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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. the process by which sediments and rock fragments are carried away by wind or rain
  2. the process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature
  3. the decayed remains of once-living creatures
  4. the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of slow, gradual processes that have been at work for millions or even billions of years.
  5. when stratified layers rest on top of unstratified layers
  6. inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth

5 True/False questions

  1. dikesintrusions that run in the same direction as the strata

          

  2. paraconformitieswhen there are parallel, stratified rock layers above and below the unconformity, but there is a clear surface of erosion between them

          

  3. unconformitywhen stratified layers rest on top of unstratified layers

          

  4. sedimentary rockrock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.

          

  5. laminationwhen a single layer of rock is less than 1 centimeter

          

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