Geol Quiz 9 - Review Assessment: CHAPTER 9 QUIZ Name Status...

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Review Assessment: CHAPTER 9 QUIZ Name CHAPTER 9 QUIZ Status Completed Score 11 out of 20 points Instructions Question 1 1 out of 1 points An unconformity is __________. Selected Answer: a surface that represents a break in the rock record caused by erosion Correct Answer: a surface that represents a break in the rock record caused by erosion Question 2 0 out of 1 points Which of the following best describes how an angular unconformity will form? Selected Answer: Strata laid down as tilted beds; strata eroded; more strata laid on top. Correct Answer: Strata laid down as horizontal beds; strata tilted up at an angle; strata eroded; more strata laid on top. Question 3 0 out of 1 points What principle of relative dating says that, in a sequence of sedimentary strata (beds or layers), the ones near the bottom are older and the ones near the top are younger? Selected Answer: principle of cross-cutting Correct Answer: law of superposition Question 4 1 out of 1 points The __________ is the concept that, because of evolution, fossil life forms succeed one another in a definite order. Therefore different geologic time periods can be recognized by the presence of particular types of fossils.
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Selected Answer: principle of fossil succession
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Geol Quiz 9 - Review Assessment: CHAPTER 9 QUIZ Name Status...

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