Syvum Home Page
  NY Regents Exam   Teasers   IQ Tests   Chemistry   Biology   GK   C++   Recipes   Search

Home > Examinations > NYSED Regents Exams > Earth Science - High School >

Earth Science - New York Regents August 2008 Exam


Base your answers to questions 26 and 27 on the photograph below, which shows a bedrock outcrop in northeastern New York State. Line AB is an unconformity between sandstone C and metamorphic rock D.

Formats View Examination Paper with Answers Solve Examination Paper Review
: Multiple choice

Your Performance  

26.


The lower layers of sediment found in sandstone C were deposited 520 million years ago. During which period of geologic time did this deposition occur?
(1) Cambrian
(2) Ordovician  
(3) Silurian
(4) Triassic

  1

  2

  3

  4

  Half-n-half Clue
 

27.

After the metamorphism of rock D, which sequence of events most probably formed unconformity AB?
(1) flooding → deposition → erosion → uplift
(2) uplift → erosion → flooding → deposition
(3) deposition → flooding → uplift → erosion
(4) erosion → flooding → uplift → deposition

  1

  2

  3

  4

  Half-n-half Clue
 
⇐ Skip to Questions 15 - 25...Skip to Questions 28 - 35...


 
24 more pages in Earth Science - High School


Contact Info © 1999-2014 Syvum Technologies Inc. Privacy Policy Disclaimer and Copyright
regents - chat
Previous
-
Next
-