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Understanding the Concepts

Read the following questions carefully. Select all answers that are correct, noting that many questions have more than one correct answer.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
In which of the following environments would you expect to find lithogenous sediment?


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Question 2.
Of the following environments, where would you expect to find large amounts of lithogenous sediment?


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Question 3.
Of the following environments, in which one(s) would lithogenous sediment be found?


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Question 4.
Which of the following conditions allows for calcareous ooze to be found beneath the CCD? Select only one answer.


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Question 5.
Which of the following are microscopic, single-celled floating algae that accumulate to form biogenous sediment?


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Question 6.
Which of the following organisms are responsible for the creation of siliceous ooze?


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Question 7.
Of the following sediments, which one(s) is/are considered biogenous?


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Question 8.
Of the following sediments, which one(s) is/are considered hydrogenous?


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Question 9.
Of the following statements about surface water temperature above biogenous sea floor deposits, which is/are true?


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Question 10.
Marine sediments provide valuable clues about which of the following Earth history events?


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