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ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #40 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which letter represents the layer that was formed earliest? Image courtesy of USGS a. A b. B c. C d. D

ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #42 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which letter is located on an unconformity surface? Image courtesy of USGS a. A b. B c. C d. D

ConcepTest: Where Waves Break 2 part of Examples
At which location would the waves break further from the beach? a. A b. B

ConcepTest: Relative Layer Age #41 part of Examples
Examine the image of rock layers below. Which letter represents the layer that was formed most recently? Image courtesy of USGS a. A b. B c. C d. D

ConcepTest: Humid Climates and Water Transport to Streams part of Examples
In a humid climate (e.g., Georgia), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity b. overland flow c. groundwater discharge

ConcepTest: Stream Baseflow During Droughts part of Examples
What happens to the volume of water that passes from groundwater to streams during a prolonged drought? a. it increases b. it decreases c. no change

ConcepTest: Glacial Terminal Moraine Formation part of Examples
A glacial terminal moraine forms when: a. the climate is getting colder. b. the climate is getting warmer. c. the climate is stable.

ConcepTest: Global Temperature Change and Water Reservoirs part of Examples
If average global temperatures dropped 5 degrees C, which reservoir (source) of water would most likely experience the greatest percent volume change? a. Oceans b. Glaciers and ice sheets

ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age part of Examples
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...

ConcepTest: Glacial Equilibrium part of Examples
If a glacier is in equilibrium (accumulation = ablation), what occurs at the terminus? a. sediment is deposited b. the glacier erodes the underlying bedrock c. neither erosion nor deposition occurs

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