Physical Landscapes of Britain

Year one British Geology exam:

  • Geological Time
  • Plate Tectonics
  • Precambrian
  • Palaeozoic
  • Mesozoic
  • Cenozoic
  • Peak District
  • Geology Walk
  • Rock Practical
  • Geological mapping
  • British Ice Ages
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Geology
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  • Created on: 06-01-15 15:20

1. Which is not an archive of the Cenozoic period?

  • Lake Sediment
  • Ice cores and the trend with oxygen 18
  • Obliquity (tilt of the earths axis)
  • Eccentricity
  • Ocean cores
  • Precession of equinozes
  • Sedimentary deposits
  • Milankovic cycles
  • Oxygen 18 (seen in hydrological cycle)
  • Variations in the Earth orbit
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2. Which statement is incorrect about the makeup of the mantle and core?

  • Core volume of 16% and mass of 32%
  • Mantal volume of 16% and mass of 32%
  • Mantle volume of 84% and mass of 68%

3. What is not an example of fold mountains of covergent plate boundaries?

  • Transform
  • Overturned
  • Recumbent
  • Overthrust eg: Moine Thrust

4. What is the correct order?

  • Cambrian, Ordivician, Silurian, Devonian, Cretaceous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Carboniferous, Palaeeogene, Eocene, Olocene, Myocene, Plyocene, Pystocene
  • Cambrian, Odivician, Silurian, Devonsian, Carobonfierous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Palaeogene, Ecocene, Olocene, Myocene, Plyocene, Pystocene
  • Ordivician, Silurian, Plyocene, Miocene, Carboniferous, Creatceous, Devonian, Cambrian, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Palaeogene, Pystocene

5. Who stated that Homo Sapiens developed from Africa?

  • Hubble
  • Tom Moore
  • Miller
  • Mary Anning

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