Period, Epoch and Era

  1. The arrangement of planets with smallest or either ends and big planet in the middle, supports which one of the following theories of origin of the solar system ?
    1. Big Bang theory
    2. Tidal hypothesia
    3. Binary star theory
    4. Cepheid theory
  1. View Hint | View Answer | Workspace | Discuss In Forum | Report

    NA

    Correct Option: B

    NA

    Report

  1. The correct sequence (from the oldest to the youngest ) of difference periods of Tertiary epoch is
    1. Pliocene, Miocene, Eocene, Oligocene
    2. Eocene, Oligocene, Pliocene, Miocene
    3. Pliocene, Eocene, Miocene, Pliocene
    4. Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene
  1. View Hint | View Answer | Workspace | Discuss In Forum | Report

    NA

    Correct Option: D

    NA

    Report

  1. The most recent geological epoch of the Quaternary period covering the 10000 years or so from the end of the Pleistocene epoch to the present day is known as
    1. Pliocene
    2. Miocene
    3. Oligocene
    4. Holocene
  1. View Hint | View Answer | Workspace | Discuss In Forum | Report

    NA

    Correct Option: A

    NA

    Report

  1. Which one of the following periods is largely associated with extinction of Dinosaures and the increase in flowering plants and reptiles ?
    1. Jurassic
    2. Triassic
    3. Cretaceous
    4. Permian
  1. View Hint | View Answer | Workspace | Discuss In Forum | Report

    NA

    Correct Option: A

    NA

    Report

  1. Teritary period had five epochs. Select the correct order in which these epochs appeared in the geological time scale from ancient to more recent times
    1. Palaeocene - Oligocene - Miocene - Eocene - Pliocene
    2. Palaceocene - Palaeocene - Miocene - Eocene - Pliocene
    3. Oligocene - Palaeocene - Miocene - Eocene - Pliocene
    4. Palaeocene - Eocene - Oligocene - Miocene - Pliocene
  1. View Hint | View Answer | Workspace | Discuss In Forum | Report

    NA

    Correct Option: D

    NA

    Report