GLY1102 Topic 14

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Numerous dinosaurs were found in 1877 in a Bernissart, Belgium _____.
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Coal mine
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Who coined the name Dinosauria?
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Richard Owen
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Edward Hitchcock, a president and professor at Ahmerst College, described, illustrated, and collected dinosaur footprints from:
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The Connecticut Valley
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The first great international expedition to hunt dinosaur remains was by the Germans (1907-1912) to _______.
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East Africa
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The journal of this famous expedition suggests it may have discovered dinosaur bones though none were collected or sketched.
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Louis and Clark
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Mosasaurus means _______.
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Meuse Lizard
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In the years ______ large-scale discoveries of dinosaurs in Europe and the United States offered the first large-scale glimpse of whole dinosaurs.
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1877-1878
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In 1858 the first relatively complete dinosaur to be found in the United States was found in this eastern state:
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New Jersey
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The Cope and Marsh dinosaur discoveries in Colorado and Wyoming were from the Triassic.
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False
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The prominent place of dinosaurs in our museums today is a legacy of Cope and Marsh, two men who brought natural history into the lives of every child of generations to come
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True
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Othniel Charles Mash (1831-1899) was a professor of paleontology at the Peabody Museum of this university.
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Yale
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This individual described the first relatively complete North American dinosaur and later became the president of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.
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Joseph Leidy
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The American Museum of Natural History expeditions to Asia, led by Roy Chapman Andrews, collected in _______.
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The Gobi Desert of China and Mongolia
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Between 1910 and 1917, a great Canadian dinosaur rush began where?
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The Red Deer River Valley
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The first relatively complete dinosaur skeleton was completed in 1883.
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True
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The term \”dinosaur\” derives from the Greek word \”dinosaurian\” which means fighting lizard.
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False
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The most prolific finds of dinosaur remains in the United States, during the late 1800’s to early 1900’s, came from this region.
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The West
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Thousands of dinosaur bones were sent back to eastern museums from Como Bluffs by way of ____.
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Train
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Fossil dinosaurs found in the Canadian province of Alberta are of what age?
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Cretaceous
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The first credited publication of dinosaur remains was by ______ in 1824.
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William Buckland

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