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Which principle states that in undisturbed sedimentary rock layers, the oldest rocks are at the bottom, and the youngest rocks are at the top?

What does stratigraphy involve studying in order to determine the relative ages of rocks and the events they represent?

What is the main method used by geologists and archaeologists to determine the chronological order of events without assigning specific ages?

What are fossils useful markers for in relative dating?

What do geological features such as faults or intrusions do in relation to rock layers?


Test your knowledge on relative dating and the principle of superposition with this quiz! Learn how geologists and archaeologists determine the chronological order of events in Earth's history or a specific site without assigning specific ages.

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