Petrophysics/Quiz

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In petrophysics physical measurements are made across sedimentary layers such as these to evaluate gases and liquids that may be present. Credit: unknown, not stated or Ross Crain.

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1

Rocks are a bound aggregate of minerals with usually a large

extent.

2

Yes or No, Petrophysics is the study of the parameters related to rocks.

Yes
No

3

A substance that resembles a mineral but does not exhibit crystallinity?

4

Various sciences that study rocks are which of the following?

petrology
lithology
petrography
mineralogy
geochemistry
geophysics
petrophysics
petrochemistry

5

Yes or No, Sedimentary layers displayed in a core can be counted.

Yes
No

6

True or False, The force of gravity is a major force on the surface of the Earth.

TRUE
FALSE

7

True or False, A naturally occurring, silvery-colored, metallic liquid, composed primarily of the chemical element mercury, is called mercury, or native mercury.

TRUE
FALSE

8

Mineraloids found on Earth may be which of the following?

tektites
amber
meteorites
petroleum
obsidian
opal
coals

9

Yes or No, Within a rock there can be gases and liquids.

Yes
No

10

Which of the following is a phenomenon associated with rocks?

one or more crystals
a large geographic extent
occurs as outcrops
often exposed by road cuts
dune sands
may be fine-grained

11

Yes or No, 14C dates can be obtained from some cores.

Yes
No

12

Phenomena that may be associated with coals?

predicting the end of the Earth
carbonized ancient plants
a hard mafic rock
having a relatively high volatile content
peridotites
shales

13

Yes or No, δ 18O vaues can be obtained from some cores.

Yes
No

14

Characteristics of a stratigraphic column are?

a geographic location
contain an ocean basin
units within have geologic ages
rock types
subduction
thicknesses

15

Yes or No, Each geographic location on the rocky surface of the Earth has a stratigraphic column.

Yes
No

16

Which geophysical phenomena are associated with Earth?

lava-spewing volcanoes
sulfur volcanoes
plate tectonics
bombs
liquid methane oceans
magnetic field

17

Which geophysical phenomena are associated with Earth?

weathering
lightning
calcium carbonate deposition in the oceans
neutrons from the decay chain of uranium
liquid methane oceans
shocked quartz


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