Question types

Start with

Question limit

of 17 available terms

Print test

6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. rock that has undergone extreme change due to lots of heat and pressure.
  2. unidentifiable unconformities
  3. rock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.
  4. a surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another
  5. when stratified layers rest on top of unstratified layers
  6. inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth

5 True/False questions

  1. intrusion"veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock


  2. weatheringthe process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature


  3. laminationinorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth


  4. catastrophismthe view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.


  5. humus"veins" that run perpendicular to the dirrection of the strata