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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When was the universe created?
15 billion
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When was the earth and solar system created?
4.5 billion
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What is the age of the oldest rocks?
4.3 billion
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When did the first stage of life appear?
3.8 billion
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What is the correct order?
Cambrian, Odivician, Silurian, Devonsian, Carobonfierous, Permian, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Palaeogene, Ecocene, Olocene, Myocene, Plyocene, Pystocene
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What does not make up the Palaeozoic period of 550-250 Ma?
Cretaceous
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What does not make up the Mesozoic period of 250-65 Ma?
Carboniferous
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What does not make up the Cenozoic of 65-2 Ma?
Permian
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What does not makes up relative methods of dating?
Radioactive decay
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What is absolute methods of dating?
Radioactive decay properties of certain elements (chronostratigraphy)
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What two rocks were found on the Island of Aaron that dissaproved the theory of stratigraphy as 160 years were missing?
Lower carboniferous sandstone of 360 ma and Dalradian Schist of 520 ma below
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What is not a type of fossil record dating?
Genetic variation where there is a link between ancestral genes etc
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What is not a feature of what index fossils should do?
Large and clear
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Which statement about the fossil and rock location is incorrect?
Branchipods in the Permian and Triassic
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Who wrote Relative Stratigraphy, World Before the Deluge?
Louis Figuier (1800)
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Which statement is incorrect about what rocks are named after?
Animals found there
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Who developed magnetism theory?
Vine and Matthews (1963)
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Who finally developed the theory of plate tectonics?
Morgan and Mckenzie in 1968
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What is not an example of fold mountains of covergent plate boundaries?
Transform
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What does not make up the Palaeograph?
Plate tectonics
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What is the correct order of continent develop?
Avalonia, Baltica and Laurentia, Laurentia and Eurasia, Laurasia, Europe
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Which orogeny is incorrect?
Carboniferous (Carboniferous and Permian)
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What did Berger and Wise say?
Life is DNA based
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Which statement is incorrect about stars?
Globular clusters are made up of young immature starts that have lots of light elements
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Who stated that the age of earth is 4.55 billion years old?
Patterson
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Which statement is incorrect about the Urey Miller Experiment 1953?
Created a source of energy like the sun
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Which statement is incorrect about the Precambrian fossils?
Mostly algae living in aerobic atmosphere
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Which rocks do not make up the Precambrian in Scotland?
Upper Proterzoic and lower Archean in the north
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Which rock does not make up the Hebridean Terrane?
Neopropterozoic
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Which rock does not make up the Northern Highlands?
Archean
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Which rock does not make up the central highlands
Moine schists
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When was the Cambrian and Ordovician outcrop and where is found?
550-440 Ma Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Lake District
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What rock does the Lake District not contain?
Limstone 440Ma
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When was the Silurian outcrop? (same locations as Cambrian and Ordovician)
440-420Ma
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When was the Devonian outcrop?
420-350Ma
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When was the Carboniferous outcrop?
350-290Ma
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When was there a mass extinction of 95% of species?
Permian
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What rock is not associated with the Cambrian, Ordovician and Silurian?
Limestone
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What rock is not associated with Devonian, Carboniferous and Permian period?
Shale
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Which characteristic about the trends in Mesozoic is incorrect?
Decrease in sea level
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What happened to London in the Mesozoic?
The latitude decreased
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When was the Triassic outcrop?
230-200 Ma
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Where is the Triassic not found?
Scotland
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When did all the new forms of life develop in the Triassic?
Permian extinction
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What new form of life did not develop during the Triassic outcrop?
Birds
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When was the Jurassic outcrop?
200-440 Ma
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Which statement about the Jurassic outcrop is incorrect?
Found in the Lias Group of rock along with Permian rocks
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Who was classed as the greatest fossilist?
Mary Anning (1700-1800)
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When was the creataceous outcrop?
140-65 Ma
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Which statement about the Creataceous period is incorrect?
Continents moving together
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Which statement about the K/T boundary is incorrect?
Impacted in India at Deccan Traps
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What sea joined together from the east and west in the Miocene period?
Meditrttanean Sea
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When is the Paleocene outcrop?
66-56 Ma
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When is the Eocene outcrop?
56-33 Ma
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When is the Oligocene outcrop?
33-23 Ma
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When is the Miocene outcrop?
23-5 Ma
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When is the Pliocene outcrop?
5-2 Ma
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When is the Pleistocene outcrop?
2-0 Ma
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What happens to London in the Cenozoic period?
Latitude is high and then decrease
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When was the last glacial maximum?
18,000
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When was the Quaternary and what epochs make it up?
1.8-2.6 Ma Pleistocene and Holocene
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Who stated that **** Sapiens developed from Africa?
Tom Moore
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Which is not a rock on University Park Campus
Chalk
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What is not a characteristic of igneous rocks?
Chemisty
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What minerals are light in igenous rocks?
Feldspar and Quartz
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What are slow cooling igenous rocks like?
Coarse
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What does not make up sedimentary rocks?
Mineralogy
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What is not a pattern of metamorphic rocks?
Striations
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When were British Ice ages?
1.65-0.63 Ma
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Where was the earliest record of human activity during the Pleistocene ice ages?
North Europe
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What was the MIS of Boxgrove (south of England) human remains?
13
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What was the MIS of ice wedge clast of early Anglian Age?
12
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Where was the Ancient course of Thames found to be 30m higher than it is today?
Swanscombe MIS 11
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What was not found in the lake and bogs of Cwm Idwal?
Fossils
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What is not a feature of engineering geology?
Shape
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Which is not a geology maps?
General Engineering Maps
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Which statement is incorrect about Carsington Dam?
Slipped moved every 1500m
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What are the 4 features of engineering geology?
Strength, deformability, durability and permeability
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Which is not a contamination study?
Radioactive waste River Nile
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Which is not a conceptual site model?
Input
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Which statement is not a remediation strategy?
Replace the source
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