Geological Time Scale
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by Lesley Allizadeh
| 11 Questions
Note from the author:
simple gts quiz
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Which layer of rock is the oldest?
A
B
C
D
E
F

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Which layer of rock is the youngest?
A
B
C
D
E
F

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Which of the following are thought to have played a role in the extinction of dinosaurs? (check all that apply)
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A large meteor
volcanic eruptions
human impact
too many predators
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Which of the following are thought to have played a role in the extinction of dinosaurs? (check all that apply)
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A large meteor
volcanic eruptions
human impact
too many predators
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In order to be a good index fossil, it needs to be from a widespread organism over a short period of time.
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True
False
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In which era was the Earth a big hot ball of material?
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Pre-cambrian
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Cenozoic
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In which era contained the first modern humans?
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Pre-cambrian
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Cenozoic
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In which era contained most of the dinosaurs?
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Pre-cambrian
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Cenozoic
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In which era did the first algae form?
Pre-cambrian
Paleozoic
Mesozoic
Cenozoic
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The Earth is 4.6 million years old.
True
False
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What is the driving force behind plate tectonics?
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Global winds
The rapidly changing fossils
Convection currents of hot magma in the Earth's mantle
Global Warming
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