PHSC 210 Quiz 4

PHSC 210 Quiz 4

  1. These seismic waves are characterized by particle motion that is 90 degrees from the direction of wave energy propagation.
  2. The ___________ in California is one of the most famous strike‐slip faults in North America.
  3. In thrust faulting, __________________.
  4. The compositional layers of the earth include ___________________.
  5. In a ___________ fault, the hanging wall block moves down with respect to the footwall block.
  6. The average composition of the continental crust most closely approximates that of _____________.
  7. The record of an earthquake obtained from a seismic instrument is a(n) ________________.
  8. The _____________ magnitude scale is a measure of the energy release in an earthquake.
  9. When an earthquake occurs, energy radiates in all directions form its source. The source is also referred to as the _____________.
  10. Which one of the following statements is correct?
  11. The amount of destruction caused by earthquake vibrations is affected by ______________.
  12. Which of the following statements about the crust is NOT true?
  13. Approximately how much more energy is released in a 6.5 Richter magnitude earthquake than in one with magnitude 5.5?
  14. The main mechanisms used by secular scientists to explain evolution are _________________.
  15. Which of the following statements is NOT true as it pertains to sedimentary deposition in a young‐earth/Flood model?
  16. The earth’s magnetic field originates by ___________________.
  17. This modern‐day movement is sometimes used erroneously as a synonym for creationism. Though its proponents insist that the complexity and order of the universe demand an intelligent creator or designer, they do not speculate as to this being’s identity.
  18. Compressional forces normally cause which one of the following?
  19. Fossilized, upright tree trucks that penetrate many layers of sedimentary strata and are used by creationist geologists as evidence of a young earth are known as ________________.
  20. What is bioturbation?

 

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