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Geologic Cross Section Diagram (Grade 10)

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Geologic Cross Section Diagram

Use the geologic cross section below to answer the questions.
Geologic Cross Section 1
1. 
F is older than D.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
A is an example of an unconformity.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
B is younger than D because of the principle of superposition.
  1. True
  2. False
4. 
A and D formed at the same time.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Which is the oldest layer?
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. F
6. 
Which is the youngest layer?
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. F
7. 
Which rock sequence layers are correctly ordered oldest to youngest?
  1. D, E, C
  2. E, A, C
  3. C, E, D
  4. C, A, E
8. 
What type of rock are A and F?
  1. igneous
  2. sedimentary
  3. metamorphic
9. 
A must be younger than E because of which relative dating principle?
  1. superposition
  2. faunal succession
  3. original horizontality
  4. cross-cutting relationships
10. 
Which principle of relative dating is NOT represented on the diagram?
  1. superposition
  2. faunal succession
  3. intrusive relationships
  4. cross-cutting relationships

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