5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Cross-cutting relationship
- Relative Age
- Carbon Film
- a Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.
- b Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.
- c Thin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.
- d The age of something compared with other things.
- e Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break
5 Multiple choice questions
- A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
- Igneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.
- 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.
- Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
- 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
Cinder Cone → Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.
Recycling → 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
James Hutton → States that in an undisturbed rock layers the oldest rocks are on the bottom and the rocks become progressively younger toward the top.
Mold → Igneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.
Dike → Igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.