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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. when there are parallel, stratified rock layers above and below the unconformity, but there is a clear surface of erosion between them
  2. the decayed remains of once-living creatures
  3. rock that has undergone extreme change due to lots of heat and pressure.
  4. intrusions that run in the same direction as the strata
  5. the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
  6. when stratified layers rest on top of unstratified layers

5 True/False questions

  1. intrusion"veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock

          

  2. igneous rock"veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock

          

  3. weatheringthe process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature

          

  4. sedimentary rockrock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.

          

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

          

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