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5 Matching questions

  1. Precambrian Time
  2. Survival of the Fittest
  3. Alfred Wagner
  4. Index Fossil
  5. Subduction Boundary
  1. a Organisms that are the fittest will live the longest and produce the most offspring. Then they pass their favorable characteristics onto their offspring.
  2. b A fossil embedded in a rock layer. The age of the rock layer is the same age as the fossils embedded in it.
  3. c The scientist who proposed the theory of Continental Drift.
  4. d The section of the Geologic Time Scale that makes up 90% of Earth's History. No life existed at that time.
  5. e When two plates move towards each other, but the dense oceanic crust sinks under the continental crust. They cause volcanoes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A gap in a rock layer. It reduces scientists understanding of Earth's history because it's a missing piece of information.
  2. The gradual change in a species over time.
  3. The process by which the chemical make-up of a rock changes.
  4. A theory proposed by Alfred Wagner stating that the earth's continents were once joined in a mega continent called Pangaea and gradually drifted apart.
  5. The thickest layer of the Earth. It is where convection currents happen.

5 True/False questions

  1. Geologic Time ScaleChanges in earth's land, such as mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes.


  2. Ice CoresThe DENSEST layer of the Earth that is made of a solid ball of iron.


  3. DensityA science word for "heavy." More dense things sink, less dense things float.


  4. Law of SuperpositionThe process by which individuals that are better adapted to the environment are more likely to survive and reproduce than other members of the same species.


  5. Absolute DatingDetermining the actual age in years of an object ("Exact").


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