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A fossil of a reptile footprint is a ___.
a) mold fossil
b) trace fossil
c) carbon fossil
d) bone fossil

Fossil formation is able to take place ___.
a) Every time a sedimentary rock breaks down.
b) Only when conditions are just right.
c) In all types of environmental conditions
d) Only during volcanic eruptions

Estimated age of the Earth
a) 4 thousand years old
b) 4 million years old
c) 4 billion years old
d) 4 hundred years old

Rock that has changed due to heat and pressure.
a) sedimentary
b) igneous
c) metamorphic
d) sandstone

Rock that is formed when magma or lava cools and hardens.
a) sedimentary
b) igneous
c) metamorphic
d) sandstone

Sedimentary rock forms this way.
a) compaction and cementation
b) heat and pressure
c) cooling
d) melting

An object that contains traces, remains, or evidence of living things from long ago
a) ingeous rock
b) tectonic plate
c) magma
d) fossil

Rock fossils form ___.
a) most frequently in igneous rock
b) in petrified wood
c) in all rock types
d) in sedimentary rock

The process of one plate sliding under another.
a) divergence
b) transformation
c) eruption
d) subduction

Trenches are found at what type of plate boundary?
a) convergent
b) divergent
c) transform
d) volcanic

Type of plate boundary where plates move apart.
a) convergent
b) divergent
c) transform
d) volcanic

Type of plate boundary where plates move towards each other.
a) convergent
b) divergent
c) transform
d) volcanic

Type of plate boundary where plates slide past each other.
a) convergent
b) divergent
c) transform
d) volcanic

Mid-ocean ridges are found at what type of plate boundary?
a) convergent
b) divergent
c) transform
d) subduction

How do convection currents move?
a) denser material in the mantle rises while less dense material sinks
b) denser material in the mantle sinks, while less dense material rises
c) denser materials in the mantle move up or down, while less dense materials move sideways
d) denser material and less dense material move in the same direction

Which of the follwing is NOT evidence for the Continental Drift Theory
a) the same fossils were found on different continents
b) the same rock formation where found on different continents
c) south america and africa look like they fit together like a puzzle
d) volcanic eruptions around the ring of fire

Which statment is true about tectonic plates?
a) oceanic plates are more dense than continental plates
b) continental plates are more dense than oceanic plates
c) oceanic plates and continental plates have the same density
d) oceanic plates do not have density

The layer of Earth made of the crust and the upper mantle.
a) outer core
b) asthenosphere
c) mantle
d) lithosphere

The location of convection currents that move the tectonic plates.
a) outer core
b) mantle
c) crust
d) lithosphere

The layer of Earth that is made of hot, molten rock.
a) inner core
b) outer core
c) mantle
d) crust

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