Chapter 3 Fossils Quiz

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Fossil Quizzes & Trivia

All about fssils, 6th grade quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are fossils?
    • A. 

      Preserved remains or traces of living things

    • B. 

      Animals that recently died

    • C. 

      One celled animals

    • D. 

      Animals that died 400 years ago

    • E. 

      Only dead people

  • 2. 
    A mold is
  • 3. 
    A cast fossil is
  • 4. 
    A petrified fossil is
    • A. 

      When minerals replace all or part of an organism

    • B. 

      Solid copy of the shape of an organism

    • C. 

      An extremely thin coating of carbon on rock

  • 5. 
    A carbon film
  • 6. 
    A trace fossil provides
  • 7. 
    Molds and cast are
    • A. 

      The most common type of fossil

    • B. 

      Both copy the shape of an organism

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    To form a fossil living things must die and get buried by
  • 9. 
    Fossils provide evidence of
    • A. 

      Provide evidence how life has changed over time

    • B. 

      Provide clues of what past enviroments were like

    • C. 

      Help scientists infer how the earth's surface has changed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Scientis believe that earth formed about
  • 11. 
    Scientis believe that earth began as a ball of dust, rock, and ice in space that was pulled together by gravity
    • A. 


    • B. 


  • 12. 
    A comet is a
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