gly 1102 topic 21, GLY1102 Topic 25

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The head of Coelophysis is crowned with 2 bony crests that give it its name (2 crest).
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false
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Dinosaurs inhabited all continents.
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true
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This theropod has only 2 digits on the manus.
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tyrannosaurus
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Theropods had the largest brain (relative to body size) among dinosaurs.
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true
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Allosaurus has a distinctive ridge above and in front of the eyes.
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true
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Velociraptor had an elongated skull, a flat nose and long, functional arms.
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true
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Dromaeosaurs have an enlarged second toe-claw on each foot that it used in making slashing attacks.
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true
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Coelurosaurs have a greater heightening of the ascending process of the astragalus, a splint of bone that originates at the main articulating joint of the astragalus and covering the lower quarter of the shin (tibia).
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true
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The name \”Ceratosauria\” means horned lizard.
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true
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Theropods have solid bones.
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false
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To John Ostrom, the anatomy of Deinonychus was one of an agile, active and intelligent hunter, and thus he began a reevaluation of the nature of dinosaur behavior and metabolism that continues to today.
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true
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There is some evidence that raptors were pack hunters.
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true
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True about theropods
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They have hollow bones. Their tail was stiff and acted as a body balance. They have claws on all fingers and toes. Their teeth (most of them) were generally sharp, large, serrated, and recurved.
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Tyrannosaurus evolved only a few million years before the extinction of the dinosaurs.
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true
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Carcharodontosaurus has extremely long neural spines along the top of the vertebrate of the back, hips, and tail.
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false
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Tetanurae were the most primitive theropods.
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false
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Dromaeosaurs or raptors diversified during this period.
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Cretaceous
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The signiture characteristic of (blank) is that it has extremely long neural spines (43 cm, 17 inches) along the top of the vertebrate of the back, hips, and tail.
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Acrocanthosaurus
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Ornithomimosaurus had not teeth and is known as the \”bird mimic lizard.\”
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true
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The Ghost Ranch video was taken in the quarry where this dinosaur is found.
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Coelophysis
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Mymoorapelta resembles a comination between an Ankylosaurus and Nodosaurus.
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False
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Most ankylosaurus weighed 3000 to 4000 kg.
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True
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Polacanthids are medium to large (e.g. Gastonia), and occurred primarily in the Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of Europe and North America.
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True
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Ankylosaurs were small-to-relatively large, bipedal, carnivorous, ornithischian dinosaurs.
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False
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Which of the following about the Polacanthidae is false?
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They have a tail club, fused sacral armor covers the hips.
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Only the fenestrae and ankylosaurs were unarmored.
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False
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The oldest ankylosaurs come from the Middle Jurassic and survived to the end fo the Cretaceous.
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True
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Nodosaurus is about 5.5 m long and the entire body was covered by bony plates that formed a thick continuous covering over the torso.
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True
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Ankylosaurus were quadrupeds with a lowly held head, indicating that they were low browsers.
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True
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Panoplosaurus lacks tall spines as part of its armor but has a relatively wide skull.
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True
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Ankylosaurs have batteries of teeth that form large rasping surfaces.
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False
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Ankylosaurus and Euoplocephalus are members of a North America calde of anklosaurs.
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True
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Panoplosaurus was the first ankylosaur to be described from North America.
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False
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The skulls of this family of ankylosaurs are narrow (pear-shaped form above), longer than the width and lacks horns of the rear corners.
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Nodosauridae
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Ankylosaurids exhibit differences in their beaks, in some the beak is scoop-shaped and relatively narrow but in others the beak is broad.
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True
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The Ankylosauridae, or ankylosaurids, are armored dinosaurs having a large club fo bone on the end of the tail.
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True
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Gastonia, the \”walking hedge of thorns,\” is a member of this family of ankylosaurs.
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Polacanthidae
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All the tail vertebrae of the Ankloysaurus tail were fused together stiffening the entire tial.
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False
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Ankylosaurs have a large, armored head and a relatively long, thick neck.
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False
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The differences in the width of an ankylosaurid beaks may be related to differences in the types of foliage and fruit in their diets.
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True

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