problem 1: What is the difference between a joint and a fault?
problem 2: A confined aquifer is defined as a permeable layer with an impermeable layer ___________ it.
- above and below
problem 3: Folds in a rock show that the rock behaved in a _______ way.
- all of the proceeding
problem 4: What 2 processes must occur to change sediment into a sedimentary rock?
problem 5: Thrust faults occur where there is:
- horizontal extension
- horizontal shortening
- strike slip motion
- tensional stress
problem 6: Draw the layers that would appear in an anticline structure.
problem 7: Which rock type has the highest permeability ?
problem 8: Give the definition to stress and strain in your own words.
problem 9: If you found a sedimentary rock that had angular grains which were of sizes that varied form 2 mm to 10 cm, what could you say about its origin?
problem 10: Define the principle of Horizontality in your own words.
problem 11: Describe 3 processes that mechanically weather rocks.
problem 12: A saturated zone of an aquifer has pore spaces which are __________________.
- filled with water
- filled with soil
problem 13: In the cross-section to the right:
What is the dip direction of the beds? _______________
What is the dip angle of the beds ? ________________
problem 14: Normal faults tend to occur at what type of plate boundary?
- strike slip
- convergent (subduction)
- divergent (spreading center)