Study Guide Page 5

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  • 1. 
    Based on this diagram above, what is the newest rock layer here? (study guide question #14)
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 2. 
    Based on this diagram, which is the oldest layer? (study guide question #15)
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 3. 
    When the movements of paltes get involved (in this case, a faulting boundary), the crust might look like this. Here, a fault forced a layer of older rock over a layer of younger rock, and weathering wore away most of the older rock. Now that our rock layers have changed, which layer is the newest? (study guide question #16)
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

  • 4. 
    Based on this same diagram, is the newest rock layer still on the top? (study guide question #17)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    In this case, the plates were folded and compressed from a convergent plate boundary. Weathering wore away most of the newest rock. Which layer is the newest here? (study guide question #18)
    • A. 

      Layer A

    • B. 

      Layer B

    • C. 

      Layer C

    • D. 

      Layer D

    • E. 

      Layer E

    • F. 

      Layer F

  • 6. 
    In this diagram, layer D is the newest. Is this layer still on top? (study guide question #19)
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No