NAME

Question types


Start with


Question limit

of 18 available terms

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads
Print test

6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. older layers = lower; younger layers = upper
  2. age of Earth based on age of oldest rocks found
  3. magma squeezed up from below; younger than layers it cuts through
  4. living thing dies and body / parts slowly replaced by minerals; example - logs, bones, shells
  5. huge #s of living things dying off at one time; usually a tragic event causes it
  6. time for half # of radioactive atoms to change (decay) into different type of atoms

6 True/False questions

  1. absolute agespecific age of rock or fossil; example - rock layer A is 25 myo

          

  2. uniformitarianismgeology that happened in past, happens now, and will in future too; constant change in Earth; James Hutton idea

          

  3. unconformityevidence left by living thing long ago; examples - tracks, tunnels, turds, nests, etc.

          

  4. sedimentarygone forever; examples - dinosaurs, trilobites

          

  5. relative agespecific age of rock or fossil; example - rock layer A is 25 myo

          

  6. invertebratesgone forever; examples - dinosaurs, trilobites

          

Create Set