gly 1102 topic 26

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Among the important measurements taken at trackways is the depth of the impression.
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False
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The initial step in measuring dinosaur tracks and trackways is to measure the size and shape of individual fore (manus) and hind (pes) footprints and the angles and distances between them.
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True
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The Linnaean system of nomenclature provides a uniform language of communication for scientists to refer to the same object or species.
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True
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The largest front prints of sauropods are more than a meter long an deeper than a bathtub.
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True
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Dinosaur tracks are best preserved in sediment that was moist but not too moist.
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True
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Dinosaurs did not drag their tail or belly, indicating that they walked upright with their limbs directly (or nearly so) under their body.
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True
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More than one consecutive dinosaur track is a
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trackway.
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Places covered with dinosaur tracks, such as watering holes or migratory paths.
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dinosaur stomping grounds
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The heel of tridactyl theropod tracks is more rounded than the heel of tridactyl hadrosaurs’ tracks.
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False
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The term \”pentadactyl\” refers to a foot or hand with how many digits?
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5
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Quadruped tracks generally reveal differences in the size and shape of rear and front prints.
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true
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Dinosaur tracks and trackways demonstrate that dinosaurs were diagonal walkers, meaning that there is an angle between the midline of travel and successive right and left footprints.
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true
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Tracks of stegosaurs are extremely rare which suggests that stegosaurs were probably upland or dryland animals, rarely near wetland areas where tracks are preserved.
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true
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Quadruped tracks are the most common, suggesting that most dinosaurs walked on four legs.
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false
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The term (blank) refers to those tracks with 4 digits
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tetradactyl
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The stride refers to the distance between successive steps, for example, the distance between the steps of your right foot and your next step of the left foot.
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false
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Theropod tracks generally have relatively long and narrow digit impressions, each digit ending with sharp, slender claw marks.
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true
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The rem gastrolith refers to fossilized fecal matter.
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false
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Dinosaur tracks have been found on all continents, except
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Antarctica

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