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Historical Geology Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Historical Geology
A fossil is
  1. the imprint or remains of something that lived long ago
  2. sedimentary rock formed from layers of sand and mud
  3. the soft part of the animal from long ago
Grade 5 Historical Geology
While digging on dry land, a student found a fossil mold of a fish. Which is the best conclusion the student can draw from this?
  1. Fish lived on land long ago.
  2. The fish was a plant eater.
  3. Water once covered the dry land.
  4. Someone must have placed the fossil in the ground.
Grade 8 Historical Geology
Grade 8 Historical Geology
Scientists determine the absolute age of a fossil by
  1. identifying the kind rock they are found in
  2. studying where it is found
  3. measuring its size and shape
  4. measuring its radioactivity
Grade 2 Historical Geology
Grade 3 Historical Geology
Which is one thing scientists learn from fossils?
  1. how rocks form
  2. what sediments are
  3. what animals are like today
  4. about once-living things that no longer exist
Grade 2 Historical Geology
What are fossils?
  1. places where plant and animals lived many years ago
  2. plants and animals that no longer live on Earth
  3. prints or remains of plants and animals that lived long ago
  4. scientists who study about plants and animals that lived long ago
Grade 7 Historical Geology
Radiometric dating is used to determine
  1. the relative age of a fossil
  2. the amount of radio waves in a fossil
  3. the absolute age of a fossil
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 Historical Geology
Dinosaurs went extinct
  1. 65 million years ago
  2. 25 billion years ago
  3. 5 years ago
  4. 300 thousands years ago
Grade 4 Historical Geology
A footprint is what type of fossil?
  1. Marking
  2. Imprint
  3. Trail
  4. Rock
Grade 9 Historical Geology
The Permian Period is in what Era?
  1. Precambrian
  2. Paleozoic
  3. Mesozoic
  4. Cenozoic
Grade 9 Historical Geology
Grade 6 Historical Geology
What is Pangaea?
  1. the name of a German scientist
  2. the name of the supercontinent that existed million of years ago
  3. another name for continental drift
  4. the name of an ancient fossil
Grade 7 Historical Geology
Wegener's theory was based on evidence from
  1. satellites
  2. fossils
  3. rock formations
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