Fossils, Sedimentary Rock
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Fossil are typically found in what geographic formation?
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    archipelagos
    volcanoes
    layers
    sand dunes
  • Question 2
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    Q. What does a paleontologist study? 
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    trees
    fossils
    volcanoes
    organisms that are alive today
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which fossil is the youngest?
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    fossil 1
    fossil 2
    fossil 3
    fossil 4
  • Question 4
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    Q. According to the fossil record, which fossil is the oldest?
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    fossil 5
    fossil 2
    fossil 3
    fossil 4
  • Question 5
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    Q. According to this fossil record. What type of environment was there first?
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    land
    lava
    ocean
    forest
  • Question 6
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    Q. Sediments are falling into the layers.  What do the sediments do to make sedimentary rocks?
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    get eroded more
    ice wedging breaks it apart
    the sediments do not get compacted
    compacted and cemented together
  • Question 7
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    Q. You find shark tooth and fish fossils in an area that is now a forrest. What can you infer about the history of this place?
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    The area was once a valley
    The area was once a desert
    The area was once covered in ice
    The area was once an ocean
  • Question 8
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    Q. Wind blows around sand sediments and they get dropped in a new place. This process of dropping off sediments is called?
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    erosion
    weathering
    deposition
    condensation
  • Question 9
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    Q. This fossil record has many shells.  This evidence helps you infer that.....
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    there was never an ocean here
    land was here first then ocean
    an ocean used to be here for a long time
    ocean was here for a short time
  • Question 10
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    Q. Cement together is part of making a sedimentary rock.  What is a synonym for "cement together".
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    stuck together
    pull apart 
    squeezing together
    expanding
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which is not true about fossils?
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    fossils are only animals remains
    fossils show the history of Earth
    Fossils can be found in sedimentary rock layers
    fossils can be traces of organisms footprints and body structure
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