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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Historical Geology Questions

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Grade 11 Historical Geology
In which epoch did marsupial mammals appear?
  1. Paleocene
  2. Eocene
  3. Miocene
  4. Holocene
Grade 11 Historical Geology
What was happening to Pangaea during the Jurassic Period?
  1. Still forming
  2. Hadn't formed yet
  3. Starting to break apart
  4. Was long gone by then
Grade 11 Historical Geology
Grade 11 Historical Geology
In which era did the dinosaurs live?
  1. Precambrian
  2. Paleozoic
  3. Mesozoic
  4. Cenozoic
Grade 11 Historical Geology
Grade 11 Historical Geology
What was Australopithecus?
  1. type of kangaroo
  2. type of saber-toothed cat
  3. type of early human
  4. type of possum
Grade 11 Historical Geology
What is the nickname that the Devonian Period has been given?
  1. Age of Amphibians
  2. Age of Fish
  3. Age of Reptiles
  4. Age of Birds
Grade 11 Historical Geology
About how long ago was the Earth formed?
  1. 4.5 million years
  2. 45 million years
  3. 4.5 billion years
Grade 11 Historical Geology
Hutton's observations of the nature of the development of sandstone would be an example of:
  1. tectonic plate theory
  2. catastrophism
  3. the carbon cycle
  4. gradualism
Grade 11 Historical Geology
The principle that states geologic changes occur over long periods of time is:
  1. the threshold theory
  2. catastrophism
  3. gradualism/uniformitarianism
  4. the feedback mechanism
Grade 11 Historical Geology
Hutton's observations of the nature of the development of sandstone would be an example of:
  1. tectonic plate theory
  2. catastrophism
  3. the carbon cycle
  4. gradualism
Grade 11 Historical Geology
The vastness of geologic time means:
  1. events can change suddenly
  2. events which occur slowly can become significant
  3. improbable events occur regularly
  4. b. and c. but not a.
Grade 11 Historical Geology
The principle that states geologic changes occur over long periods of time is:
  1. the threshold theory
  2. catastrophism
  3. gradualism/uniformitarianism
  4. the feedback mechanism
Grade 11 Historical Geology
The Earth is about how old?
  1. 4,600 years old
  2. 460,000 years old
  3. 4,600,000 years old
  4. 4,600,000,000 years old
Grade 11 Historical Geology
A geologic change which occurs over a long period of time is called:
  1. gradualism
  2. uniformitarianism
  3. catastrophism
  4. either a. or b.
Grade 11 Historical Geology
A geologic change which occurs over a long period of time is called:
  1. gradualism
  2. uniformitarianism
  3. catastrophism
  4. either a. or b.
Grade 11 Historical Geology
A geologic change which occurs over a long period of time is called:
  1. gradualism
  2. uniformitarianism
  3. catastrophism
  4. either a. or b.
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