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5 Matching questions

  1. Transform Boundary
  2. Geologic Time Scale
  3. Weathering
  4. Absolute Dating
  5. Geologic Change
  1. a When two plates slide past each other. They cause earthquakes.
  2. b When rocks are broken down into smaller pieces through actions by wind, water, roots, and animals.
  3. c Determining the actual age in years of an object ("Exact").
  4. d A timeline of earth's history. It correlates the existence of life on Earth with geological events, such as mass extinctions.
  5. e Changes in earth's land, such as mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Determining the age of an object in relation to other objects ("Estimate").
  2. The era of the Geologic Time Scale when life first appeared in the oceans. It came after Precambrian Time.
  3. When two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.
  4. The era of the Geologic Time Scale when the dinosaurs both appeared and became extinct.
  5. The scientist who proposed the theory of Continental Drift.

5 True/False questions

  1. Natural SelectionAny inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment.

          

  2. Mechanical WeatheringThe process by which the chemical make-up of a rock changes.

          

  3. Precambrian TimeThe thickest layer of the Earth. It is where convection currents happen.

          

  4. Continental Drift TheoryWhen two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.

          

  5. Divergent BoundaryWhen two continental plates move towards each other. They cause mountains.