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Relative Age Quiz. 1. Igneous intrusion D is younger than layers B, C, and E according to A.Law of superposition B.Law of cross-cutting relationships.

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1 Relative Age Quiz

2 1. Igneous intrusion D is younger than layers B, C, and E according to A.Law of superposition B.Law of cross-cutting relationships C.Original horizontality D.Uniformitarianism

3 2. Which of these is in the correct order from oldest to most recent? A.B, C, A, D, E B.D, C, B, A, E C.C, B, A, D, E D.E, D, C, B, A

4 3. Which of the following statements about the shale (rock 2) is incorrect? A.It is older than the conglomerate B.It is younger than the basalt dike C.It is younger than the limestone D.Its upper surface was weathered and eroded

5 4. Rock 3 would be most likely which of the following? A.Sandstone B.Shale C.Limestone D.Granite

6 5. According to the diagram, the age of rock layers in two different locations can be matched by A.Being found at the same elevation B.Being the same type of rock C.Having the same rock types either above or below D.Containing the same index fossils

7 6. What type of unconformity is erosional surface E? A.Angular unconformity B.Nonconformity C.Disconformity D.“I don’t wanna”-conformity

8 7. Sedimentary rock F is the youngest according to A.Law of superposition B.Law of cross-cutting relationships C.Original horizontality D.Uniformitarianism

9 8. What type of rock might have formed along the edges of igneous intrusions R and M? A.Igneous B.Sedimentary C.Metamorphic D.Not enough info

10 9. Which of the following statements about fault D are accurate? A.It is younger than layer C B.It is younger than intrusion I C.It happened before layer H D.It happened after layer B

11 10. This picture is most clearly depicting A.Law of superposition B.Law of cross-cutting relationships C.Original horizontality D.Uniformitarianism

12 Bonus (to forgive you for one missed question) States that the forces that are changing Earth’s surface today are the same forces that changed Earth’s surface in the past. A.Law of superposition B.Law of cross-cutting relationships C.Original horizontality D.Uniformitarianism


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