PHSC 210 Quiz 2 Liberty University Solution

· Question 1

2 out of 2 points

Which type of igneous rock would contain the most silica?

· Question 2

2 out of 2 points

The smallest size of sedimentary particle is

· Question 3

2 out of 2 points

The most likely rock in which to find a fossil would be in a(n)

· Question 4

2 out of 2 points

In order for an igneous rock to form, magma must

· Question 5

2 out of 2 points

The cores of the continents are mostly composed of

· Question 6

2 out of 2 points

The Greek word “metamorphoo” is used in this Bible passage:

· Question 7

A rock has crystals > 3 cm which are interlocking and composed of olivine and pyroxene would be

· Question 8

The Earth’s plates are made up of:

· Question 9

A rock has dimensions of 1 x 1 x 1 meters. Which one would weigh the least?

· Question 10

2 out of 2 points

The ____________ is an example of an active, continent-continent collision.

· Question 11

When a sedimentary rock becomes a metamorphic rock, the primary change that occurs is

· Question 12

A mix of clay, silt and sand in a sedimentary rock would be called a(n)

· Question 13

The San Andreas Fault system is an example of a(n):

· Question 14

This type of coal burns the hottest and typically has the fewest amount of impurities:

· Question 15

2 out of 2 points

What are the two sources of water called in the Genesis account of Noah’s Flood

· Question 16

2 out of 2 points

When Pangaea split, it divided into two major sections. What is the name of the northern section?

· Question 17

2 out of 2 points

Diamonds would most likely be found in

· Question 18

Foliation would be best developed in

· Question 19

2 out of 2 points

Explosive volcanoes usually form at continental-continental convergent boundaries.

· Question 20

2 out of 2 points

The Jordan River valley is an example of a continental rift zone.

· Question 21

2 out of 2 points

The tallest mountains are found at continental-continental convergence zones.

· Question 22

2 out of 2 points

Sedimentary rocks are commonly crystalline; or they are composed of interlocking crystals.

· Question 23

2 out of 2 points

Sedimentary rocks can sometimes exhibit foliation.

· Question 24

2 out of 2 points

Magma coming into contact with shale may cause the shale to become a contact metamorphic rock.

· Question 25

Name and describe the three types of metamorphic rocks. Your answer should be at least one paragraph in length.