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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. relative age
  2. unaltered remains
  3. geologic time scale
  4. period
  5. flora
  1. a the age of a rock layer, or the fossils it contains, compared to other layers
  2. b fossil retains the organism's original structure and composition; it remains unchanged (EX: complete insect in amber
  3. c a vertical timeline representing events in Earth's history. It is divided into blocks of time that represent great changes in Earth's biodiversity
  4. d the third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous
  5. e the plants of a given region or period

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a method used to determine the absolute age of a rock by sing the rock's chemistry
  2. the animals of a given region or period
  3. They can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation
  4. the second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic
  5. the preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.

5 True/False questions

  1. copialitesfossilized feces; provides important information about the diet and size of the animal that produced them

          

  2. eonthe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic

          

  3. absolute agethe numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating

          

  4. moldthe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic

          

  5. castthe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic