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5 Matching questions

  1. _____ a common mineral found in igneous rocks, is the most abundant mineral in detrital sedimentary rocks
  2. which of the following geologic observations would not bear directly working out the geologic history of events in an area
  3. the start or end of most of the named periods of the geologic time scale ( triassic) is identified by major geologic events ( advances of glaciers) and/or by ____ events
  4. which of the following statements concerning slate is not true
  5. which one of the following is an important, mechanical weathering process for enlarging fractures and extending them deeper into large boulders and bedrock.
  1. a has abundant coarse-grained mica
  2. b Quartz
  3. c abundance of quartz and feldspar in granite
  4. d major biological extinction
  5. e frost wedging (CHECK)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. slate
  2. Chemical
  3. clay
  4. two
  5. False

5 True/False questions

  1. a fossil with a wide geographic distribution that also is limited to a short span of geologic time is know as _____Differential stress


  2. In which setting would regional metamorphism be most likelyat great depths in the crust where two continents are colliding


  3. (T/F) Peat is though to be the original material from which coals are formedtrue


  4. (T/F) very fined-grained, iron oxide particles account for nearly all read, yellow and brown soil colorsfalse


  5. which of the following is not typically used to classify detrital sedimentary rockssandstone