SCIN 138 SCIN138 Week 4 Quiz (APUS)

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)  

Part 1 of 1 -

100.0/ 100.0 Points

 

Question 1 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

The figure below shows an example of _______. 

 

 A.sheet jointing

 B.oxidation

 C.dissolution

 D.frost wedging

 

Question 3 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

_______ is the extremely slow downslope granular flow of regolith.

 

 A.solification

 B.slump

 C.slides

 D.creep

 

Question 4 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

The small spaces between mineral grains are called _______.

 

 A.pores

 B.flow

 C.slump

 D.regolith

 

Question 6 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

The figure below illustrates a good example of repeated rockfalls. 

 

 True

 False

 

 

 

 

Question 11 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

A _______ involves a rotational movement of rock or regolith.

 

 A.fall

 B.creep

 C.flow

 D.slump

 

 

 

 

Question 12 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

 

 True

 False

 

 

 

 

Question 16 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

When gravel becomes lithified, _______ is formed.

 

 A.conglomerate

 B.shale

 C.sandstone

 D.siltstone

 

 

 

 

Question 20 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

 

  1. True
  2. False

 

 

 

 

Question 21 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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

4.0/ 4.0 Points

 

Atmospheric water that reacts with anthropogenic sulfur and nitrogen forms

acid rain .

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 25 of 25

4.0/ 4.0 Points

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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