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Types of Fossils (Grade 6)

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Types of Fossils

1. 
Petrification occurs when remains chemically decay and leave a film impression.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
Coprolite is an example of a trace fossil.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
Fossils can be
  1. shells
  2. bones
  3. footprints
  4. all of the above
4. 
A fossil in a rock that has the same shape as the original organism is called
  1. Mold
  2. Cast
  3. Fossil
  4. Petrified fossil
5. 
A fossil that is a hollow place shaped like an organism is
  1. Mold
  2. Cast
  3. Fossil
  4. Petrified fossil
6. 
An example of a trace fossil is a
  1. mammoth tusk
  2. dinosaur footprint
  3. petrified tree log
  4. fly trapped in amber
7. 
Which is an example of a body fossil?
  1. toothmarks
  2. dinosaur bone
  3. petrified wood
  4. footprint impression
8. 
A tree buried in a mineral hot spring would probably form a                 .
  1. trace fossil
  2. mold fossil
  3. time scale
  4. petrified fossil
9. 
Which of the following forms when a fossil mold is filled?
  1. fossil cast
  2. petrified fossil
  3. carbon film
  4. tar pit
10. 
Heat and pressure may destroy most of the buried remains of a plant or animal, leaving a thin covering called
  1. carbon film
  2. fossil cast
  3. petrified fossil
  4. tar pits
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