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Geological Time Test

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Geological Time Test
This exam is to test your knowledge of geologic time.

  
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1.  End of this era was believed to be caused by a comet or asteroid colliding with Earth, causing a huge cloud of dust and smoke to rise into the atmosphere, blocking out the sun.
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2.  ________________ are the longest subdivision of GTS.
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3.                                     Dinosaurs and birds are said to have evolved during The Mesozoic Eera.                                        
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4.  The Geologic time scale is subdivided into 4 groups. List them beginning with the largest.
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5.  During which era were the first land plants formed.
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6.  List the 4 time periods (eras) beginning with the most recent one.
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7.  __________ is the division of Earth’s history based on life forms which lived during that period.
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8.  _______________ is change of animals over time.
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9.  The era of middle life; a time of many changes on Earth.                                        
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10.  The theory that organisms with characteristics best suited for that environment will survive their is known as _______________.
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11.  Which era am I describing.  The era of ancient life. It is divided into 3 periods, Early, Middle, and late. The age of the invertebrates was in this era.
12.  The era of recent life; continues today                                         1.    Part of the Cenozoic Era comprised the Ice Age.                                         2.    Mountain Ranges formed during this period.                                         3.    Mammals became larger.                                         4.    Homo sapiens, wise man, appeared during this era.  What era am I describing?
13.  Cyanobacteria does not produce oxygen.
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14.  __________ is a group of organisms which have the ability to reproduce with members of their group.
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15.  Which geologic event occurred during the Mesozoic era? 
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16.  During which era did Pangaea break up?
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17.  ___________ are blue green algae thought to be one of the earliest forms of life on Earth. It contains chlorophyll and photosynthesized meaning it was a plant. We give thanks to their existence.
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18.  The movie "Jurassic Park" got its title from which era?
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19.                                      What time period am I describing.Rocks dating back in this time were RARE because of erosion; hence hardly no fossil records. Rocks were buried and changed by heat and pressure. Fossils could not withstand the conditions.
20.  What is the longest part of Earth’s history. Trace fossils appeared.
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