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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. which of the following is not typically used to classify detrital sedimentary rocks
  2. Lithification of sedimentary rocks typically requires _____ and _____
  3. the radioactive isotopes uranium 238, uranium 235, and thorium-232 eventually decay to different, stable, daughter isotopes of _____
  4. which one of the following statements concerning mechanical weathering is not true
  5. ( T/F) granite pebbles in sandstone and conglomerate resting on the granite suggest the the granite intruded the sedimentary beds
  1. a False
  2. b Cleavage
  3. c compaction and cementation
  4. d Lead
  5. e involves a major change in the mineral composition of the weathered material

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. slate
  2. Differential stress
  3. Quartz
  4. law of superposition
  5. Schistosity

5 True/False questions

  1. sandstonesand


  2. which of the following is not a typical component of soilsOersoils


  3. a fossil with a wide geographic distribution that also is limited to a short span of geologic time is know as _____an index fossil


  4. which of the following is not a chemical sedimentary rockOersoils


  5. (T/F) at high pressures and elevated temperatures of regional metamorphism, silicate rocks are more resistant to flow age and deformation than at low temperature and pressuresat great depths in the crust where two continents are colliding


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