Levin, Chapter 14

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  1. Which dinosaurs are members of Order Saurischia?
    The armored dinosaurs like Stegosaurus
    The carnivorous Theropoda like Allosaurus
    The duck-billed dinosaurs or hadrosaurs
    The frilled dinosaurs like Triceratops
    The giant herbivorous Sauropoda like Brachiosaurus

  2. Which group of reptiles may have given rise to birds?
    Crocodilians
    Lizards
    Ornithischian dinosaurs
    Pterosaurs
    Saurischian dinosaurs

  3. What character(s) of Archaeopteryx match those of modern birds?
    Fusion of many of the arm, hand, and finger bones
    The absence of a bony tail
    The absence of teeth
    The presence of a feather covering
    The presence of a large keeled sternum
    All of the above

  4. Which marine reptiles were exclusively (obligatorily) aquatic?
    Ichthyosaurs
    Marine turtles
    Mosasaurs
    Placodonts
    Plesiosaurs
    All of the above

  5. Which marine reptiles fed on ammonoids?
    Ichthyosaurs
    Marine turtles
    Mosasaurs
    Placodonts
    Plesiosaurs
    All of the above

  6. Which group of reptiles has two temporal openings in the skull?
    Anapsids
    Diapsids
    Euryapsids
    Synapsids
    All of the above

  7. Which group of reptiles includes the dinosaurs?
    Anapsids
    Diapsids
    Euryapsids
    Synapsids
    All of the above

  8. Which group of reptiles includes the marine reptiles?
    Anapsids
    Diapsids
    Euryapsids
    Synapsids
    All of the above

  9. Which group of reptiles did mammals evolve from?
    Anapsids
    Diapsids
    Euryapsids
    Synapsids
    All of the above

  10. What main character is used to distinguish different groups of Mesozoic mammals?
    Degree of endothermy and reproduction methods
    Patterns of the vertebral centrum
    Shape and cusp patterns of teeth
    Temporal openings in the skull
    Variations in the leg bones

  11. Which group(s) of land vertebrates has three middle ear bones?
    Amphibians
    Birds
    Mammals
    Reptiles
    All of the above

  12. Which invertebrate group went extinct at the terminal Cretaceous extinction?
    Ammonoids
    Crinoids
    Nautiloids
    Rugose corals
    Trilobites

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