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5 Matching questions

  1. which environment has the best conditions to enhance weathering
  2. a fossil with a wide geographic distribution that also is limited to a short span of geologic time is know as _____
  3. ____ is typically formed by metamorphism of shale
  4. flat surfaces along which sedimentary rocks tend to separate or break are called
  5. if a fault cuts across a bed of sedimentary rocks, then which of the following statements must be true
  1. a bedding planes
  2. b the fault is younger than the sedimentary rocks
  3. c an index fossil
  4. d slate
  5. e the amazon rainforest

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Oersoils
  2. sedimentary rocks
  3. frost wedging (CHECK)
  4. the edges and corners
  5. calcite

5 True/False questions

  1. (T/F) Peat is though to be the original material from which coals are formedFalse


  2. which of the following is not a chemical sedimentary rockOersoils


  3. sedimentary rocks account for about what percentage of the Earth's outermost 10 kilometers of rock (1%). also, what percentage of the Earth's continental area is covered by sedimentary rocks (second percentage)5%;75%


  4. (T/F) Carbon-14 is useful for determining the age of igneous rocksFalse


  5. which of the following is an essential characteristic of an index fossilOersoils