EARTH: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Geology

Concept #1 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 1 "What is geology?"
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1. Which of the following accurately states the basic differences between the disciplines of physical and historical geology?  

2.
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3. Geology is considered a(an) _______ science, because ______.  

4. Why are volcanoes and landslides considered “hazardous” natural Earth processes? [Hint]

5. Why would a ballooning Earth population be an issue for geologists?  

6. All of the following are ways that humans affect natural geological processes except _____.
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