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5 Matching questions

  1. cementation
  2. relative dating
  3. principle of superposition
  4. rock cycle
  5. absolute dating
  1. a chemical and physical process that continuously form and change rocks
  2. b the process of assigning a precise numerical age to an organism, object, or event
  3. c a rule stating that the oldest rocks in an undisturbed sequence of rock layers will be at the bottom of the sequence.
  4. d the process in which minerals slowly precipitate out of water and fill in the spaces between clasts
  5. e the process of placing objects or events in their proper sequence in time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an uneven break in a mineral
  2. naturally formed, consolidated mixture containing minerals, rock fragments, or volcanic glass
  3. rock that cools from lava
  4. empty spaces between particles
  5. the remains or traces of organ isms found in geologic record

5 True/False questions

  1. texturea description including the size and arrangement of a rock's components


  2. intrusive igneous rockrock that cools from lava


  3. unconformitya gap in the rock record during which erosion occured or deposition was absent


  4. magmamelted or moten rock inside the earth


  5. foliatedtextures of metamorphic rock that have layers or bands


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