Fossils
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  • Question 1
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    Where are most fossils found?

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    Igneous rock

    Metamorphic rock

    Sedimentary Rock

  • Question 2
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    What type of fossil is this?

    answer choices

    Mold fossil

    Cast fossil

    True Form fossil

    Trace Fossil

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What kind of fossil is this?

    answer choices

    Mold Fossil

    Cast Fossil

    True Form Fossil

    Trace Fossil

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
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    What kind of fossils are these?

    answer choices

    Mold fossils

    Cast fossils

    True Form fossils

    Trace fossils

  • Question 5
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    What kind of fossil is this?

    answer choices

    Mold fossil

    Cast fossil

    True Form fossil

    Trace fossil

  • Question 6
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    This kind of fossil leaves behind evidence of an animal's behavior or activity.

    answer choices

    Mold fossil

    Cast fossil

    Trace fossil

    True Form fossil

  • Question 7
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    Footprints, nests, and eggs are all examples of what kind of fossils?

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    Mold fossil

    Cast fossil

    Trace fossil

    True Form fossil

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
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    What can NOT become a fossil?

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    plants

    animals

    soft body parts

    rocks

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    What might a paleontologist conclude about an animal who's fossil footprints were far apart?

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    It could swim.

    It was walking.

    It was able to fly.

    It ran fast.

  • Question 10
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    Eras are

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    a type of fossil

    evidence that shows behavior of plants and animals

    time periods in which scientists measure when events took place

    clocks that show time in history

  • Question 11
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    A mold fossil is

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    evidence of animal's behavior such a footprints or nests

    the positive image of a fossil that was formed by sediments and minerals

    the entire preserved organism

    the impression of the animal or plant left after it decomposed

  • Question 12
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    What do fossils teach us about?

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    Everything we need to know about a plant or animal.

    They teach us about the past and the environment.

    Everything single living thing will become a fossil when it dies.

    That wooly mammoths are not extinct.

  • Question 13
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    A scorpion found in amber is an example of

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    Mold fossil

    Cast fossil

    True Form fossil

    Trace fossil

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    True Form fossils are usually found in

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    amber, rock, ice

    amber, ice, cement

    amber, tar, rock

    amber, tar, ice

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    What could you NOT conclude by looking at this dinosaur fossil?

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    It has sharp teeth so it probably ate meat.

    It had long legs so it probably ran fast.

    It had a long tail which it probably used for defense.

    It had claws so it was probably a great swimmer.

  • Question 16
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    Fossils found in different layers of the earth likely came from the same era or time period.

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    True

    False

  • Question 17
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    Fossils today are most likely found

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    close to the surface of the earth

    in the middle layer of the earth

    in the deepest layers of the earth

    fossils are only found in bodies of water

  • Question 18
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    The deeper the layer the fossil is found, the older the fossil will likely be.

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    True

    False

  • Question 19
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    Extinct means

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    A dead animal has become fossilized.

    There is no more of a species left.

    Permineralization has occured within the fossil.

    The fossil has become petrified.

  • Question 20
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    Which of the following can we NOT learn from fossils?

    answer choices

    how animals communicated with each other

    how the environment has changed

    how species have changed

    extinct species

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