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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. when a single layer of rock is less than 1 centimeter
  2. "veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock
  3. rock that has undergone extreme change due to lots of heat and pressure.
  4. rock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.
  5. rock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.
  6. the process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. sillsintrusions that run in the same direction as the strata

          

  3. paraconformitiesunidentifiable unconformities

          

  4. erosionthe process by which sediments and rock fragments are carried away by wind or rain

          

  5. catastrophismthe view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.

          

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