5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cinder Cone
- James Hutton
- Cross-cutting relationship
- a Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus.
- b Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.
- c The amount of damage caused by an earthquake.
- d Steep sided loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground.
- e Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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
- the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.
- Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
- Measure of energy released during an earthquake.
- An unconformity in which younger sediment or sedimentary rocks rest on the eroded surface of tilted or folded older rocks.
5 True/False Questions
Cast → Surface along which rocks move when they pass their elastic limit and break
Index Fossil → The preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past.
Superposition → 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.
Faunal Succession → Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
Shield Volcanoe → Broad,gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava.