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  1. Ch. 10 Notes APES: Mrs. Sealy

  2. Tectonic plates move apart in opposite directions at a(n)… • Divergent plate boundary • Transform fault • Convergent plate boundary • Subduction zoneEnter answer text... 0 of 20 Answer Now

  3. The Earth zone with the most volume and mass is • Lithosphere • Mantle • Crust • Asthenosphere 0 of 20 Answer Now

  4. Which of the following is false? Tectonic plates… • Produce mountains • Are composed of crust and core • Move on the asthenosphere • Produce ocean trenches 0 of 20 Answer Now

  5. The change of rocks from one type to another is known as… • Metamorphism • The rock cycle • Petrography • consolidation 0 of 20 Answer Now

  6. Which of the following is not a characteristic of minerals? • Naturally occurring • Organic • Crystalline structure • Solid 0 of 20 Answer Now

  7. The sources responsible for Earth’s geologic processes are • The sun’s energy and magnetism • The sun’s energy and gravity • Gravity and magnetism • Energy from the sun and Earth’s interior 0 of 20 Answer Now

  8. Hawaiian volcanoes are • Shield Volcanoes • Cinder cones • Composite Cones • Caldera 0 of 20 Answer Now

  9. The point where initial movement takes place during an earthquake • Epicenter • Locus • Fault • Focus 0 of 20 Answer Now

  10. The A-horizon of soil is commonly referred to as • Topsoil • Surface litter • Subsoil • Parent rock 0 of 20 Answer Now

  11. Soil Texture most directly determines…. • Porosity • pH • Color • Nutrient content 0 of 20 Answer Now

  12. Topsoil contains all of the following except… • Humus • Freshly fallen leaves • Some inorganic minerals • Plant roots 0 of 20 Answer Now

  13. A cross-sectional view of the ___in a soil is termed a soil___ • Horizons, sample • Horizons, profile • Profiles, sample • Surface litter, profile 0 of 20 Answer Now

  14. Acidic soil can be partially neutralized by adding… • Lime • Water-insoluble compounds • Phosphates • Sulfur 0 of 20 Answer Now

  15. Which of the following both reduces erosion and increases soil fertility? • Strip cropping • Terracing • Contour farming • Row cropping 0 of 20 Answer Now

  16. The process least likely to conserve soil nutrients is… • Crop rotation • Fertilizing with compost • Fertilizing with green manure • irrigation 0 of 20 Answer Now

  17. Conservation tillage • Increases labor costs • Decreases erosion • Increases energy consumption • Accelerates water loss from soil 0 of 20 Answer Now

  18. Commercially available inorganic fertilizers…. • Lack trace elements • Increase soil porosity • Increase water holding capacity • Raise the oxygen content of soil 0 of 20 Answer Now

  19. Which of the following would most likely have the most rapid erosion rates? • Agricultural land • Lumbering sites • Rangeland • Construction sites 0 of 20 Answer Now

  20. FRQ, Know the following: • How to use soil texture triangle • How pH affects soil fertility • How fire affects soil • Ways to conserve soil and improve soil conditions 0 of 20 Answer Now