FishingPole Fossils 3rd Grade with Score by S3yyWs

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Fishing Pole Fossils
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2012
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1. Which of these animals is NOT extinct?
   A. trilobite
   H. zebra
   M. mammoth
   T. dinosaur
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2, Which statement BEST describes how the fossil bones of a dinosaur are formed?
A. The dinosaur became trapped in amber.
H. The dinosaur stepped in wet mud.
M. The dinosaur was frozen in ice.
T. The dinosaur was covered in layers of sediment.
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3. Which one is an example of a fossil?
A. an insect found in amber
H. a fresh footprint in wet mud
M. a dead plant
T. a model of an elephant
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4. What might a scientist learn from this fossil of a dinosaur footprint?
A. the age of the dinosaur
H. the color of the dinosaur
M. about how big the dinosaur is
T. what the dinosaur ate
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5. When is a group of Living things extinct?
A. when few of its eggs hatch
H. when there is an earthquake
M. when all members of the group have died
T. when very few members of the group are alive
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6. Which of these would you MOST LIKELY find in an amber fossil?
A. a dinosaur
H. a tree
M. a plant
T. an insect
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7. Where are the fossil bones and teeth of animals formed?
A. in the trunks of trees
H. in layers of sediments
M. in chunks of amber
T. in clay impressions
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8. What happens FIRST when a fossil is formed in rocks?
A. Sediments cover an animal.
B. Minerals replace the bones and teeth.
C. The minerals harden into a fossil.
D. The animal decays.
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