RELATIVE DATING TRUE-FALSE EXERCISE




True or False:

A is conglomerate.
B is limestone.
F is shale.
I is sandstone.
H is igneous.

H is slate.
E is quartzite.
C is marble.
G is igneous.
G is a sill.

G is a lava flow.
D is a sill.
D is older than B.
G is younger than F.
G and H are the same age.

C and E are the same age.
The relative age of A and D may be determined.
The geologic structure above P is an anticline.
Just to the right of Q is a syncline. R is a joint.

R is a reverse fault.
N and V are the same age.
The oldest sedimentary rock shown is P.
The oldest sedimentary rock shown is T.
The oldest rock shown is S.

O is younger than Q.
O is younger than I.
Q is younger than I.
S is a laccolith.
S is a stock or batholith.

Q is a sill.
O is a dike.
The erosion is younger than the folding.
M and T are the same age.
J is a fault.

J is an unconformity.
S is older than T.
The youngest rock is positively A.
S could be younger than A.
O could be younger than A.
G could be younger than A.



Answers: T, T, F, F, F/T, T, T, T, F/T, T, F, F, T/T, F, T, T, F/F, T, F, T, F/F,T ,T, F, T/F, T, T, F, F/T, F, F, T, T, F.



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