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Shear causes horizontal movement along a fault plane in a/n _______ fault. A. normal B. irregular C. strike-slip D. reverse
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User: Shear causes horizontal movement along a fault plane in a/n _______ fault. A. normal B. irregular C. strike-slip D. reverse

Weegy: Shear causes horizontal movement along a fault plane in a strike-slip fault.
Expert answered|Score 1|jerry06|Points 82810|

User: _______ magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions. A. Rhyolitic B. Composite C. Andesitic D. Basaltic

Weegy: Rhyolitic magma causes powerful and explosive volcanic eruptions.
Expert answered|Score .9979|jeifunk|Points 87427|

User: . Isostatic rebound occurs when A. the force of gravity decreases on a mountain, causing it to rise. B. the removal of mass from the crust causes the crust to rise. C. a volcano erupts, causing the emergence of new mountain ranges. D. the addition of mass to the crust causes the crust to sink.

Weegy: Isostatic rebound occurs when the removal of mass from the crust causes the crust to rise.
Expert answered|Score .9962|emdjay23|Points 133811|

User: Fuels derived from living things are known as A. biomass fuels. B. electricity. C. synthetic fuels. D. hybrid fuels.

Weegy: Fuels derived from living things are known as biomass fuels.
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User: The combination of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and atmospheric moisture creates A. pesticides. B. drinking water. C. acid rain. D. smog.

Weegy: The combination of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and atmospheric moisture creates Acid rain.
Expert answered|Score 1|emdjay23|Points 133811|

User: Ancient cyanobacteria released ______, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today. A. lead B. oxygen C. hydrogen D. ore

Weegy: Ancient cyanobacteria released OXYGEN, which assisted in creating the atmosphere as we know it today.
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User: The microscopic organisms at the base of the marine food chain are known as A. phytoplankton. B. primitive life. C. terrestrial animals. D. plant life.

Weegy: The microscopic organisms at the base of the marine food chain are known as: phytoplankton.
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User: What is the oldest and most stable part of a continent? A. Pluton B. Shield C. Crust D. Craton

Weegy: C. Craton is the oldest and most stable part of a continent.
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User: Fresh air is an example of a/n A. incorporated resource. B. renewable resource. C. sustainable yield. D. non-renewable resource.

Weegy: Fresh air is an example of a renewable resource.
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User: The science of using tree rings to determine absolute age is called A. dendrochronology. B. radioactive dating. C. radiometric dating. D. disconformity.

Weegy: The science of using tree rings to determine absolute age is called dendrochronology.
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User: What is the most abundant fossil fuel? A. Gas B. Wood C. Coal D. Oil

Weegy: The most plentiful fossil fuel is coal.
Expert answered|Score 1|Marvel2|Points 6239|

User: Geologist James Hutton argued that the geologic processes occurring today have occurred since the formation of Earth. This idea is known as A. original horizontality. B. superposition. C. principle of inclusions. D. uniformitarianism.

Weegy: Geologist James Hutton argued that the geologic processes occurring today have occurred since the formation of Earth. This idea is known as Uniformitarianism.
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User: Many scientists believe that the current period of global warming is related to increased levels of A. carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere. B. hydrogen in the outermost layer of the Earth's atmosphere. C. radon being released from the Earth's soil. D. nitrogen in the Earth's atmosphere.

Weegy: Many scientists believe that the current period of global warming is related to increased levels of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere.
Expert answered|Score .9843|MrG|Points 39353|

User: Scientists can determine if oxygen existed in Earth's Archean atmosphere by A. looking at the amount of salt content in rocks. B. determining how many people survived. C. looking for oxidized iron in rocks. D. determining the amount of outgassing that occurred.

Weegy: Scientists can determine if oxygen existed in Earth's Archean atmosphere by looking for oxidized iron in rocks.
Expert answered|Score 1|mamarugz|Points 338|

User: Another name for unicellular organisms that dominated Earth up to the Precambrian time is A. cyanobacteria. B. eukaryotes. C. prokaryotes. D. stromatolites.

Weegy: Another name for unicellular organisms that dominated Earth up to the Precambrian time is prokaryotes.
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User: The process used to convert seawater into freshwater is known as A. salination. B. desertification. C. deforestation. D. desalination.

Weegy: The process to convert seawater into freshwater is known as: A. DESALINATION.
Expert answered|Score 1|Masamune|Points 73000|

User: Mining is considered the _______ job in the United States. A. most lucrative B. least dangerous C. least lucrative D. most dangerous

Weegy: Mining is considered the most dangerous job in the United States.
Expert answered|Score .9495|Janet17|Points 32712|

User: The greenhouse effect is related to the increase in average surface temperature known as A. global warming. B. conservation. C. agricultural improvement. D. air pollution.

Weegy: The greenhouse effect is related to the increase in average surface temperature known as global warming.
Expert answered|Score 1|Totoro|Points 6788|

User: Tailings are dangerous because they can A. decrease the amount of nonrenewable resources available. B. be very explosive. C. release toxic elements into the groundwater or surface water. D. increase the chances of a volcanic eruption.

Weegy: Tailings are dangerous because they can release toxic elements into the groundwater or surface water.
Expert answered|Score 1|soumen314|Points 2267|

User: A natural resource that is mined for profit is called A. sand. B. topsoil. C. ore. D. aggregate.

Weegy: A natural resource that is mined for profit is called ORE.
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User: The change in isotopes over time due to the emission of radioactive particles is known as A. half-life. B. radioactive decay. C. absolute-age dating. D. radiometric dating.

Weegy: The change in isotopes over time due to the emission of radioactive particles is known as radioactive decay.
Expert answered|Score 1|LostInGrace|Points 22212|

User: The epoch in which we're living now is called the A. Pleistocene. B. Holocene. C. Miocene. D. Pliocene.

Weegy: The epoch in which we're living now is called the Holocene.
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User: _______ is the process in planetary formation when heavy materials sink toward the planet's center and lighter materials accumulate near its surface. A. Orogeny B. Superposition C. Differentiation D. Ratification

Weegy: Differentiation is the process in planetary formation when heavy materials sink toward the planet's center and lighter materials accumulate near its surface.
Expert answered|Score 1|jerry06|Points 82810|

User: How many moons does Venus have? A. 6 B. 0 C. 12 D. 3

Weegy: Venus have no (0) moons.
Expert answered|Score 1|yumdrea|Points 40403|

User: Which of the following statements is true of the corona? A. It's responsible for the Sun's density. B. It's the visible surface of the sun. C. It's the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere. D. It's where sunspots occur.

Weegy: The corona is the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere, is the true statement.
Expert answered|Score 1|Wallet.ro|Points 135268|

User: Which variable stars have pulsation periods between 1.5 hours and 1.2 days? A. Quasars B. Cepheid variables C. Protostars D. RR Lyrae variables

Weegy: The stars that have pulsation periods between 1.5 hours and 1.2 days are RR Lyrae variables.
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User: A _______ forms a pattern that resembles an animal, mythological character, or object. A. constellation B. star cluster C. globular cluster D. galaxy

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