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Test One: Introduction, Rock Cycle and Plate Tectonics

1. The study of the materials that make up the earth is called:
Astonomy, Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography
2. The rigid outer shell of the planet including the Earth%27s crust and mantle is called:
Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydosphere, Atmosphere
3. The blanket of gases that surround the planet is called the:
Biosphere, Asthenosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere
4. The study of the stars, planets, and galaxies is called:
Geology, Oceanography, Astronomy, Meteorology
5. The water in the Earth%27s oceans, lakes, rivers, and glaciers is called:
Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere
6. The study of the atmosphere is called:
Geology, Oceanography, Astronomy, Meteorology
7. All organisms on Earth as well as the environments in which they live is called:
Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere
8. The most fundamental, simplest component of all matter is:
Cells, Atoms, Molecules, Minerals
9. Which of the following is NOT one of the four main states of matter?
Solid, Liquid, Gas, Crystals
10. Which of the following CANNOT be considered a mineral?
Ice, Salt, Quartz, Liquid mercury
11. Which type of rock are you most likely to find around a volcano?
Metamorphic rock, Igneous rock, Sedimentary rock, Soft rock
12. The removal and movement of surface material from one location to another by wind, water, gravity, or glaciers is called:
Erosion, Deposition, Lithification, Continental drift
13. What type of rock are you most likely to find deposited at the mouth of a river or stream?
Metamorphic rock, Igneous rock, Sedimentary rock, Soft rock
14. What type of rock are you most likely to find 200 feet down a mine shaft?
Metamorphic rock, Igneous rock, Sedimentary rock, Soft rock
15. The process by which sediment is turned into rock is called:
Deposition, Lithification, Vaporization, Stratification
16. German scientist Alfred Wegener proposed the theory that all of the Earth%27s continents once formed a giant land mass. He called this supercontinent:
Gondwanaland, Pangaea, Atlantis, Wonderland
17. Most of the fresh water on the Earth can be found:
In the ocean, Trapped in glaciers, In rivers, In groundwater
18. Which of the following pieces of recently discovered evidence does NOT support the theory of seafloor spreading?
Dating of rocks on the ocean floor, Magnetic evidence in basalt crystals, Modern GPS technology, Fossil evidence
19. Boundaries where tectonic plates are sliding alongside each other are known as:
Transform boundaries, Divergent boundaries, Convergent boundaries, Ring of Fire
20. Boundaries where tectonic plates are spreading apart are known as:
Transform boundaries, Divergent boundaries, Convergent boundaries, Faults
21. english Boundaries where tectonic plates are colliding together are known as:
Transform boundaries, Divergent boundaries, Convergent boundaries, Ridge push
22. What type of geological formation is most likely to occur at continental to continental convergent boundary?
Volcanoes, Mountain ranges, Earthquakes, Sinkholes
23. %22Clastic%22 is another term that describes rocks that have been:
Broken into smaller pieces, Frozen, Melted, Buried
24. Igneous rock that forms on the outside of the Earth%27s crust is called:
Extrusive igneous rock, Intrusive igneous rock, Lava, Magma
25. Igneous rock that is formed below the Earth%27s surface is called:
Extrusive igneous rock, Intrusive igneous rock, Lava, Magma
26. results history Melted rock under the Earth%27s surface is called:
Extrusive igneous rock, Intrusive Igneous rock generate answer keys , Lava, Magma
27. Melted rock on the surface of the Earth is called:
Extrusive igneous rock, Intrusive igneous rock, Lava, Magma
28. The theory that the Earth%27s lithospere is divided into smaller pieces much like a massive jigsaw puzzle is known as:
Continental drift, Plate tectonicsweb page, Evolution, Theory of life
29. The theory that the Earth%27s continents were once a massive supercontinent and continue to slowly move to this day is known as:
Continental drift, Plate tectonics, Evolution, Theory of life