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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. intrusions that run in the same direction as the strata
  2. the process by which sediments and rock fragments are carried away by wind or rain
  3. a surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another
  4. rock formed from molten rock, which is usually called magna.
  5. the view that most of earth's geological features are the result of large-scale catastrophes such as floods, volcanic eruptions, etc.
  6. rock that has undergone extreme change due to lots of heat and pressure.

5 True/False questions

  1. nonconformitya surface of erosion that separates one layer of rock from another

          

  2. mineralsintrusions that run in the same direction as the strata

          

  3. sedimentary rockrock formed from sediments (sand, silt, and other components of soil) and laid down by water or some other agent.

          

  4. uniformitarianismthe 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.

          

  5. disconformitieswhen there are parallel, stratified rock layers above and below the unconformity, but there is a clear surface of erosion between them