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6 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. gone forever; examples - dinosaurs, trilobites
  2. living thing dies and body / parts slowly replaced by minerals; example - logs, bones, shells
  3. fossils usually found in this type of rock
  4. one element changes over time to another element; gives off energy; used to figure out how old rocks/fossils are
  5. ocean animal now extinct; used to be very common arthropod; used as index fossil
  6. huge #s of living things dying off at one time; usually a tragic event causes it

6 True/False questions

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

          

  2. unconformitylayer eroded away, then new layers formed above

          

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

          

  4. intrusionmagma squeezed up from below; younger than layers it cuts through

          

  5. law of superpositionolder layers = lower; younger layers = upper

          

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

          

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