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Which of the following shows the eras in order from oldest to most current?
a) Paleozoic, Pre-Cambrian, Mesozoic, Cenozoic b) Pre-Cambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, Cenozoic c) Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Paleozoic, PreCambrian d) Cenozoic, Mesozoic, Pre-Cambrian, Paleozoic
The Cenozoic Era is often called the Age of
a) Fishes b) Reptiles c) Amphibians d) Mammals
The Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic are divisions in the geologic time scale called
a) epochs b) periods c) layers d) eras
The geologic time scale is a record of
a) the thickness of sedimentary rock layers b) the rate of fossil formation c) the life forms and geologic events in Earth's history d) the time since the evolution of dinosaurs
Radioactive decay occurs when atoms of an unstable element
a) become part of a fossil b) join with atoms of another element c) break down to form atoms of another element d) are exposed to chemical weathering
Which type(s) of rock can experience heat and pressure?
a) igneous b) sedimentary c) metamorphic d) all of the above
The relative age of a rock is
a) its age compared to the ages of other rocks b) less than the age of the fossils the rock contains c) the number of years since the rock formed d) its age based on how much carbon-14 the rock contains
The law of superposition states that, in horizontal layers of sedimentary rock, each layer is
a) younger than the layer above it and older than the layer below it b) neither older nor younger than the other layers c) older than the layer above it and younger than the layer below it d) always older than any vertical layers
Rocks worn down by rain and wind can change any rock into
a) chemical rock b) gemstones c) metamorphic rock d) sedimentary rock
The fossils of organisms that were widely distributed but only lived during a short period of time are called
a) trace fossils b) petrified fossils c) index fossils d) carbon film fossils
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