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1. The dots on the map below show the present locations of living coral reefs. Site X indicates an area of fossil
coral reefs preserved in rocks formed during the Jurassic Period.

Which inference is best supported by this map?


(1) The climate at site X during the Jurassic Period was colder than the present climate at site X.
(2) Site X was covered by warm ocea.!1water during the Jurassic Period.
(3) She X has drifted southward since the Jurassic Period.
(4) The coral at site X evolved from ocefui-d\velling animals into land-dwelling animals after the Jurassic
Period.

2. Earth's outer core is best inferred to be 5. As depth within the Earth's interior increases, the
(1) liquid, with an average density of (1) density, temperature, and pressure decrease
3 (2) density, temperature, and pressure increase
approximately 4 g/cm
(2) liquid, with an average density of (3) density and temperature decrease, but
approximately 11 g/cm3 pressure mcreases
(3) solid, with an average density of (4) density decreases, but temperature and
approximately 4 g/cm3 pressure increase
(4) solid, with an average density of
approximately 11 g/cm3 6, \\Thieh geologic event most likely caused the
Appalachian Mountains to form?
3. Most of the oceanic crust is composed of rock (1) the melting of a subducted oceanic plate
material similar to (2) the collision of North America and Africa
(1) basalt (3) sandstone (3) the eruption of an ancient VOlca..'1lcmOili'1tain
(2) granite (4) limestone chain
(4) the massive erosion and deposition of
4. Daily weather forecasts are based primarily on Mesozoic rocks
(1) ocea,n currents (3) phases of the Moon
seismic data aIr-mass movements

April Review 2009