Lecture 3 2009

Lecture 3 2009 - NAME _ PALEONTOLOGY FINAL - 2009 1. The ?...

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NAME ___________________________________________________ PALEONTOLOGY FINAL - 2009 1. The ? include the owls. A.Charadriiformes B.Falconiformes C.Passeriformes D.Anseriformes E.Strigiformes 2. The "Great Faunal Interchange" was between A.North America and Eurasia B.Eurasia and Africa C.North America and South America D.Eurasia and Australia E.Australia and Africa 3. In ? vertebrae the vertebral concavity is anterior, and there is a convex posterior surface. A.amphicoelous B.platycoelous C.opisthocoelous D.procoelous 4. Giraffes have A.horns B.antlers C.ossicones 5. The ? had an undivided bony shield which extended down the body; the head was dorsoventrally compressed with dorsal eyes and with dorsal and lateral sensory organs on top of the head. A.heterostracans B.osteostracans C.anaspids D.thelodonts E.cyclostomes 6. In the ? the leaves are arranged in whorls around an above-ground, bamboo-like jointed photosynthetic stem that is hollow inside. A.rhyniopsids B.lycopsids C.sphenopsids D.zosterophyllopsids E.psilopsids 7. Herbs and woody plants belong to the A.Dicotyledonae B.Monocotyledonae C.Psilopsida D.Lycopsida E.Sphenopsida 8. Mammals have a ? jaw articulation. A.quadrate-articular B.dentary-squamosal 9. Most species of bats belong to the ?; these are nocturnal echolocators. A.Megachiroptera B.Microchiroptera 10. The ? are the best known Paleozoic sharks; some of them had strange dorsal fin brushes that were probably utilized in sexual displays. A.iniopterygians B.holocephalians C.symmoriids D.eugeneodonts E.euselachians 11. The ? were heavily-built Triassic herbivores with parrot-like edentulous beaks and broad crushing toothplates. A.trilophosaurs B.poposaurids C.aetosaurs D.rhynchosaurs E.phytosaurs 12. The earliest amphibians are of ? age. A.Cambrian B.Ordovician C.Silurian D.Devonian E.Mississippian 13. The ? include the "seed ferns". A.pteridospermophytes B.lycopsids C.sphenopsids D.zosterophyllopsids E.psilopsids 14. Borhyaenids and Thylacosmilids were from A.North America B.South America C.Eurasia D.Australia E.Africa 15. ? scales are large, thick and rhomboidal-shaped with a "peg and socket" articulation. A.cycloid B.ctenoid C.cosmoid D.ganoid 16. The "Turkana Boy" pertains to ?; this specimen indicates that the height of adults was over six feet with a
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brain size of 800 to 1050 milliliters. A. Sahelanthropus B. Homo habilis C. Homo ergaster D. Homo rudolfensis E. Homo neanderthalensis 17. The medial/lingual cusp on upper molars is termed the A.protoconid B.paraconid C.protocone D.metacone E.paracone 18. Moles and shrews often have A.square molars due to the addition of a hypocone B.W-shaped outer walls on the upper molars 19. Ceratosaurs, carnosaurs and coelurosaurs are A.theropods B.ornithopods C.ceratopsians D.ankylosaur E.sauropods 20. The Gymnomycota, Mastigomycota and Amastigomycota are types of A.Fungi B.Rhyniopsida C.Psilopsida D.Lycopsida E.Sphenopsida 21. The ? are found only in rocks of Cretaceous age; they often had horns and large head shields.
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