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2. 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

3. What is the daughter isotope of 238U

  • 207Pb
  • 206Pb
  • 237U
  • 236Pb

4. which rock is a fine grained, extrusive igneous rock dominated by hornblende and augite?

  • Basalt
  • Felsite
  • Granite
  • Diorite

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

  • Holocene, pleistocene, pleiocene, miocene, oligocene, eocene, cretaceous, jurassic, triassic, permian, carboniferous, devonian, silurian, ordovician, cambrian
  • 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

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