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Final Exam for Science 2011 Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cinder Cone
  2. Joint/fracture
  3. Intensity
  4. James Hutton
  5. Recycling
  1. a Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
  2. b Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.
  3. c the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.
  4. d Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.
  5. e The amount of damage caused by an earthquake.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Measure of energy released during an earthquake.
  2. Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
  3. Age in years of a rock or other objects that can be determined by using properties of the atoms that make up materials.
  4. Vibrations producedwjen rocks break along a fault
  5. A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Cross-cutting relationshipPrinciple that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.


  2. CompositeVolcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; fond mostly where earths plates come together and one plate sinks below the other.


  3. UniformitarianismPrinciple that states that processes that are occurring on the earth today have happened also in the past at or about the same rate.


  4. SillIgneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.


  5. Carbon FilmThin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.


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