How a Landform Diagram Describes the Geological Progression of a Landscape - Quiz & Worksheet


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Uniformitarianism states:

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1. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

2. An unconformity is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Landform diagrams can help describe the geological progression of a landscape, and this quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of how these diagrams work, what they tell us, and the laws of geology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you'll be asked to:

  • Match natural laws of geology with their definitions
  • Describe the term unconformity
  • Use natural geology laws to determine the age of earth layers

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet set allow students to build the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding natural laws and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the natural law at work in sample landform diagrams

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson, How a Landform Diagram Describes the Geological Progression of a Landscape, can provide you with more details on this subject. The lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Define a landform diagram
  • Learn about the principle of Crosscutting Relations
  • Practice using the geological laws