Worksheet: Fossils

In this lesson, we will learn how to interpret information that fossils provide about living things that once inhabited the Earth.


What is the name of the process where animal remains (bones) turn into stone?

  • AMummification
  • BCalcification
  • CPreservation
  • DPetrification


Where have most fossils been found?

  • AIn forests
  • BAt the bottom of the ocean
  • CInside caves
  • DIn the desert


Which of the following is not an example of a fossil?

  • ATeeth
  • BBones
  • CFootprints
  • DCoins


Choose the word to finish the sentence: After a volcanic eruption, organisms can be buried or preserved in .

  • Aclay
  • Bsediments
  • Camber
  • Dlava


Approximately how long do fossils take to form?

  • AOne year
  • BHundreds of years
  • COne month
  • DMillions of years

Nagwa uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn more about our Privacy Policy.