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1. What is the correct order of the geological time periods?

  • cambrian, ordivician, silurian, devonian, carboniferous, permian, triassic, jurassic, cretacrous, eocene, oligocene, miocene, pleiocene, pleistocene, holocene
  • ordovician, holocene, cambrian, carboniferous, cretaceous, eocene, devonian, silurian, permian, jurassic, oligocene, triassic, pleiosene, miocene, pleistocene
  • Holocene, pleistocene, pleiocene, miocene, oligocene, eocene, cretaceous, jurassic, triassic, permian, carboniferous, devonian, silurian, ordovician, cambrian
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2. What two rock series do Hutton's Unconformity separate?

  • Metamorphic and Igneous
  • Devonian Red Sandstone and Silurian Grey Wacke
  • Millstone grit and Whinn Sill

3. which rock is a coarse textured, intrusive igneous rock dominated by quarts, K feldspar and mica?

  • Felsite
  • Granite
  • Basalt
  • Diorite

4. Which of the following are all metamorphic rocks?

  • Marble, slate, phyllite, gneiss, schist, quartzite
  • conglomerate, sandstone, shale, mudstone, basalt
  • basalt, slate, diorite, flint, marble, granite

5. Which of these are tertiary rocks?

  • Metamorphic rocks such as marble
  • Most sedimentary e.g. shales, clay
  • Igneous rocks such as basalt


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