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Earth Science Jeopardy

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Earth Science Jeopardy

  1. 4. Igneous Rocks 100 500 200 300 400 500 100 100 400 200 300 400 100 100 200 300 400 500 500 300 200 200 300 400 200 300 400 500 500 100
  2. 5. Great Choice !
  3. 6. Who is credited with developing the Continental Drift Theory? A. Charles Darwin B. Alfred Wegner C. Alfred Hitchcock D. Edward J. Tarbuck
  4. 7. Good guess, but you're wrong
  5. 8. Which type of plate boundary occurs where plates move apart, resulting in upwelling of material from the mantle to create new seafloor? A. Transform B. Convergent C. Divergent
  6. 10. What type of plate boundary is associated with a subduction zone? A. Transform B. Convergent C. Divergent
  7. 11. ____ ___ ____ _____
  8. 12. Wegner suggest that a supercontinent he called Pangaea once existed. Name one such evidence that confirms this as a possibility. A. Fossils B. Dinosaurs C. Oxygen
  9. 13. NO
  10. 14. The uppermost mantle, along with the overlying crust, behave as a strong rigid layer, known as? A. Lithosphere B. Anthosphere C. Mesosphere
  11. 15. You’re doing Awesome!!!!!!
  12. 16. Sorry, Try Again.
  13. 17. What is the innermost part of the Earth called? A. Lithosphere B. Inner Core C. Mantle
  14. 18. The composition of the Oceanic Crust is ? A. Basalt B. Loess C. Shale
  15. 19. Not quite but close
  16. 20. The outer core is a liquid layer. It is the convective flow of metallic iron within this zone that generates the Earth’s what? A. Balance B. Heat C. Magnetic Field
  17. 21. No Way!!
  18. 22. The zone between 104 degrees and 140 degrees distance from an earthquake epicenter in which direct waves do not arrive because of refraction by Earth’s core? A. Magnetic Field B. Shadow Zone C. Time Zone
  19. 23. Pick Again
  20. 24. Between the lithosphere and the Mesosphere lies a “weak zone” that is partially melted due to temperature and pressure. The lithosphere is able to move independently of this layer. A. Tetrusphere B. Asthenosphere C. Cenosphere
  21. 25. Did You Study????
  22. 26. Call in the press. . . we have a winner!
  23. 27. Which volcano type is the largest in size? A. Cone B. Shield C. Fault
  24. 28. You're A Genius but the Answer is WRONG
  25. 29. Name a North American state that was formed by volcano activity. A. California B. Hawaii C. Alaska
  26. 30. One of these answers are correct. . . This is not it
  27. 31. Geologist conclude that _______originates when essentially solid rock, located in the crust and upper mantle melts. A. An Explosion B. Magma C. Igneous Rocks
  28. 32. Get real Dude
  29. 33. The greatest volume of volcanic material is extruded from fractures in the crust called? A. Breaks B. Dikes C. Fissers
  30. 34. Please Try Again
  31. 35. Structures that result from the emplacement of igneous material at depth are called plutons. Plutons are generally classified according to their shape as tabular or what? A. Spherical B. Massive C. Intrusive
  32. 36. You are CORRECT
  33. 37. What A Bummer!
  34. 38. The focus is the internal point in which the earthquake begins emitting energy. What is the external point called? A. Sill B. Point of Contact C. Epicenter
  35. 39. Why Are The Choices So Hard
  36. 40. Which body wave can travel through solid, liquid and gas? A. S-wave B. P-wave C. T-wave
  37. 41. That Would have been a good choice. . . If it was right!
  38. 42. There is a precise method for predicting short-range occurrences. A. True B. False
  39. 43. Hope you didn't place a bet on this answer
  40. 44. What magnitude scale measures the seismic wave based on amplitude? A. Richter Scale B. Seismology C. Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale
  41. 45. Try Again
  42. 46. This is triggered by an earthquake when the vibration of a quake sets an underwater landslide into motion . A. Monsoon B. Tsunami C. Tidal Wave
  43. 47. You PICKED the wrong one
  44. 48. Awesome choice
  45. 49. By far the largest intrusive igneous bodies are? A. Plutons B. Batholiths C. Laccoliths
  46. 50. Today is not your lucky day. . . Choose Again
  47. 51. Igneous rocks form when ______ cools and solidifies in a process called crystallization. A. Quartz B. Bauxite C. Magma
  48. 52. Did You Study?
  49. 53. Igneous rocks are classified by their texture and ___________. A. Color B. Size C. Mineral Composition
  50. 54. Hope you didn't bet on that answer
  51. 55. Felsic rocks are composed mostly of the light-colored silicate minerals potassium feldspar and quartz and found in which part of the crust? A. Oceanic B. Continental C. Pacific
  52. 56. Lucky for you we are reviewing
  53. 57. The rate of _______ of magma greatly influences the size of mineral crystals in igneous rocks. A. Heating B. Cooling C. Extraction D. Accumulation
  54. 58. Beautiful answer!
  55. 59. Your Oxygen tank is running low. Try Again
  56. 60. Two most common types of folds are anticlines and ______. A. Proclines B. Synclines C. Declines
  57. 61. Yes! Oh wait, wrong answer
  58. 62. Fractures in the crust along which appreciable displacement has taken place is called _______. A. Fissures B. Faults C. Focus
  59. 63. NOPE
  60. 64. The concept of a floating crust in gravitational balance is called ________. A. Isostacy B. Harmony C. Sedimentary D. Lyostacy
  61. 65. One More Try
  62. 66. Reverse and thrust faulting indicate that ______ forces are at work. A. Elastical B. Compressional C. Gliding
  63. 67. NO
  64. 68. The name for the process that collectively produces a mountain system is _______. A. Coriolis Effect B. Evolution C. Orogenesis
  65. 70. You can't be right all of the time

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