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What is the estimated percentage of extinction during the
Permian-Triassic extinction event?
a. About half of the vertebrae went extinct
b. About 60 percent
c. About 95 percent of Earth life was destroyed
d. Around 70 percent of marine life died
Meganeura was a giant insect, closely resembling…
b. A dragonfly
c. A butterfly
d. A wasp
What mode of locomotion was used by the Ichthyosaurus?
a. Running on the ground
b. Flying in the air
c. Swimming in the ocean
d. Jumping on the trees
In which epoch did the crocodiles appear?
a. Swift seizer
b. Fast dinosaur
c. Fearsome hunter
d. Agile hunter
Which of the following well-known dinosaurs had three horns?
Which of the following would have been the tallest?
a. Tyrannosaurus Rex
How many clawed digits did the Tyrannosaurus Rex bear on each of
his front arms?
Argentavis magnificens, which lived about 6 million years ago, was
Megatherium, an extinct animal the size of an elephant, was a
mammal that is closely related to which present-day animal?
Which was the largest land predator ever?
a. T. Rex
Synthetoceras was a mammal that lived in North America about 8
million years ago. It looked like a horse, except for one detail. What sort of detail?
a. It had a horn on its snout
b. It had 6 legs
c. It was a carnivore
d. It had a flat head
A flying reptile is called…
a. A sauropod
b. A pterosaur
c. A dinosaur
d. A plateosaurid
Which had longer tusks, mammoths or mastodons?
b. Same length
d. Mastodons did not have tusks.
What is another name for the Sabre-tooth tiger?
b. Arctodus simus
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