Fossils
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Scientists who study fossils are called
    answer choices
    Geologists
    Paleontologists
    Fossil Scientists
    Meteorologists
  • Question 2
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    Q. What type of fossil is this?
    answer choices
    Mold
    Cast
    Preserved remains
    Trace fossil
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which layer is oldest?
    answer choices
    A
    W
    G
    Z
  • Question 4
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    Q. In which kind of rock do we usually find a fossil?
    answer choices
    sedimentary  rock
    rock candy
    hard 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?
    answer choices
    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.
    answer choices
    Cenozoic
    Paleozoic
    Precambrian
    Mesozoic
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which is an example of a trace fossil?
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    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?
    answer choices
    F
    E
    B
    C
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