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History of Life on Earth Quiz 2

Understanding the definition and relevance Geologic Time Scale. Identify the different Life forms that diversified and dominated during specific time intervals. Studying fossils, fossil types and several methods of measuring the age of fossils.

Welcome to your History of Life on Earth Quiz 2

How do we know dinosaurs existed?
Which item would look most like an ancient organism?
Some fossils are _____________, which form when pressure drives off the gases and liquids from an organism's tissues, leaving only the carbon behind.
Who studies fossils?
What is a fossil mold?
During which era did birds evolve for the first time?
Marine fossils have been found in exposed rock layers in South Carolina. Which of the following is the best interpretation of this discovery?
During which era did reptiles and amphibians evolve for the first time?
An organism is more likely to become a fossil if it contains ____________ parts such as teeth or bones.
Which item is a trace fossil?
Based on Evolution, what was probably the first organism on Earth?
Which of the following do fossils reveal about the Earth?
Which item is an example of preserved remains?
Which item is NOT a fossil?
Fossils also form when _________in groundwater replace the tissues of dead organisms.
What is the space called when an organism decays inside a rock?
When did mammals become the most dominant organisms?
Some scientists think that a meteor caused the dinosaurs to die and become ___________________.
Which is the correct order of geologic time?
_______________is the method of determining the absolute ages of rocks.
Which object would most likely become a fossil?
If you examine a rock sample and observe fossils in it, what type of rock does the sample represent?
________________ show evidence of the activity of ancient organisms, such as tracks or nests.
__________________is the time it takes for half of the radioactive atoms in an element to decay.
The single land mass that existed about 245 million years ago is named what?

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