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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. foliated
  2. fracture
  3. cleavage
  4. rock
  5. relative dating
  1. a naturally formed, consolidated mixture containing minerals, rock fragments, or volcanic glass
  2. b an uneven break in a mineral
  3. c physical property of a mineral that allows it to break along flat planes
  4. d the process of placing objects or events in their proper sequence in time
  5. e textures of metamorphic rock that have layers or bands

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a description including the size and arrangement of a rock's components
  2. the color of a mineral in powdered form
  3. the remains or traces of organ isms found in geologic record
  4. the process of assigning a precise numerical age to an organism, object, or event
  5. rock that cools from magma

5 True/False questions

  1. principle of superpositiona rule stating that the oldest rocks in an undisturbed sequence of rock layers will be at the bottom of the sequence.


  2. magmamelted or moten rock inside the earth


  3. uniformitarianisman idea which states that the laws of nature operate today as they have in the past


  4. cementationphysical property of a mineral that allows it to break along flat planes


  5. clastsmelted or moten rock inside the earth


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