Relative Dating
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. States that younger rocks lie above older rocks if the layers have not been disturbed
    answer choices
    Law of crosscutting
    Law of superposition
    Relative Dating
    Unconformity
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. A break in the geologic record that is made when rock layers are eroded over a long period of time
    answer choices
    Law of Superposition
    Law of Crosscutting
    Relative Dating
    Unconformity
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. How does the law of crosscutting explain the age of a fault?
    answer choices
    The fault is younger than the rocks above it.
    The fault is younger than the rocks it cuts through.
    The fault is older than the rocks above it.
    The fault is older than the rocks it cuts through.
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. What are the relative ages of the features in order from oldest to youngest?
    answer choices
    Limestone, Basalt, Fault, Siltstone
    Siltstone, Fault, Basalt, Limestone
    Limestone, Fault, Basalt, Siltstone
    Limestone, Siltstone, Fault, Basalt
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Relative dating of rock layers tells us that the deeper we dig, _______.
    answer choices
    the younger the rocks get
    the smellier the rocks get
    the harder the rocks get
    the older the rocks get
  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is the oldest?
    answer choices
    Layer L
    Intrusion D
    Intrusion H
    Layer E
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. How does sedimentary rock usually form?
    answer choices
    Vertically
    Diagonally
    Folding
    Horizontally
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Letter "F" is a....
    answer choices
    inclusion
    intrusion
    fault
    unconformity 
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. The rock formation labeled "P" is a(n)...
    answer choices
    fault
    intrusion
    inclusion
    unconformity
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the most recent event?

    answer choices

    E

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What rock in the Oldest?

    answer choices

    Conglomerate

    Shale

    Breccia

    Sandstone

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the last event to happen?

    answer choices

    Deposition of Breccia

    Igneous Intrusion

    Faulting

    Deposition of Limestone

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Above what layer is there an unconformity?

    answer choices

    H

    M

    R

    F

  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the most recent event to happen?

    answer choices

    A

    B

    C

    D

  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What type of Metamorphic Rock would form at location A?

    answer choices

    Marble

    Slate

    Quartzite

    Sandstone

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