Dinosaurs and the History of Life
Quiz Number 1 - 01 / 29 / 01

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1. Sir Richard Owen named which of the following groups:

    A. Iguanodontia
    B. Dinosauria
    C. Theropoda
    D. Cretaceous

2. The Principle of Superposition was first formulated by:

    A. Charles Darwin
    B. Sir Charles Lyell
    C. Nicholas Steno
    D. William Plot

3. The first named dinosaurs were:

    A. Iguanodon and Megalosaurus
    B. Coelophysis and Dilophosaurus
    C. Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops
    C. Othniel Charles Marsh and Edward Drinker Cope

4. William Smith formulated the:

    A. Principle of Cross Cutting Relationships
    B. Principles of Radiometric Dating
    C. Theory of Evolution
    D. Principle of Biotic Succession

5. This discovery of this New Jersey dinosaur showed that some walked on their hind legs and were much less lumbering than previously thought.

    A. Hadrosaurus
    B. Iguanodon
    C. Megalosaurus
    D. Eubrontes