Quiz About Fossil

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Quiz About Fossil

Wednesday you were asked to read chapter 14, sections 1 & 2 and answer the review questions that followed. This quiz is based upon your reading and understanding.  


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Trace

    • B. 

      Casts

    • C. 

      Mold

    • D. 

      Petrified/Permineralized

    • E. 

      Amber preserved or frozen fossils

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Trace

    • B. 

      Casts

    • C. 

      Mold

    • D. 

      Petrified/Permineralized

    • E. 

      Amber or Frozen

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Trace

    • B. 

      Amber/Frozen

    • C. 

      Cast

    • D. 

      Mold

  • 4. 
    What type of fossil is shown in the image? 
    • A. 

      Trace

    • B. 

      Casts

    • C. 

      Petrified/Permineralized

    • D. 

      Amber/Frozen

  • 5. 
    This scientist is a detective who uses fossils to understand events that have happened in the past. 
    • A. 

      Paleontologists

    • B. 

      Pharmacists

    • C. 

      Pediatrician

    • D. 

      Podiatrologist

  • 6. 
  • 7. 
    Relative dating cannot actually determine the actual years in age of a fossil or rock. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Radiometric dating is the same concept as stacking newspapers up over time and the one near the top shows its the newest. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The Fossilization Process showed how a Protoceratops was drinking at a river and fell into the river and drowned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The geologic time scale begins with the formation of Earth about how many billion years ago? 
    • A. 

      4.4

    • B. 

      4.6

    • C. 

      4.5

    • D. 

      4.7

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Paleozoic

    • B. 

      Mesozoic

    • C. 

      Precambrian

  • 12. 
    During this era of time, fish the oldest animals with backbones appeared in Earth's waters. 
    • A. 

      Precambrian

    • B. 

      Paleozoic

    • C. 

      Mesozoic

  • 13. 
    This era of time includes the Triassic period the oldest period that shows mammals appeared on Earth at this time. 
    • A. 

      Paleozoic

    • B. 

      Precambrian

    • C. 

      Mesozoic

  • 14. 
    During the Mesozoic era, the last time period known as Cretaceous began 144 million years ago. It was during this period the mass extinction of Dinosaurs ended. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    [Blank] Generation is the idea that nonliving material can produce life. 
  • 16. 
    The first forms of life may have been prokaryotic forms that evolved from a protocell. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Photosynthesizing prokaryotes are not capable of releasing oxygen from water. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Please describe in detail the endosymbiont theory using 1 - 3 sentences.