6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of slow, gradual processes that have been at work for millions or even billions of years.
- the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
- when a single layer of rock is less than 1 centimeter
- intrusions that run in the same direction as the strata
- "veins" of igneous rock that shoot right through several layers of sedimentary rock
- "veins" that run perpendicular to the dirrection of the strata
5 True/False questions
unconformity → a surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another
igneous rock → rock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.
metamorphic rock → rock that has undergone extreme change due to lots of heat and pressure.
weathering → the process by which rocks are broken down by the forces of nature
humus → the decayed remains of once-living creatures