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UWEC - COMM 201 - Intro to Geology of National Parks- Final Test Study

School: University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Department: Communications
Course: Geol Natl Parks
Professor: `Lori Snyder
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Geology, Introtogeology, National, and parks
Name: Intro to Geology of National Parks- Final Test Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers our third and final unit of the geology of our national parks. The final study guide contains thirty multiple choice questions (as our previous tests have been) with an answer key at the bottom.
Uploaded: 12/09/2016
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background image 1. Which of these is not a step in the formation of a natural arch? A) The rocks are jointed.
B) The rocks are oxidized and turn red.
C) Differential erosion.
D) The collapse of overlying rocks. 
2. Which type of rocks are mountains on the Colorado Plateau made of? A) Sedimentary
B) Metamorphic 
C) Igneous
D) Bimodal
3. What are the magmas released on the Colorado Plateau rich in? A) Uranium
B) Neptunium 
C) Manganese 
D) Plutonium 
4. Which Native American group referred to the Badlands as “Mako Sica”? A) Navajo 
B) Apache
C) Anasazi 
D) Sioux 
5. The most common fossils found are ____, which are found in ____  environments.
A) Mammals; igneous
B) Dinosaurs; sedimentary
C) Marine shells; sedimentary
D) Birds; igneous
6. Which mountain range had large braided rivers which preserved  terrestrial animals and contains the Black Hills?
A) The Rocky Mountains
B) Basin and Range
C) Guadalupe
D) Sierra Nevada
7. Why are fossils so easy to find in the Black Hills today? A) Most of the soil has been dug up by people.
background image B) Wind erodes the young, unconsolidated rocks easily.
C) Frequent floods erode the soil.
D) Ice forms during the winters and melts, eroding the soil.
8. When coral polyps combine carbon dioxide and calcium, they form…. A) Sandstone
B) Shale
C) Gypsum
D) Limestone
9. The Permian Reef Complex does not supply us with…. A) Uranium
B) Potash
C) Oil
D) Limestone
10. Which of these is a threat to coral reefs? A) Coral diseases
B) Pollution
C) Overcollection of parts of the reef.
D) All of the above.
11. What happens because of the dissolution of carbonate rocks at or near the groundwater table?
A) Karst Topography
B) Basins 
C) Domes
D) Caves
12. In which type of stress is a rock pushed in all directions? A) Compressive Stress
B) Shear Stress
C) Tensional Stress
D) Confining Stress 
13. Rocks in the middle of ____ are older than rocks on the outside. A) Domes and synclines
B) Basins and synclines
C) Domes and anticlines
D) Basins and synclines

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School: University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Department: Communications
Course: Geol Natl Parks
Professor: `Lori Snyder
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Geology, Introtogeology, National, and parks
Name: Intro to Geology of National Parks- Final Test Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers our third and final unit of the geology of our national parks. The final study guide contains thirty multiple choice questions (as our previous tests have been) with an answer key at the bottom.
Uploaded: 12/09/2016
6 Pages 32 Views 25 Unlocks
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