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5 Matching questions

  1. Angular Unconformity
  2. Cross-cutting relationship
  3. Cast
  4. Dike
  5. Earthquake
  1. a Igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.
  2. b Vibrations producedwjen rocks break along a fault
  3. c Principle that states that which cats across is younger that what it cuts.
  4. d A type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.
  5. e An unconformity in which younger sediment or sedimentary rocks rest on the eroded surface of tilted or folded older rocks.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. English naturalist. He studied the plants and animals of South America and the Pacific islands, and in his book On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859) set forth his theory of evolution.
  2. A type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism with hard parts is buried, decays or dissolves and leaves a cavity int he rock
  3. In an earthquake, the point below Earth's surface were energy is released in the form of Seismic waves.
  4. the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products.
  5. Geologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.

5 True/False questions

  1. CompositeA type of body fossil that firms when crystals fill a mold or sediments wash into mold and harden into rock.

          

  2. Joint/fractureCrack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.

          

  3. Faunal SuccessionGeologist who developed the principle of Uniformitarianism, considered the father of modern geology.

          

  4. SillA type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism with hard parts is buried, decays or dissolves and leaves a cavity int he rock

          

  5. Hot SpotUnusually a hot area at the boundary between Earths mantel and core that forms volcanoes melted rock is forced upward and breaks through the crust.