PHSC 210 Quiz 5 Liberty University Solution

· Question 1

2 out of 2 points

Cut banks, oxbow lakes and point bars would most likely be found in a _____ stream system.

· Question 3

Stream deposits are always the result of

· Question 4

2 out of 2 points

Vertical sandstone and shale beds are exposed along the ocean. The shales weather faster than the sandstones. This would be an example of

· Question 5

A new theory for cave formation proposes this type of acid has formed many caves:

· Question 6

2 out of 2 points

Choose the untrue statement about the 1983 Thistle landslide in Utah.

· Question 7

2 out of 2 points

Calcite (or limestone) exposed at the earth’s surface is commonly weathered by

· Question 9

2 out of 2 points

Which type of mass movement does not typically have a scarp?

· Question 10

Bretz proposed all of the following as evidence for a massive flood forming the Channeled Scabland except

· Question 12

When a well is heavily pumped

· Question 13

2 out of 2 points

All of the following except _____ contributed to the landslide in Oso, Washington in 2014.

· Question 14

2 out of 2 points

Deposits made along the sides of a stream channel during periods of flooding are called

· Question 15

Large alcoves are often produced on cliff faces by

· Question 16

2 out of 2 points

These types of streams have a relatively small river in a big canyon or valley.

· Question 17

2 out of 2 points

This type of cave formation often has a very strange shape

· Question 18

Springs usually do not form

· Question 19

2 out of 2 points

Weathering is an important process in the formation of soils.

· Question 20

2 out of 2 points

Most of the earth’s fresh water is tied up in glacial ice.

· Question 21

2 out of 2 points

Ecclesiastes 1:7 is a crude description of the water cycle.

· Question 22

2 out of 2 points

Spheroidal weathering is a special type of weathering that causes rocks in a stream bed to become rounded as they tumble in the current.

· Question 23

2 out of 2 points

A good place to look for a spring might be in a fault zone.

· Question 24

2 out of 2 points

The work of streams includes weathering, transportation and deposition of sediment.

· Question 25

2 out of 2 points

Quartz easily dissolves in the presence of carbonic acid.