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5 Matching questions

  1. Continental Drift Theory
  2. Paleozoic Era
  3. Outer Core
  4. Unconformity
  5. Convergent Boundary
  1. a The next dense layer of the Earth that surrounds the inner core. It's made of a liquid ball of iron.
  2. b A gap in a rock layer. It reduces scientists understanding of Earth's history because it's a missing piece of information.
  3. c The era of the Geologic Time Scale when life first appeared in the oceans. It came after Precambrian Time.
  4. d 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. e When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. When two plates slide past each other. They cause earthquakes.
  2. The era of the Geologic Time Scale when the dinosaurs both appeared and became extinct.
  3. When two plates move towards each other, but the dense oceanic crust sinks under the continental crust. They cause volcanoes.
  4. Organisms that are the fittest will live the longest and produce the most offspring. Then they pass their favorable characteristics onto their offspring.
  5. The 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 True/False questions

  1. Cenozoic EraThe era of the Geologic Time Scale when the dinosaurs both appeared and became extinct.

          

  2. Absolute DatingDetermining the age of an object in relation to other objects ("Estimate").

          

  3. Alfred WagnerThe next dense layer of the Earth that surrounds the inner core. It's made of a liquid ball of iron.

          

  4. EvolutionThe gradual change in a species over time.

          

  5. Mid Atlantic RidgeAn underwater mountain chain in the Atlantic Ocean caused by sea-floor spreading.

          

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