6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- a surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another
- "veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock
- the process by which sediments and rock fragments are carried away by wind or rain
- when a single layer of rock is less than 1 centimeter
- rock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.
- the process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature
5 True/False Questions
dikes → intrusions that run in the same direction as the strata
catastrophism → the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
sedimentary rock → rock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.
uniformitarianism → 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.
sills → "veins" that run perpendicular to the dirrection of the strata