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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. era
  2. flora
  3. mold
  4. altered remains
  5. eon
  1. a the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic
  2. b the plants of a given region or period
  3. c fossils changed structurally or chemically; minerals may seep into the pores or cavities of an organism's bones, teeth, and shells
  4. d the impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment
  5. e the second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.
  2. the animals of a given region or period
  3. tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests
  4. all of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum
  5. the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating

5 True/False questions

  1. relative agethe age of a rock layer, or the fossils it contains, compared to other layers

          

  2. remains corbody fossilstracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests

          

  3. copialitesthe preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.

          

  4. castsand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms

          

  5. fossilsthe impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment