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Erosion and Weathering- 2nd Marking Period Quarterly Exam Re

7th grade - 2nd Marking Period Review

Complete review questions and that will be counted as your test. You can email answers or give them to me by Monday. Also, omit question #25,24,23
Any questions let me know.

1. Mechanical weathering can be caused by:

Animals, carbon dioxide, tannin or oxygen

2. One of the factors not involved in soil formation is :

Force, time, climate or topography?

3. Which of the following is not an agent of erosion?

Ice, water, gravity, or sunlight

4. Mass movement is caused by:

Moving glaciers, gravity, wind, or water

5. Plates move apart at _____boundaries.

Convergent, stable, divergent, or transform

6. _______currents inside the Earth might drive plate motion.

Vertical, convection, horizontal, or none of the above

7. Active volcanoes are most likely to form at _____.

Transform boundaries, divergent boundaries, the center of continents, or convergent oceanic- continental boundaries

8. _______are formed when 2 continental plates collide.

Volcanoes, strike-slip faults, mountain ranges, or rift valleys

9. The hypothesis that continents have slowly moved to their current locations is called;

Continental drift, continental slope, magnetic reversal, or convection

10. The presence of the same _____ on several continents supports the hypothesis of continental drift.

Fossils, rocks, neither rocks nor fossils, or both rocks and fossils

11. With ___dating, a rock’s exact age can be determined, whereas with _______dating, a rock’s age is compared to the ages of other rocks.

absolute, relative
relative, absolute
true absolute or
relative approximate

12. Determining the order of events and the relative ages of rocks by examining the position of rocks in a sequence called:

Absolute dating, radiometric dating, relative dating, or radiocarbon dating

Choices for matching are:

Remains fossil mold trace hard
Missing layer radioactive decay carbon-14

13. A ___ may tell a geologist when, where, and how an organism lived.
14. Fossils make up to 75, 000years old can be dated with _____.
15. The ____ parts of organisms are most likely to become fossils.
16. An unconformity is a _____of rock.
17. _______ is measured in half-lives.

Multiple Choice

18. Tsunamis are caused by:

Pyroclastic flow, hot spots,
Earthquake motion on the ocean floor, or fissure eruptions

19. The Richter scale is based on measurement of the _______of a seismic wave.

Speed, amplitude, intensity, or frequency

20. Earthquake waves are called______.

Convergent waves, Seismic waves, divergent waves, or wave amplitudes

21. When a volcano erupts, the molten material that flows onto Earth’s surface is called_____

Lava, magma, fissures, or rifts

22. The layer on which the tectonic plates move is the _______.

Crust, lithosphere, core, or asthenosphere

23. Know what transverse, compressional waves look like.

24. Know what diffraction, reflection, and refraction look in a picture.

25. (chart)Sound – wave speed, frequency, wave intensity

26. The temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas is the _____point.

Freezing, boiling, condensation, or melting

27. Light travels fastest in_____.

Empty space, fresh water, solids, or seawater

28. _____has mass and takes up space.

Thought, light, matter, or emotion

29. In general metals are_______.

Poor conductors of heat, brittle, poor conductors of electricity, or good conductors of heat

30. Density depends on_______

Weight, mass, mass and volume, or volume.

31. A certain atom has 26 protons, 26 electrons, and 30 neutrons. Its mass number is:

26, 52, 30 or 56

32. Vegetable soup is an example of a____:

Homogeneous mixture, heterogeneous mixture, compound or a pure substance

33. ______is a physical property.

Oxidation, density, flammability, or combustibility

34. How many atoms of Calcium are in a unit of calcium phosphate whose formula is Ca3(PO4)2?

One, two, three, or four