2nd Trimester Benchmark Review (Part 2)

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2nd Trimester Benchmark Review (Part 2)

THis is the second part of your benchmark review


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  • 1. 
    If there is competition for a species to survive, which ones will survive?
    • A. 

      The ones best adapted for their environment

    • B. 

      The fastest ones

    • C. 

      The biggest ones

    • D. 

      The ones that are genetically similar

  • 2. 
    In the deepest layer of the Earth, you might find fossils that
    • A. 

      Were dinosaurs

    • B. 

      Lived in the Cenozoic Era

    • C. 

      Look very different from organisms today

    • D. 

      Are very similar to organisms today

  • 3. 
    Why do scientists study fossils?
    • A. 

      To collect data about the rock cycle

    • B. 

      To study evolution

    • C. 

      To study the rock cycle

    • D. 

      To collect data about species alive right now

  • 4. 
    Comparing similarities between current organisms and fossils gives evidence that what happened?
    • A. 

      What happened 500 years ago

    • B. 

      Extinction of plants and animals

    • C. 

      Jurassic Park the movie

    • D. 

      Evolution

  • 5. 
    What does the Law of Superposition state?
    • A. 

      The newest layers are on the bottom

    • B. 

      The newest layers are at the middle

    • C. 

      The oldest layers are at the bottom

    • D. 

      The oldest layers are at the top

  • 6. 
    How does metamorphic rock form?
    • A. 

      High temperature and heat

    • B. 

      Only from sedimentary rock

    • C. 

      From fossils

    • D. 

      From the rock cycle

  • 7. 
    Which is an example of the Rock Cycle?
    • A. 

      Fossils forming in the sand

    • B. 

      Sedimentary turning into metamorphic rock

    • C. 

      Volcanoes making lava

    • D. 

      Ocean rocks becoming sand

  • 8. 
    Which one is evidence that the theory of plate tectonics happened (in terms of life science)?
    • A. 

      Continents fit like puzzle pieces

    • B. 

      The same plants and animals are in North and South America

    • C. 

      There are tropical plant fossils in Antarctica

    • D. 

      The changing climate

  • 9. 
    Why are there species found in Australia that are not anywhere else in the world?
    • A. 

      The continents moved and isolated the animals

    • B. 

      There were mass extinctions in Australia

    • C. 

      There is a different climate in Australia

    • D. 

      There is no rhyme or reason to why the animals are different.