Fossils and Geologic Time
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Scientists who study fossils are called
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    Geologists
    Paleontologists
    Fossil Scientists
    Meteorologists
  • Question 2
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    Q. What type of fossil is this?
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    Mold
    Cast
    Preserved remains
    Trace fossil
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which layer is oldest?
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    A
    W
    G
    Z
  • Question 4
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    Q.

    In which kind of rock do we usually find a fossil?

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    sedimentary rock

    igneous rock

    metamorphic rock

    magma rock

  • Question 5
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    Q. How old do Paleontologists believe the Earth is?
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    2015 years old
    3.6 billion years old
    4.6 billion years old
    4.6 million years old
  • Question 6
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    Q. According to the law of superposition, which layer is the youngest?
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    A
    B
    C
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which is the most recent era of time- the one that we are currently in?
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    Mesozoic 
    Paleozoic 
    Cenozoic 
    Precambrian 
  • Question 8
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    Q. The era that dinosaurs ruled the Earth's land, air and oceans.
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    Cenozoic
    Paleozoic
    Precambrian
    Mesozoic
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which is an example of a trace fossil?
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    animal tracks
    coprolite
    burrows
    all of the answers given here
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is an example of an index fossil?
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    t-rex fossils
    insect in amber
    trilobites or ammonites
    woolly mammoth fossils
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is a fossil?
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    the remains or physical evidence of an organism preserved by geologic processes
    fossils can be preserved in rock, amber, asphalt, or ice
    any naturally preserved evidence of animal activity
    fossil of an organism that lived during a relatively short period of time
  • Question 12
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    Q. Fossilized tracks or other evidence of activity of an organism.
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    trail 
    trace 
    index
    absolute 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of the following would NOT help an organism become fossilized?
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    shell 
    skeleton 
    buried quickly with sediment 
    soft body parts 
  • Question 14
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    Q. According to the law of superposition, the oldest fossils are found 
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    At the top of the rock layers
    Near the bottom of the rock layers
    In the middle of the rock layers
    Somewhat near the surface
  • Question 15
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    Q. Which rock layer contains the newest fossils?
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    F
    E
    B
    C
  • Question 16
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    Q.

    Which statement is true about the fossil record?

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    It provides evidence for history of life on Earth

    It is a record of all living things

    It shows how our climate has remained the same over time

    It does not support the theory of evolution

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    An organism that no longer exists on Earth is called _____.

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    extinct

    decayed

    evolved

    preserved

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    Saying you are older than your sister is an example of _____.

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    Relative age dating

    Absolute age dating

    Fossils

    Radioactive dating

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    The Geologic Time Scale is a record of what _____.

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    old geologists

    the known history of rocks and fossils

    a list of every living thing ever

    the notes of geology music

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    Pangea broke up in the _____.

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    Mesozoic Era

    Cenozoic Era

    Paleozoic Era

    Precambrian Era

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