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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Tsunami
  2. Cross-cutting relationship
  3. Relative Age
  4. Fault
  5. Carbon Film
  1. a Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.
  2. b Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.
  3. c Thin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.
  4. d The age of something compared with other things.
  5. e Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
  2. Igneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.
  3. Unusually a hot area at the boundary between Earths mantel and core that forms volcanoes melted rock is forced upward and breaks through the crust.
  4. Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
  5. Principle that states that processes that are occurring on the earth today have happened also in the past at or about the same rate.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cinder ConeSteep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.

          

  2. RecyclingA type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism with hard parts is buried, decays or dissolves and leaves a cavity int he rock

          

  3. James HuttonStates that in an undisturbed rock layers the oldest rocks are on the bottom and the rocks become progressively younger toward the top.

          

  4. MoldIgneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.

          

  5. DikeIgneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.

          

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