Geology: Plate Tectonics and False Question

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Question 1 | | | | Correct. | | | Movements and interactions in the lithosphere and the internal Earth processes that drive them are referred to as the _____ cycle. | hydrologic | | metamorphic | | tectonic | | rock | Question 2 | | | | Correct. | | | The model that describes the movement of water through the reservoirs of the Earth System is called the _____ cycle. | rock | | hydrologic | | metamorphic | | tectonic | Question 3 | | | | Correct. | | | The formation of Earth and other planetary bodies through the processes of condensation and accretion was essentially complete _____ years ago. | 45.6 billion | | 456 million | | 4.56…show more content…
| | | The property of a mineral to resist scratching is referred to as | density. | | streak. | | hardness. | | tenacity | | Halides | | | Question 23 | | | | Correct. | | | Which element is the most abundant in Earth's crust? | iron | | calcium | | oxygen | | silicon | Question 24 | | | | Correct. | | | A neutron is a positively charged particle with an atomic mass of 1, that resides in the nucleus of an atom. | False | | True | Question 25 | | | | Correct. | | | In ionic bonding one atom transfers electrons to another, creating ions with differing electrical charge. | True | | False | Question 26 | | | | Correct. | | | The color of a mineral is not necessarily useful in identification. | False | | True | Question 27 | | | | Correct. | | | Gold is an example of a(n) _________ , quartz is a(n) _________ , and pyrite is a(n) _________ . | oxide mineral…sulfide mineral…phosphate mineral | | oxide mineral…silicate mineral…phosphate mineral | | native element…silicate mineral…sulfide mineral | | phosphate mineral…sulfide mineral…carbonate mineral | | Question 28 | | | | Correct. | | | One reason Wegener's concept of Pangaea was criticized is ______________. | the mechanism by which continents could drift | | the lack of botanical

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