Earth science Lab Quiz

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Question 1

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formula for measuring depth of ocean floor:
Answer
  • 2D=T*V
  • Q = VA
  • neither

Question 2

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Equation for stream flow?
Answer
  • 2D=T*V
  • Q = VA
  • neither

Question 3

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The D in (2D=T*V) stands for:
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  • Diversity of wave
  • Direction of signal
  • Depth of ocean floor

Question 4

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The T in (2D=T*V) stands for:
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  • Travel signal
  • Time for signal to travel
  • turbulence

Question 5

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The V in (2D=T*V) stands for:
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  • Velocity or speed of sound for it to travel through ocean
  • variations
  • vehicle

Question 6

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What is an accretionary wedge?
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  • Built up of sediments along active continental margins
  • Built up sediments on coastal margins
  • both
  • neither

Question 7

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Why should a swimmer caught in a rip current swim parallel with the shore?
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  • to float with it
  • to get away from current
  • neither

Question 8

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A broadened barrier beach, habitable in places, that provides a measure of protection for the mainland, as during hurricanes and tidal waves:
Answer
  • Barrier Island
  • accretionary wedge
  • neither

Question 9

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Why is the moon a stronger force of tidal fluctuations than the sun?
Answer
  • Moon is bigger than sun
  • Moon is brighter than sun
  • Moon is closer than the sun
  • none of these

Question 10

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An _________ ________ ________ occurs along the edges of continents where plate tectonic motion is typically manifested as a convergent boundary
Answer
  • Active Continental Margin
  • Deep Ocean Trench
  • neither

Question 11

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A ______________ ________________ ____________ is a narrow valley that runs parallel to the volcanic activity produced by subduction as the ocean lithosphere converges with continental lithosphere:
Answer
  • Active Continental Margin
  • Deep Ocean Trench
  • neither

Question 12

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Which of these is a smaller scale map? Map A scale of: 1:24,000 Map B scale of : 1:500,000
Answer
  • Map A
  • Map B
  • Equal size

Question 13

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Lines that measure latitude on the globe are called?
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  • Parallel
  • Meridian
  • Contour
  • Index Contour

Question 14

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A line connecting points of equal elevation? (vertical distance above mean sea level)
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  • Parallel
  • Meridian
  • Contour
  • Index Contour

Question 15

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Lines that measure longitude on the globe are called:
Answer
  • Parallel
  • Meridian
  • Contour
  • Index Contour

Question 16

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Every Fifth contour line is darker and heavier. It has a value on the line at regular intervals. this is called an? :
Answer
  • Parallel
  • Meridian
  • Contour
  • Index Contour

Question 17

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A valley with steep sides and a flat interior that was formed by glaciers is called a?
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  • U-Shaped
  • S-Shaped
  • V-Shaped

Question 18

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A ridge of glacier material deposited as meltwater flowed beneath a glacier in a sinuous (S-shaped) pattern is called an
Answer
  • Horn
  • Arete
  • Ester
  • Cirque

Question 19

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Q = VA ( Q represents? )
Answer
  • Discharge
  • Quality
  • Performance
  • none of the above

Question 20

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Q = VA ( V represents? )
Answer
  • Vehicle
  • Variations
  • Velocity

Question 21

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Q = VA ( A represents? )
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  • stream low
  • Cross Sectional Area
  • flood plain

Question 22

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When the stream leaves its banks and spreads over the floodplain, magnitude of cross sectional area (A):
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  • Goes Up
  • Goes Down
  • Stays the same

Question 23

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When a stream leaves its banks, magnitude of Velocity (V):
Answer
  • Goes Up
  • Goes Down
  • Stays Same

Question 24

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What happens to the erosive (destructive) power of the stream when it spills into the floodplain?
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  • Goes Up
  • Goes Down
  • Stays Same

Question 25

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A Mountain Peek that has been left as the result of glacial erosion and typically represents a high elevation within the map is called a :
Answer
  • Horn
  • Arete
  • Cirque

Question 26

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A Knife-like ridge that is left as alpine glaciers erode on either side is called an
Answer
  • Arete
  • Cirque
  • Horn

Question 27

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A bowl-shaped depression carved at the head of a glacier is known as a :
Answer
  • Arete
  • Horn
  • Cirque

Question 28

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The temperature at which saturations occurs and is a variable dependent on the specific humidity of the air massed involved
Answer
  • Dew point
  • Evaporation
  • Front
  • Cold front

Question 29

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Why is the wet bulb thermometer reading often lower than dry bulb thermometer reading/
Answer
  • dew point
  • evaporation
  • front
  • cold front

Question 30

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The force exerted against the surface by air _______________ is critical mechanism in the circulation of heat and moisture within the atmosphere.
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  • dew point
  • evaporation
  • air pressure
  • warm front

Question 31

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________________________ is the leading edge of a warm air mass advancing on, and sliding up and over a cold air mass.
Answer
  • warm front
  • a front
  • cold front
  • coriolis effect

Question 32

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___________________ is a boundary between air masses that have different moisture and temperature characteristics.
Answer
  • yazoo stream
  • kettle lakes
  • a front
  • coriolis effect

Question 33

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____________________ Is the leading edge of an advancing cold air mass moving into a region occupied by warmer air masses.
Answer
  • a front
  • warm front
  • cold front
  • coriolis effect

Question 34

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A _____________________ is one of the largest atmospheric disturbances on earth.
Answer
  • Coriolis Effect
  • A Front
  • Mid Latitude Wave Cyclone

Question 35

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A ________________________ is caused by the movement of air and water currents, planet rotates so that in the northern hemisphere it reflects to the right and the south reflects to the left.
Answer
  • Yazoo Strem
  • Kettle Lakes
  • Coriolis Effect
  • Mid latitude Wave Cyclone

Question 36

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A _______________________ is a tributary stream that run parallel to and in the floodplain of a trunk stream.
Answer
  • coriolis effect
  • yazoo stream
  • mid latitude wave cyclone
  • kettle lakes

Question 37

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_______________________________ are associated with these other features and occur as small bodies of water that formed as large pieces of the continental glacier broke off, were surrounded by sediment, and melted.
Answer
  • yazoo stream
  • kettle laks
  • coriolis effect
  • mid latitude wave cyclone

Question 38

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What is the peer instructors name?
Answer
  • Lisa
  • Lindsey
  • Laura
  • Lauren

Question 39

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Instructors name?
Answer
  • Diana Pope
  • no name
  • I don't Know

Question 40

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Extra credit: Do you like this class?
Answer
  • yes
  • no
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