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5 Matching questions

  1. Cast
  2. Fault
  3. Mold
  4. Tsunami
  5. Sill
  1. a A 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
  2. b Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break
  3. c A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
  4. d Igneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.
  5. e Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past.
  2. Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.
  3. Age in years of a rock or other objects that can be determined by using properties of the atoms that make up materials.
  4. Remains of species that existed on earth for a relatively short period of time, were abundant and widespread geography, and can be used geologists to assign the ages of rock layers.
  5. Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.

5 True/False questions

  1. James HuttonGeologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.

          

  2. IntensityVolcano 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.

          

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

          

  4. Cinder ConeRemains of species that existed on earth for a relatively short period of time, were abundant and widespread geography, and can be used geologists to assign the ages of rock layers.

          

  5. Shield VolcanoeBroad,gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava.

          

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