Natural History And Fossils

The Story Of Life On Planet Earth

Prehistoric Quiz

What was the first period in the Mesozoic?
Cambrian
Jurassic
Triassic
Paleocene
What major event occured in the Silurian?
Less Volcanic Activity
First Land Plants And Animals
First Dinosaurs
First Hominids (Early Man)
Was Suchomimus a
Pterosaur
Spinosaur
Dromeosaur
Hominid
What was the largest Pterosaur of all time?
Quetzalcoatlus
Ornithocheirus
Pterodactyl
Dimorphodon
What family of mammals did Hyeanadon belong to?
Whales
Hyeanas
Creodonts
Therapsids
What fossil formation was Eoraptor "The Dawn Stealer" found at?
Hell Creek
Judith River
Valley Of The Moon
Or The Texas, Red Beds
What type of rock is most likely to contain fossils?
Volcanic
Sedimentary
Limestone
Metamorphic
What is a Brachiopod?
A Dinosaur
A Mammal
A Shell
A Pterosaur
What is the most common fossil?
Brachiopods
Gastropods
Shark Teeth
Fish
"Tyrannosaurus Rex" means
Giant Killer
Tyrant Lizard King
Super Powered Predator
Ruler Of All Dinosaurs
Who was the first large Predator to evolve?
Tyrannosaurus
Eurypterids
Anomalocaris
Hyneria
When did the last Thylacine die in captivity?
1938
1924
1889
1936
Which paleontologist discovered Tyrannosaurus Rex?
John Ostrum
Barnum Brown
Bob Bakker
Tyron Rex
Was Archelon a
Plesiosaur
Dinosaur
Turtle
Amphibian