Content Frame
Note for screen reader users: There is text between the form elements on this page. To be sure that you do not miss any text, use item by item navigation methods, rather than tabbing from form element to form element

Foliation Processes

After viewing the animation, select the best answer for the following questions.

This activity contains 5 questions.

Question 1
1
Open Hint for Question 1 in a new window
Because foliation results from the application of pressure, it is commonly found in ___________.
 
End of Question 1


Question 2
2
Open Hint for Question 2 in a new window
Deformation in response to stress applied to rock can cause a change in the rock's ___________.
 
End of Question 2


Question 3
3
Open Hint for Question 3 in a new window
Under the application of normal stresses, the preferred orientation of rod- and sheet-shaped minerals in a metamorphic rock will be ___________.
 
End of Question 3


Question 4
4
Open Hint for Question 4 in a new window
While working in the field, you find a quartzite in an outcrop. The type of foliation you would observe in this metamorphic rock is ___________.
 
End of Question 4


Question 5
5
Open Hint for Question 5 in a new window
Which type of foliation would you expect to see when normal stress is applied to a granite?
 
End of Question 5


Clear Answers/Start Over




Answer choices in this exercise appear in a different order each time the page is loaded.




Copyright © 1995 - 2014 Pearson Education . All rights reserved.
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Permissions

[Return to the Top of this Page]