Semester 1
Review Jeopardy
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Techs
100
Earthquake
Volcano
100
Earth’s
Past
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Rock
Record
Which law tells us that a fault
or igneous intrusion is always
younger than the rock layers it
cuts through?
Answer
The Law of Crosscutting
Relationships
Home
Evidence that an animal was once in a place
like footprints or burrows?
Answer
Trace Fossils
Home
Break in the geologic
record?
Answer
Unconformity
Home
The number of half-lives
gone through when a
parent isotope is ¼ of it’s
original amount?
Answer
2
Home
Which law tells us that all
rocks beneath an
unconformity are older
than rocks above the
unconformity?
Answer
Law of Superposition
Home
In radiometric dating, what is
the original material called?
(the radioactive material)
Answer
Parent isotope
Home
The Impact Hypothesis
says dinosaurs became
extinct when…
Answer
An asteroid crashed into
the Earth
Home
The super continent
that formed about 300
million years ago.
Answer
Pangea
Home
An occurrence where
many species die out?
Answer
Mass extinction
Home
A geologic period is
usually named for?
Answer
The place where
characteristic
fossils were first
discovered.
.
Home
Gradual development
of new organisms
from pre-existing
ones?
Answer
Evolution
Home
These are the longest units of geologic time?
Answer
Eons
Home
Plates that slide past each
other in opposite
directions?
Answer
Transform
Home
One way that plate
movement affects climate?
Answer
Creating
mountains that
affect wind
patterns.
Home
Most scientists agree that
the Earth is about how
hold?
Answer
4.6 Billion Years ago
Home
Slowest moving seismic
waves?
Answer
Surface waves
Home
Why earthquakes usually
occur at plate
boundaries?
Answer
Great stress
Home
How the intensity of
XII is described?
Answer
Total destruction
Home
Area on Earth’s
surface where no direct
seismic waves can be
detected?
Answer
Shadow zone
Home
Tracing of earthquake motion that
depends on a seismograph.
Answer
Seismogram
Home
Liquid rock underground?
Answer
Magma
Home
A large pluton?
Answer
Batholith
Home
The majority of earthquakes
and volcanoes happens here?
Answer
Pacific Ring of Fire
Home
Iceland lies along this?
Answer
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Home
Hawaiian Island formed due
to this?
Answer
Hot Spot
Home
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