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3 rd  grade Unit 4 Test: Fossils Name: ______________________ Date:_____________________ #______ Read each question. Circle the letter of the correct answer. 1. A scientist compares a megalodon tooth to a great white shark tooth. Which conclusion can she make from studying the different teeth? A. The megalodon and great white shark both only ate plants. B. The megalodon was bigger than the great white shark. C. The megalodon ate meat, but the great white shark did not. D. The megalodon was smaller than the great white shark. 2. Which is not a way that fossils are formed? A. An organism is frozen in ice. B. An organism is trapped in amber. C. An organism is covered in hot lava. D. An organism is buried in sediments. 3. The picture shows a fish fossil next to a quarter. Quarters are about 24 millimeters wide. About how big was the fish ? A. 8 millimeters B. 24 millimeters C. 72 millimeters D. 96 millimeters Unit 4 Test 1 Grade 3 • Fossils
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3 rd  grade Unit 4 Test: Fossils Unit 4 Test 2 Grade 3 • Fossils
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3 rd  grade Unit 4 Test: Fossils 4. What is a fossil? Select two correct answers: A. Something that is at least several thousand years old. B. It is a game at the zoo store C. Evidence of ancient life D. A type of dinosaur E. A scientist who studies animals 5.What is a paleontologist? A. A type of dinosaur B. A scientist who studies plants C. A type of plant fossil D. A scientist who studies prehistoric life 6. What of things cannot become fossils? A. Animal tracks B. Impressions of plants in a rock C. An elephant when dies D. A mosquito trapped in tree sap 7. How do animal skeletons become fossils? A. An animal is buried in sediment. Skin, muscle, and organs are broken down. Pressure pushes out water, and bones fill up with minerals. B. An animal begins turning into rock. Then it dies, and more minerals enter the bones to finish the process. C. An animal falls into the ocean. The minerals in the ocean turn the animal into stone. D. An animal dies in the snow. Its body freezes and becomes filled with water and minerals. After many years, it turns into a fossil. 8. How do plants become fossils? A. The bones of the plant fill up with minerals and turn into a fossil. B. As the plant decomposes, it leaves a leaf print embedded in the rock. C. In strong desert winds, a plant dries out and turns into a fossil. D. Plants do not become fossils. 9. Why is it important to study fossils? A. Fossils give us clues to Earth’s past. B. Fossils show us how to recycle. C. Fossils tell us what happened to plants that left no prints on rocks. Unit 4 Test 3 Grade 3 • Fossils
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3 rd  grade Unit 4 Test: Fossils D. Fossils show us what happened when bones did not turn into rocks. 10. What did carnivorous (meat- eating) dinosaurs have? A. Teeth designed for fighting diseases B. The ability to stay out of swamps C. The ability to eat meat and plants D. Teeth designed for tearing flesh 11. How do earthquakes cause fossils to be found?
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