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* 1. A small species of Tyrannosaurus rex (formally known as Nannotyranus) was recently re-identified as what?

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* 2. Which one of the following was a top predator during the Cambrian Period, when most of the major modern groups of animals first appeared?

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* 3. An explosion of insect diversity occurred at the same time as an immense diversification of plants. The evolution of flowering plants provided many new sources of food and habitat for insects. Insect pollination provided plants with many new avenues for reproduction. This diversification happened in which geologic time period?

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* 4. A recently discovered fossil, Castanopsis, from Argentina is the first record of the ________ family from the Southern hemisphere.

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* 5. Otzi the iceman is an incredibly well-preserved natural mummy that was discovered in the Otztal Alps in September 1991. Remarkably, he was found with his tools, weapons, and even his tattoos intact. Based on this evidence, scientists believe Otzi lived during which archaeological period?

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* 6. What does the letter “K” in the new designation, K-Pg boundary represent?

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* 7. The Burgess Shale locality is a 508-million-year-old fossil bed. It is best known for having significant deposits of what type of fossil?

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* 8. Which one of these groups is the oldest, and appears earliest in the fossil record?

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* 9. Which one of the following dinosaurs is a theropod?

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* 10. Based on known fossils, what group of arthropods was likely the first to venture out and live their lives on land?

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