Past Exam for GEOS 1004 - Physical Geology with Eriksson at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Exam
Class:GEOS 1004 - Physical Geology
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2006
  • Oceanic Trench
  • Hard Stabilization
  • Valley and Ridge Province
  • Appalachians
  • Crustal Rebound
  • Blue Ridge Province
  • Clastic Rocks
  • Disconformity
  • Gondwanaland
  • Dissolution
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PHYSICAL· GEOLOGy .... FINAL EXAM, DECEMBER 9,2005 FORMA Answer all questions ori the OPSCAN sheet provided. SECTION A CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER 1. What is the name of the mountain chain that runs along the western margin of South America 1. Appalachians ~ Cordillerra 3 Andes .. Alps 5. Himalayas 2. Volcanic island arcs are associated with 1. Strike-slip plate boundaries '-- ~ . Divergent plate boundaries . 3 Ocean-ocean convergent plate boundaries · Continent-continent convergent plate boundaries. 3. W~Ch tpree elements do all feldspars contain? 1. Sl, 0, AI· . · K, Si, 0 3. Na, K, Al 4. Ca, AI, Si 5. Ca, Si, 0 4. Which of the following mountain belts .did not form as a result of collision between two continents: ~ Appalachians 2 Alldes . . Himalayas 5. According to the theory of plate tectonics, earthquakes occur ~ in the middle of plates. 2 at most plate boundaries. · only at boundaries where plates move toward each other. 4. only at bounda...

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