Levin, Chapter 10
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Match each modern continent or region with the continent it was part of (entirely or mostly) in the early Paleozoic Era.
Early Paleozoic landmass
What marks the base of the Cambrian System?
The first archaeocyathid fossil
The first Ediacaran fossil
The first Tommotian fossil
The first trace fossil
The first trilobite fossil
At what latitude was Laurentia located during the early Paleozoic Era?
What were the sea level conditions in Laurentia during the Cambrian Period?
Many ups and downs
Static high sea level
Static low sea level
Which state had a high arch with little sediment deposition during the Cambrian?
Which state has the thickest Cambrian sediments?
Which major North American sedimentary sequence is Cambrian in age?
Which major North American sedimentary sequence is Silurian in age?
During which geologic period did the Taconic Orogeny take place?
Which landmass collided with Laurentia in the Taconic Orogeny?
An island arc
Which state has the thickest and coarsest sediments of Ordovician age?
Which state has Cambrian rocks containing the trilobite
which otherwise is found only in rocks of Europe?
What is the last period of the Paleozoic Era?
What is the proper order of the periods of the Mesozoic Era?
Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic
Cretaceous, Triassic, Jurassic
Jurassic, Cretaceous, Triassic
Jurassic, Triassic, Cretaceous
Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous
Which Epochs belong to the Quaternary Period?
Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene
Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, Holocene
Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene
Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene
Pleistocene and Holocene
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