GLY1102 Topic 22

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The Sauropoda were all bipedal herbivores.
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False
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The Brachiosauridae have longer forelimbs than hind limbs.
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True
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Some sauropods significantly exceeded 100 feet in length.
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True
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Which of the following statements about the Sauropoda is false?
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None of these (lightly-built vertebrate with struts and buttresses and pleurocoels; 12 or more cervical vertebrate; 4 or more sacral vertebrae; massive solid limbs)
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The Titanosauridae were more common in the Gondwana (Southern) continents than in the Northern Hemisphere.
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True
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The Sauropoda is a small clade of plant-eaters containing no more than 10 genera.
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False
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Sauropods with a humerus-to-femur ratio of less than one have front limbs longer than hind limbs.
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False
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The teeth of Apatosaurus are _______.
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Peg-like
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The sauropodomorpha evolved during the Early Triassic and survived to the end of the Cretaceous.
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False
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The maximum number of caudal vertebrate among the Diplodocidae is _______.
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More than 70
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______ is the only sauropod found in North America above the \”Sauropod Hiatus\”, an approximately 20-25 million year interval of the Upper Cretaceous without sauropods.
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Alamosaurus
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Diplodocidae had relatively short tails.
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False
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Prosauropods and sauropods evolved from a common unknown ancestor.
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True
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Which of the following is not considered to be a prosauropod?
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Apatosaurus
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______ was a sauropod covered with a protective pavement of globular or button-like bony plates covering its back.
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Saltasaurus
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The humerus-to-femur ratio of the Diplodocidae is greater than 1.
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False
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Apatosaurus was formerly known as Brontosaurus (the latter is a jr. synonym).
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True
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This sauropod was the ultimate tree-top browser.
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Brachiosaurus
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Sauropod feet had big fleshy pads
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True
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The Sauropoda are found on all continents, except Antarctica.
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True

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