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5 Multiple choice questions

  1. principle that states that younger layers are on top and the older ones are on bottom, Steno's Law
  2. process in which the radioactive isotopes break down
  3. a break in a body of rock along which one block sides are relative to another
  4. an ersinal surface between horizontal layers of sedimentary rocks
  5. occurs when internal forces in the Earth slant rock layers

4 True/False questions

  1. non-conformityall rocks except sedimentary rocks are eroded


  2. foldinginternal force due to stress which bends the surface


  3. radiometric datingdetermine age of rocks using radioactive dating


  4. angular unconformityone or more missing layers in a sequence, gap in geologic record