Science Quiz / History of the Earth Part 6

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the History of the Earth Part 6?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Score 0/24 Timer 15:00
term: axis of rotation of the earth moves in a ciricle
name of one of the oldest known dinosaurs, it was a flesh eater
formed between fold and thrust belts on the Western margin of North America and craton to the east
these organisms are used to reconstruct past climates because they record oxygen isotope composition of ocean water
group that included crocodiles, extinct flying reptiles, dinosaurs
length of glacial/interglacial cycles 3 million years ago (use numerals, spaces instead of commas)
term: changes in the angle of earth's spin axis
agile, small, bipedal dinosaurs
immense herbivore saurischia
this type of geologic structure forms traps for oil and gas
length of glacial/interglacial cycles 1 million years ago (use numerals, spaces instead of commas)
River that crossed Canada during the Cenozoic period
formed when North America drifted west and bumped into volcanic islands, hotspots and microcontinents during the break up of pangea
the closing of the central american seaway caused warm water to be directed northward, and resulted in a warm period called
this sequence was deposited during the cretaceous period
these formed when hard Cambrian limestone was thrust over softer Mesozoic rocks
ocean formed when laurasia and gondwana separated
name of land bridge that developed during the cenozoic
Name of ice sheet that covered Hamilton 20 000 years ago
cold currents that developed around Antarctica during the late Eocene
rder that evolved from thecodonts, name means 'bird hipped'
environment that has tills and drumlines
order that evolved from thecodonts, name means 'lizard hipped'
carnivorous, bipedal saurischia

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.