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Question 1: Geochronology: the study of isotope geology specifically toward determining the date within the past of rock formation, ________, mineralization and geological events (notably, meteorite impacts).
MetamorphismAmphiboliteMetamorphic rockGranulite

Question 2: ________: application of the geologic sciences to engineering practice for the purpose of assuring that the geologic factors affecting the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of engineering works are recognized and adequately provided for;
Geotechnical engineeringLandslideEngineering geologyGeologic hazards

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  The geologist - Carl Spitzweg, circa 1860
  Students at geology field school, University of Zimbabwe
  Geologists explaining the importance of volcanic ash layers to students on field in Iceland

Question 4: ________: the application of geological science to determine the climatic conditions present in the Earth's atmosphere within the Earth's history.
EoceneNatureGeologic time scalePaleoclimatology

Question 5: ________: the study of folds, faults, foliation and rock microstructure to determine the deformational history of rocks and regions.
MiningStructural geologyEngineering geologySedimentary rock

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Geologists exploring Jurassic sedimentary rocks in Makhtesh Gadol, Negev Desert, Israel
  Geologists exploring Jurassic sedimentary rocks in Makhtesh Gadol, Negev Desert, Israel
  Geologist mud logging, common in petroleum and water-well drilling
  The rock hammer and hand lens (or loupe) are two of the most characteristic tools carried by geologists in the field.

Question 7: Pedology: the study of soil, soil formation, and ________ formation.

Question 8: ________: the study of sedimentary rocks, strata, formations, eustasy and the processes of modern day sedimentary and erosive systems.
Sedimentary exhalative depositsSedimentologyOre genesisHeavy mineral sands ore deposits

Question 9: Many non-geologists often take geology courses or have expertise in geology that they find valuable to their fields; this is common in the fields of geography, engineering, ________, urban planning, environmental studies, among others.
Periodic tableInorganic chemistryElectrochemistryChemistry

Question 10: ________: the study of the isotopic composition of rocks to determine the processes of rock and planetary formation.
Radiocarbon datingIsotope geochemistryGeologic time scaleRadiometric dating


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