PHSC 210 Quiz 2 – Question and Answers


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PHSC 210 Quiz 2 – Question with Answers

  1. The San Andreas Fault system is an example of a(n):
  2. Which rock does not contain interlocking crystals
  3. Which one of the following rocks is most difficult to explain from a conventional perspective?
  4. This type of coal burns the hottest and typically has the fewest amount of impurities:
  5. Which type of igneous rock would contain the most silica?
  6. Which texture would most probably be found in a volcanic rock?
  7. A rock that has a phaneritic texture and is composed of hornblende and Ca-rich plagioclase would be a
  8. Which type of igneous rock would have the most Ca, Fe and Mg?
  9. When Pangaea split, it divided into two major sections. What is the name of the southern section?
  10. Gemstones such as garnets and many important metal ore minerals are most often found in
  11. Sandstone is a
  12. The Earth’s magnetic field is best described as _________________.
  13. Two plates sliding past one another are an example of a ___________________ boundary.
  14. Noah’s flood lasted approximately how long?
  15. This sedimentary structure forms in a similar way to the hydraulic fracking method used in the petroleum industry:
  16. The Greek word “metamorphoo” is used in this Bible passage:
  17. Supercritical water might help explain the formation of extensive ________ deposits
  18. What are the two sources of water called in the Genesis account of Noah’s Flood
  19. The surface rocks of the continents are mostly characterized by marine sedimentary rocks.
  20. Biotite is the last mineral to crystallize in the discontinuous series.
  21. Most fossils are found in sedimentary rocks.
  22. Sandstones are composed of grains between 2 mm and 4 mm in size.
  23. Magma coming into contact with shale may cause the shale to become a contact metamorphic rock.
  24. Pegmatitic textures have smaller crystals than aphanitic textures.