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FORAMS

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Question 1. What is a foram?

  1. Unicellular creature that secretes a test
  2. Multi-cellular creature that secretes a test
  3. Terrestrial species that is very adaptive
  4. Species that can live anywhere

Question 2. Where can forams be found?

  1. deserts
  2. deep ocean
  3. lakes
  4. swamps

Question 3. What does benthic mean?

  1. Free floating
  2. Suspended
  3. Bottom dwelling
  4. Parasitic

Question 4. What can be determined by examing foram fossils?

  1. Ages of sediment
  2. Past current patterns
  3. Location of underwater Oil-bearing layers
  4. All of the above

Question 5. Can understanding past conditions help to predict future conditions?

  1. True
  2. False

Question 6. What is a test?

  1. protective covering
  2. defense mechanism
  3. eating device
  4. a and b

Question 7. Which of the following could compose a test?

  1. Silica
  2. Calcium Carbonate
  3. Rock debris
  4. All of the above

Question 8. Foram evolution does not correlate with similar creatures.

  1. True
  2. False

Question 9. Ice Ages affect forams environment.

  1. True
  2. False

Question 10. The exact age of forams can not be determined.

  1. True
  2. False

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