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  • Question 1
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    Q. ____________________ is a scientist who studies fossils.
    answer choices
    paleontologist 
     fossil
    preserved
    extinct
  • Question 2
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    Q.   A _____________________ is the remains or evidence of an   ancient organism.
    answer choices
    paleontologist 
     fossil
    preserved
    extinct
  • Question 3
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    Q. When something is _____________________ it no longer exists.
    answer choices
    paleontologist 
     fossil
    preserved
    extinct
  • Question 4
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    Q. Something _____________________ has been kept from harm or   change.
    answer choices
    paleontologist 
     fossil
    preserved
    extinct
  • Question 5
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    Q. A _____________________ is an extinct ocean shellfish.
    answer choices
    paleontologist 
     fossil
    Trilobite
    extinct
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why is it important to study fossils?
    answer choices
     Fossils are evidence of organisms that lived long ago.
    Fossils are fortune tellers.
    Fossils are fun to study.
    Fossils are found everywhere in the world.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which would be an example of a fossil?
    answer choices
    Sedimentary Rock
    Oyster Pearl
    Dinosaur Footprint
      Rotting Log
  • Question 8
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    Q. What evidence shows that parts of Utah were once the sea floor of   an ancient ocean?
    answer choices
    Mammoth fossils found in caves.
     Saber tooth tiger claws found in rocks.
    Trilobites found in limestone.
    Cooper and gold found in mines.
  • Question 9
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    Q. Why are the soft parts of a shark’s body not preserved in a fossil?  
    answer choices
    They are squeezed out when the shark is buried.
    They are not made of mineral or rock.
    They cannot be changed to rock.
    They rot before fossilization can occur.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Where are prehistoric animals preserved as whole animals?
    answer choices
     In Sedimentary Rock
    In amber
    In limestone
    In oceans
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which Rock type would be best to find fossils?
    answer choices
    Igneous Rock
    Sedimentary Rock
    Metamorphic Rock
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which of the following animals used to live in Utah but does not now?
    answer choices
    buffalo
    mountain lion
    mammoth
    dog
  • Question 13
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    Q. Dinosaur fossils and coal found in Emery and Uintah County indicate    that parts of Utah were____________.
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    tropical and swampy
    hot and dry
    hot and wet
    cold and wet
  • Question 14
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    Q. Mineral Replacement → The process of an organism’s hard parts being dissolved and replaced by other minerals.
    answer choices
    true
    false 
  • Question 15
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    Q. Climate → A pattern of weather over a period of time
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    true
    false
  • Question 16
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    Q. Impression →A mark or design made on a surface by pressure
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    ture
    false
  • Question 17
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    Q. Extinction → Loss of an entire type of organism
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    true
    false
  • Question 18
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    Q. Tropical → Very hot and dry climate
    answer choices
    true
    false
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