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School: Brigham Young University
Department: OTHER
Course: Physical Science
Professor: Patricia Ackroyd
Term: Fall 2018
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Name: Physical Science 100 study guide
Description: This is a study guide in order to help you on exam 4!
Uploaded: 12/11/2018
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background image Physical Science 100 Study Guide What is the difference between mechanical and compositional layers of the 
Earth?
A. mechanical is the physical properties, compositional is components that 
make up the layers of the Earth. B. mechanical is components that make up the layers of the Earth,  compositional are the physical properties. C. they are both the same
D. none of the above
How do we know the makeup of Earth?
a. Seismic Waves, the sky, the ground water
b. seismic waves and meteorites
c. meteorites and ground water
d. seismic waves and digging
Which wave creates a bigger shadow zone?
a. s-waves
b. p-waves
How do tectonic plates move?
a. they move due to kinetic energy
b. they don't move
c. they float on top of hot plastic rock
d. they float in the asthenosphere where they move about randomly
What is one evidence that DOES NOT prove that the tectonic plates move?
a. puzzle shapes of the continents
b. glaciers
c. magnetite
d. fossils
e. radiation
What created hawaii’s many islands?
a. hot spots
b. ocean-ocean converging plates
c. ocean-ocean diverging plates
d. all of the above
e. none of the above
background image What is relative dating?
a. determining the relative ages of events in Earths history
b. determining the actual age of rocks or events
c. a way to know whether or not rocks lived throughout the time when the Earth 
was first created d. determining at what time the sediments that make up the rock were formed What is NOT a principle of relative dating?
a. original horizontality
b. superposition
c. crosscuts
d. inclusions
e. faunal successions
f.
glaciers What is absolute dating?
a. determining the relative ages of events in Earth’s history
b. determining the actual age of rocks or events
c. a way to know whether or not rocks lived throughout the time when the Earth 
was first created d. determining at what time the sediments that make up the rock were formed How do you form an Igneous rock?
a. melt it
b. put it under heat and pressure, not melt it
c. break apart other rocks and stick them all together
How do you form a Sedimentary rock?
a. melt it
b. put it under heat and pressure, not melt it
c. break apart other rocks and stick them all together
How do you form a Metamorphic rock?
a. melt it 
b. put it under heat and pressure, not melt it
c. break apart other rocks and stick them all together
What’s the suns role in the hydrological cycle?
a. energy from the sun is transferred uniformly to the Earth’s atmosphere by 
convection. As the air heats up, it evaporates the water in the oceans.

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School: Brigham Young University
Department: OTHER
Course: Physical Science
Professor: Patricia Ackroyd
Term: Fall 2018
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Name: Physical Science 100 study guide
Description: This is a study guide in order to help you on exam 4!
Uploaded: 12/11/2018
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