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Fossils & The Relative Age of Rocks

Quiz by Fransisca Tondoprasetyo

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  • Q1

    What is sedimentary rock?

    A solid copy of an organism's shape. 

    The type of rock that is made of hardened sediment. 

    A fossil in which minerals replace all or part of an organism.

    A hollow area is sediment in the shape of organism.

    60s
  • Q2

    These are fossils found in rocks, EXCEPT _______. 

    Preserved remains in tar, amber and ice.

    Mold and cast

    Trace fossils and carbon film

    Petrified fossils and cast

    60s
  • Q3

    Which fossils are formed when the hard part of an organism is buried in sediment? 

    Carbon film

    Mold

    Petrified fossils

    Cast

    60s
  • Q4

    Minerals replace all or part of a tree trunk. What kind of fossil is formed?

    mold

    preserved remains

    petrified fossils

    trace fossils

    60s
  • Q5

    Put these events in order to show how a fossil is formed.

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    Linking
    60s
  • Q6

    The fossil record provides evidence to support the theory of evolution.

    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q7

    According to the law of superposition, in horizontal sedimentary rock layers the oldest layer is at the bottom. 

    true
    false
    True or False
    60s
  • Q8

    Certain fossils, called __________, helps geologist match rock layers.

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    Type an Answer
    60s
  • Q9

    Put these events in order to show how unconformity occurs.

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    Linking
    30s
  • Q10

    Which of the following does NOT tell you how fossil records are used by paleontologists?

    The fossil record provides evidence to support the theory of evolution.

    The fossil record provides evidence about the history of a person's life.

    The fossil record also shows that groups of organisms have changed over time.

    The fossil record provides evidence about the history of life on Earth.

    60s

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