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* 1. What marine reptile is often referred to as "Sea-Rex" - the T. Rex of the sea?

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* 2. The earliest definitive dinosaurs lived in the Late Triassic, approximately how long ago?

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* 3. What are the names of the 3 Periods of geologic time that make up the Mesozoic Era?

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* 4. Diplodocus longus, Brontosaurus excelsus, and Apatosaurus ajax were the scientific names given to 3 species of sauropod dinosaurs by which famous former Yale scientist?

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* 5. What is the name of the Connecticut State fossil?

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* 6. Which of the following plants would have been a potential meal for a hungry herbivore during the Cretaceous Period?

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* 7. Mesophthirus engeli, a newly discovered ancient insect species, was found preserved in amber eating dinosaur feathers.  Which modern insect did these parasitic insects resemble?

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* 8. Paraceratherium, (PEAR-a-SARE-a-THEER-ee-um) perhaps the largest terrestrial prehistoric mammal ever, lived approximately 34-23 million years ago during which geologic epoch?

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* 9. In 2017, three former Yale students and their colleagues announced the discovery of a new giant pterosaur from Asia. Possibly standing as tall as a giraffe, this formidable predator may have included young dinosaurs among its prey. The pterosaur was discovered in a desert that is famous for its unique and numerous fossils. What is the name of this desert?

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* 10. Which one of the following prehistoric animals is NOT a reptile?

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