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Paleontology Quiz

1. What of these is NOT found as a fossil

Leaves
Trees
Bones
Water
Teeth
Shells

2. What areas of California have dinosaurs fossils been found in ?

Santa Barbara
Fresno
San Diego
Shasta
Riverside
All but the first

3. The northern most dinosaur found in California to date ate what kind of food ?

Other dinosaurs
Leaves and plants
Fish

4. What unexpected place is where seashell fossils been found ?
On top of Mt. Whitney
At the bottom of Death Valley
In the foothills of the Sierras

5. How did the Mammoths get out to the California Channel Islands to even become fossils?

Swam
Caught a boat
Walked over a land bridge

6. What work does a paleontologist do ?

Hunts for fossils
Digs fossils up
Transports fossils carefully to a lab to study
Examines how old they might be
Tries to understand what life form it is from
Puts the fossils on exhibit for the public to learn from
Published articles to let other scientists know about their work
All of the above