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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

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

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