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What provides evidence of deposition from a stream?
a) Unsorted sediment at the base of a cliff b) Unsorted sediment, striations, U shaped valley c) Sorted rounded sediments, V shaped valley d) Angular sediment within a streambed
What provides evidence of glacial deposition?
a) Sorted sediments, V shaped valley b) Layered rounded sediment c) Unsorted sediment, striations, U shaped valley d) Unsorted sediment at the base of a cliff
What order will the following sediments be deposited?
a) Sand, silt, clay, pebbles b) Pebbles, clay, sand, silt c) Pebbles, sand, silt, clay d) Boulders, sand, cobbles, silt
What is the relationship between stream velocity and erosion?
a) Direct b) Indirect c) Cyclical d) No change
What is the relationship between stream velocity and deposition?
a) Indirect b) Direct c) No change d) Cyclical
In a meandering stream, where does erosion occur?
a) Outside of the curve b) Inside of the curve c) In the center d) On the bottom
In a meandering stream, where does deposition occur?
a) On in outside of the curve b) On the inside of the curve c) At the bottom d) In the middle
What causes the velocity of a stream to increase?
a) Decrease in slope b) Increase in discharge c) Decrease of pebbles d) Increase in tributaries
How are rocks classified?
a) Composition b) Density c) Origin d) Texture
What rock will most likely contain a fossil?
a) Rhyolite b) Granite c) Obsidian d) Limestone
What rock is composed of cemented plant remains?
a) Coal b) Limestone c) Granite d) Rock gypsum
What rock does a sediment 0.1 cm in diameter make?
a) Shale b) Siltstone c) Sandstone d) Limestone
What is the composition of rock salt?
a) Halite b) Calcite c) Gypsum d) Coal
What does the texture bioclastic mean?
a) Made from pieces of other rock b) Made from pieces of other sediment c) Made from pieces of once living things d) Made from biology
What is the major difference between a conglomerate and breccia?
a) Size of sediment b) Composition of sediment c) Shape of sediment d) Density of sediment
How are most sedimentary rocks formed?
a) Burial and metamorphism b) Compaction and cementation c) Melting and solidification d) Recrystallization
How are the characteristics of a mineral classified?
a) By their internal arrangement of atoms b) By their shape c) By their size d) By their composition
What is the most effective tool in determining a mineral's name?
a) Streak b) Cleavage c) Color d) Hardness
Why is color not a good indicator for a mineral?
a) Many minerals can be the same color b) Most minerals are only one color c) No minerals share the same color d) Minerals do not have a color
What is the definition of cleavage?
a) Breaks along uneven planes b) Breaks along even planes c) Does not break d) Breaks into jagged fragments
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