Quiz-4 Geol-101: Physical Geology

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Name of the Student ……………………………………
Dr. John A. Davitt
Superintendent/President
Quiz-4
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dr. Kathleen Burke-Kelly
Anita Quinonez Gabrielian
Dr. Armine G. Hacopian
Victor I. King
Ara James Najarian
Geol-101: Physical Geology
(“EARTH REVEALED” Telecourse:
Course #7701) Fall-2004
May 8, 2005
Dear “Earth Revealed” student:
Trust you have been enjoying watching the “Earth Revealed” videos, episodes 117-20
of which have been telecast already, and are reading the book and the handouts that were
provided. Here is the Quiz that you have been waiting for. It is due back on May 13, 2005
when we will have our 5th class meeting (6-9 PM: CS-266) and the 4th class Test.
True
False
1. As clastic sedimentary rocks form mostly by compaction and
cementation of grains, conglomerate is not a clastic rock.
F
F
2. A foliated metamorphic rock is a metamorphic rock with a planar
texture.
F
F
3. Gradient, channel shape and channel roughness are the main
factors that control a stream’s velocity.
F
F
4. Streams transport sediments by hydraulic action, abrasion
and solution.
F
F
5. Caverns usually form by the action of underground water in
metamorphic terrains.
F
F
6. Deserts often form at the 30°N and S high air pressure latitudes.
F
F
Each question below is either TRUE or FALSE.
As you know, the SI (supplemental instruction) meeting too will be held on May 13, also in
CS-266, for an hour before our scheduled class meeting (i.e., from 5 to 6 PM).
Sincerely,
e-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (818)240-1000x5517
Poorna Pal, MS MBA Ph.D.
Professor of Geology
Chair, Geology & Oceanography Program
& the Class Instructor
1500 North Verdugo Road z Glendale, CA 91208-2894 z 818-240-1000 z fax: 818-549-9436 z www.glendale.edu
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