5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Shield Volcanoe
- a States that in an undisturbed rock layers the oldest rocks are on the bottom and the rocks become progressively younger toward the top.
- b Broad,gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava.
- c Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break
- d Principle that states that processes that are occurring on the earth today have happened also in the past at or about the same rate.
- e Volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; fond mostly where earths plates come together and one plate sinks below the other.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Vibrations producedwjen rocks break along a fault
- The age of something compared with other things.
- Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
- In an earthquake, the point below Earth's surface were energy is released in the form of Seismic waves.
- Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
5 True/False questions
Carbon Film → Thin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.
Tsunami → Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.
Cast → A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
Hot Spot → 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.
Cross-cutting relationship → Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.