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    • Earth Science Midterm Review
    • What is the latitude of the location with the black dot? a. 30 degrees North c. 15 degrees North b. 30 degrees West d. 15 degrees West
    • Answer c. 15 degrees North
    • What is the longitude of the location with the black dot? a. 30 degrees North c. 15 degrees North b. 30 degrees West d. 15 degrees West
    • Answer b. 30 degrees West
    • What would be the coordinates of where the equator passes through the prime meridian? a. 90 degrees North and 90 degrees South b. 0 degrees and 30 degrees west c. 30 degrees north and 0 degrees d. 0 degrees and 0 degrees
    • Answer d. 0 degrees and 0 degrees
    • Which landform is shown above? a. a depression c. a valley b. a hill d. a coastal plain
    • Answer b. a hill
    • What is the contour interval of the picture above? a. 500 ft c. 500 meters b. 50 ft d. 50 meters
    • Answer c. 500 meters
    • Mineral Talc 1 Gypsum 2 Calcite 3 Fluorite 4 Apatite 5 Feldspar 6 Quartz 7 Topaz 8 Corundum 9 Diamond Mohs Hardness Scale Hardness 10 What would happen if you rubbed a piece of fluorite against a piece of feldspar? a. Fluorite would be scratched, but not Feldspar b. Both Fluorite and Feldspar would be scratched. c. Neither Fluorite nor Feldspar would be scratched. d. Feldspar would be scratched, but not Fluorite.
    • Answer a. Fluorite would be scratched, but not Feldspar
    • The photograph below shows the intergrown crystals of an igneous rock. Did this rock form from magma or lava? Is this rock intrusive or extrusive? Is this rock fine-grained or coarsegrained? Did this rock cool fast or slow? a. lava, extrusive, fine-grained, slow-cooling b. magma, intrusive, coarse-grained, slow-cooling c. lava, extrusive, coarse-grained, fast-cooling d. magma, intrusive, fine-grained, fast-cooling
    • Answer b. magma, intrusive, coarse-grained, slow-cooling
    • What type of rock is this? What texture is the rock? What is this rock’s name? a. b. c. d. metamorphic, non-foliated, slate metamorphic, foliated, conglomerate metamorphic, foliated, gneiss metamorphic, non-foliated, quartzite
    • Answer c. metamorphic, foliated, gneiss
    • What is the process by which rocks at Earth's surface break down and sometimes change? a. erosion c. weathering b. exfoliation d. hydrolysis
    • Answer c. weathering
    • Which layer of the soil contains organic matter and decomposers such as earthworms? a. Weathered Bedrock c. Subsoil b. Clay d. Topsoil
    • Answer d. Topsoil
    • Erosion due to running water - The diagram above shows river system. Where is a delta found in this river system? a. Near the source (mountains) c. near the meanders b. Near the mouth (ocean) d. near the flood plain
    • Answer b. Near the mouth (ocean)
    • What type of glacier is the picture above? This glacier is retreating and depositing a pile of till at the end of the glacier called ___________. a. Valley, moraine c. ice cap, arete b. Continental, kettle lake d. none of these choices
    • Answer a. Valley, moraine
    • Which agent of erosion deposited this large, out of place rock? a. Wind c. A Glacier b. Running Water d. Waves
    • Answer c. A Glacier