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Quiz: Do YOU Know the Answers to the Geology Homework?


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Omg hey! You! You're in geology with me, ol' buddy! You know what is so crazy is that I just finished the homework by myself and I was wondering if maybe, if you wanted, you could tell me what the answers are and then I could tell you what answers I got! 

That way, we both know that we both got the same answers! On our own! Completely by ourselves without copying from anyone! That would be so cool! Right? Here look I even made this quiz for you so that you can just click the right answers! This is going to be so great. For both of us. Equally.

1. Which of the following is deposited in a low energy environment?

A: clay and silt-sized particles within a silstone
B: sand-sized particles within a sandstone
C: breccias
D: conglomerates

2. An abyssal clay (also referred to as pelagic clay) contains material that settled to the seafloor in the deep ocean through the water column and is:

A: more than 3% hydrogenous material.
B: less than 30% biogenous material.
C: more than 30% cosmogeneous material.
D: more than 30% biogenous material.

3. Calcium carbonate is most likely to dissolve (and therefore not be deposited) in water with which characteristics?

A: warm and salty
B: low pressure and warm temperatures
C: cold and shallow
D: high pressure (deep) and cold temperatures

4. All of the following are examples of hydrogenous sediments except:

A: Stromatolites
B: Manganese nodules
C: Phosphates
D: Evaporites

5. Factors affecting the distribution of calcareous ooze include all of the following except:

A: Biologic Productivity
B: Rate of plate motion
C: Destruction (dissolution)
D: Dilution

6. A very important way the settling rate of fine biogenous particles is increased in the open ocean is via:

A: wind
B: convection
C: carbonate dissolution
D: fecal pellets (fish poop)

7. In the deep ocean basin, beneath warm, highly productive water roughly 2 kilometer deep you would expect to find at least 30% of the sediment to be _________________.

A: calcareous ooze
B: cosmogenic material
C: coarse-grained lithogenous material
D: fine-grained lithogenous material

8. In the deep ocean basin, beneath cold, highly productive water roughly 5 kilometers deep you would expect to find at least 30% of the sediment to be _________________.

A: cosmogenic material
B: volcanic material
C: coarse-grained lithogenous material
D: siliceous ooze

9. In the deep ocean basin, beneath water roughly 5 kilometers deep with very little productivity you would expect to find primarily ________________.

A: calcareous ooze
B: coarse-grained lithogenous material
C: abyssal clay
D: siliceous ooze

10. The lysocline always occurs above the CCD within the water column.

A: True
B: False
C: Lysocline is a myth
D: Science is a myth