Geological Time Scale

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Scale Quizzes & Trivia

Geological Time Scale


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Absolute age. List 2 periods, newest to oldest. (ex. Something, Something)
  • 2. 
    Eras. List newest to oldest. (Something, Something, Something, Something)
  • 3. 
    Periods. There are 2 periods in Genozoic Era. What are they? List newest to oldest. (Something, Something)
  • 4. 
    Periods. There are 3 periods in Mesozoic Era. What are they? List newest to oldest. (Something, Something, Something)
  • 5. 
    Periods. There are 6 periods in Paleozoic Era. What are they? List newest to oldest. (Something, Something, , Something, Something, Something, Something)
  • 6. 
    Carboniferous Period is devided into 2 smaller periods. What are they? List newest to oldest. (Something, Something)
  • 7. 
    In the Quaternary period _______ developed.
  • 8. 
    What developed/existed during the Cretaceous Period? (ex. first ______ plants)
  • 9. 
    What developed/existed during the Jurassic Period? (ex. ___________)
  • 10. 
    Dominant species during Triassic period? (ex. ________ )
  • 11. 
    During the Permian period what went extinct? (ex. _________ )
  • 12. 
    During the Pennsylvanian period first _________developed/existed?
  • 13. 
    Mississippian period is know for? (ex. large ____   ____ )
  • 14. 
    List some of life forms found during the Denovian, Siluvan, Ordovican periods?
  • 15. 
    Cambrian period had first? (ex. _______ with ________ )
  • 16. 
    Precambrian period had first _____ celled organisms and first ________ celled organism. (ex. ____, ______)
  • 17. 
    Precambrian period lasted for ___________? (ex. _ _ _ mill years)
  • 18. 
    Humans developed _____ years ago. (ex. 0._ _ mill years)
  • 19. 
    How long ago was the extinction of dinosaurs? (ex. _ _. _ mill years ago)
  • 20. 
    Origin of Earth? (ex. _ _ _ _ )