists of large, slowly moving ‘plates’ of lithosphere b)most volcanoes and earthquakes on the Earth occur at boundaries between ‘plates’ c)lithospheric ‘plates’ form above mantle plumes at oceanic hot spots d)both a and b are correct e)choices a, b, and c are all correct
    d)both a and b are correct
  15. At subduction zones… a)continental crust is subducted and recycled into the mantle b)magma rises into the overriding plate c)melting of the subducting plate creates a volcanic arc d)a volcanic arc forms on the subducting plate e)both b and c are correc
    b)magma rises into the overriding plate
  16. At oceanic-oceanic convergent plate boundaries… a)the older plate is subducted b)the hotter plate is subducted c)the denser plate is subducted d)both a and c are correct e)choices a, b,and c are correct
    d)both a and c are correct
  17. Which of the following are examples of convergent plate boundaries? a)the Himalayan Mountains b)Hawaii c)San Andreas fault d)both a and b e)none of these
    a)the Himalayan Mountain
  18. Which of the following are associated with divergent plate boundaries? a)the Red Sea b)the Andes Mountains c)formation of oceanic crust d)both a and c e)both b and c
    d)both a and c
  19. Mid-ocean ridges… a)are found at divergent plate boundaries b)are found at convergent plate boundaries c)are found at oceanic hot spots d)both a and c e)none of these are correc
    a)are found at divergent plate boundaries
  20. Continental rifts are…
    a)young divergent plate boundaries b)areas where continental crust is being subducted c)very old and mature divergent plate boundaries d)both a and b are correct e)none of these are correc
    a)young divergent plate boundaries
  21. How do tropical and extratropical cyclones differ? a)tropical cyclones can only form over water b)tropical cyclones form at frontal boundaries c)extratropical cyclones rotate clockwise in the U.S., but tropical cyclones rotate counterclockwise d)both a and c are correct e)choices a, b, and c are all correct
    a)tropical cyclones can only form over water
  22. Tropical cyclones… a)form only over warm tropical oceans b)grow stronger through the latent heat released during condensation c)grow stronger when they encounter the jet stream d)both a and b e)both a and c
    d)both a and b
  23. A low pressure system in the tropical Atlantic Ocean, with wind speeds of 70 mile per hour and counterclockwise rotation would be called a… a)mid-latitude cyclone b)tropical depression c)tropical storm d)hurricane e)typhoon
    c)tropical storm

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