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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. fossils usually found in this type of rock
  2. animals without backbone; earliest animals; examples - insects, jellyfish, worms
  3. older layers = lower; younger layers = upper
  4. gone forever; examples - dinosaurs, trilobites
  5. magma squeezed up from below; younger than layers it cuts through
  6. comparison; younger vs. older; not exact

6 True/False questions

  1. unconformitylayer eroded away, then new layers formed above

          

  2. trace fossilliving thing dies and body / parts slowly replaced by minerals; example - logs, bones, shells

          

  3. 4.6 billion years oldliving thing dies and body / parts slowly replaced by minerals; example - logs, bones, shells

          

  4. absolute agecomparison; younger vs. older; not exact

          

  5. uniformitarianismgeology that happened in past, happens now, and will in future too; constant change in Earth; James Hutton idea

          

  6. trilobiteocean animal now extinct; used to be very common arthropod; used as index fossil

          

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