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25.Transitional forms between distinct types (species) of different ages in the fossil record:A) Do not occur.B) Are known for all types.C) Are common for commonly fossilized types, but rare for rarely fossilized types.D) Are never referred to in the debate about evolution.E) Prove that the theory of evolution is wrong.26.A widely accepted scientific idea usually is based on:27.The age of the Earth can be estimated in many ways. Which statement below is most accurate?
28.Which is not accurate about the Grand Canyon, in Arizona:29.Most U.S. beaches are shrinking or encroaching on the land rather than growing or moving seaward, so theland of the U.S. is getting smaller, not bigger. Which of the following is not a likely cause:A) Dams have increased sediment transport from the land to the sea.B) Global sea level is rising, covering more land.C) Levees along rivers have blocked sediment supply to deltas that feed longshore drift, forcing the sediment to fall in deep water where waves cannot pick it up.D) Water, oil and gas are being pumped out of the ground in some places, causing subsidence.E) Sea-level rise as the last ice age ended flooded river valleys to form bays, and sediment now is deposited in these bays rather than being delivered to beaches.