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Stratum: Quiz


Question 1: Rock strata at Depot Beach, ________
New South WalesAustraliaVictoria (Australia)Queensland

Question 2: In ________ and related fields, a stratum (plural: strata) is a layer of rock or soil with internally consistent characteristics that distinguishes it from contiguous layers.
GeologyEarthEarth scienceNature

Question 3: Each band represents a specific mode of deposition—river silt, beach sand, coal swamp, sand dune, ________ bed, etc.
BasaltVolcanoLavaIgneous rock

Question 4: Individual bands may vary in thickness from a few millimeters to a ________ or more.

Question 5: For example, the ________ is a thick exposure of dark, occasionally fossiliferous, shale exposed high in the Canadian Rockies near Burgess Pass.
Burgess ShaleStephen FormationAnomalocarididBurgess Shale type fauna

Question 6: They may extend over hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of the ________'s surface.

Question 7: Strata are typically seen as bands of different colored or differently structured material exposed in ________, road cuts, quarries, and river banks.
Cape (geography)Sound (geography)CliffHeadland


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