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5 Matching questions

  1. Dike
  2. Magnitude
  3. Carbon Film
  4. Faunal Succession
  5. Shield Volcanoe
  1. a Thin film Of carbon residue preserved as a fossil.
  2. b Broad,gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava.
  3. c Measure of energy released during an earthquake.
  4. d Principle that states that in a series of layers that contain fossils, the oldest fossil is at the bottom.
  5. e Igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Seismic sea wave that begins over an earthquake focus and can be highly destructive when it crashes on the shore.
  2. Remains of species that existed on earth for a relatively short period of time, were abundant and widespread geography, and can be used geologists to assign the ages of rock layers.
  3. Crack in the earth along which NO movement has occured.
  4. Volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; fond mostly where earths plates come together and one plate sinks below the other.
  5. Age in years of a rock or other objects that can be determined by using properties of the atoms that make up materials.

5 True/False questions

  1. SillIgneous rock featured formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers layers of rock that hardens underground.

          

  2. RecyclingIgneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground.

          

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

          

  4. Angular UnconformityVolcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; fond mostly where earths plates come together and one plate sinks below the other.

          

  5. EarthquakeMeasure of energy released during an earthquake.