Lecture 4 Fall 2009

Lecture 4 Fall 2009 - HISTORICAL LECTURE TEST # 4 - 2009 1....

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HISTORICAL LECTURE TEST # 4 - 2009 1. ? had a parrot-like toothless beak and crushing toothplates. A.trilophosaurids B.rhynchosaurs C.aetosaurs D.rauisuchians E.pterosaurs 2. Lungfish and coelacanths are A.sarcopterygians B.eugeneodonts C.symmoriids D.acanthodians E.actinopterygians 3. The "Guadalupian" Extinction Event occurred during the A.Pennsylvanian B.Mississippian C.Ordovician D.Devonian E.Permian 4. Which of these is a lissamphibian? A.frog B.toad C.caecilian D.salamander E.all of these are lissamphibians 5. The Chengjiang and Burgess Shale Faunas are dominated by A.molluscs B.brachiopods C.corals D.echinoderms E.arthropods 6. The presence of ganoid scales, low placement of the pectoral fins, and a heterocercal tail would be characteristic of a ? fish. A.primitive B.derived 7. The Dinocephalians, Anomodonts and Cynodonts were A.pelycosaurs B.therapsids C.pareiasaurs D.procolophonids E.mesosaurs 8. The ? were bipedal carnivorous dinosaurs. A.sauropodomorphs B.ornithopods C.pachycephalosaurs D.theropods E.ceratopsians 9. Arborescent lycopods, sphenopsids and tree ferns became extinct at the end of the A.Mesozoic B.Proterozoic C.Cenozoic D.Paleozoic 10. Graptolites and huge, straight-shelled nautiloid cephalopods are found in rocks of ? age. A.Proterozoic B.Paleozoic C.Cenozoic D.Mesozoic E.graptolites and nautiloids are found in all of these ages 11. ? dinosaurs have a "triradiate" pelvis. A.saurischian B.ornithischian C.both saurischian and ornithischian dinosaurs have a "triradiate" pelvis 12. ? are characterized by the presence of "prismatic cartilage", placoid scales, claspers and fin spines. A.placoderms B.acanthodians C.heterostracans D.osteostracans E.chondrichthyans 13. ? often have crushing toothplates; since the Devonian burrowing is a common strategy in these groups during the "dry season". A.osteolepiforms B.coelacanths C.actinopterygians D.acanthodians E.dipnoans 14. During the earliest portion of the Mesozoic A.essentially all land masses were united into Pangaea B.Pangaea had "broken up", and most of the modern continents had formed
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15. A notochord, a dorsal hollow nerve cord and an endostyle organ are characteristic of A.molluscs B.brachiopods C.chordates D.echinoderms E.arthropods 16. ? are armor-plated reptiles that have a secondary palate; some Mesozoic types were fully marine in their habits. A.plesiosaurs B.ichthyosaurs C.crocodilians D.mosasaurs E.placodonts 17. ? gave rise to amphibians. A.osteolepiforms B.coelacanths C.actinopterygians D.acanthodians E.dipnoans 18. Ceratosaurs, carnosaurs and deinonychosaurs were A.sauropodomorphs B.ornithopods C.pachycephalosaurs D.theropods E.ceratopsians 19. The ? were the "bone-headed" dinosaurs. A.sauropodomorphs B.ornithopods C.pachycephalosaurs D.theropods E.ceratopsians 20. ? developed from dermal denticles in vertebrates. A.appendicular skeletons B.axial skeletons C.jaws D.teeth E.all of these developed from dermal denticles 21. ? dinosaurs have a predentary bone. A.saurischian
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