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What is the name of the middle period of the Mesozoic era?


Jurassic Period

Triassic Period

Tertiary Period

At the beginning of the dinosaur era, all of the world's land was combined into a single super continent. What do geologists call this continent today?


Eurasia

Pangaea

Antarctica

What is the name of the head of a dinosaur skeleton?


Skull

Femur

Patella

The dinosaur kingdom ended at the edge of solid land. The ocean was populated by a special type of reptiles. What were they called?


Apatosaurus

Pterosaurs

Plesiosaurus

What do you call the hardened and preserved remains of dead animals?


Vessels

Bones

Fossils

When did the last mammoths die out in remote areas of northern Asia?


20,000 years ago

6,000 years ago

1,000,000 years ago

Name a present-day animal known as a living fossil.


Horseshoe crab

Trilobite

Ammonite

What did pterosaurs have on their wings?


Feathers

Claws

Scales

What did a dinosaur use to balance its heavy head and neck?


Shoulders

Tail

Hands

Who was the first person to explain the theory of evolution?


Marie Curie

Albert Einstein

Charles Darwin

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