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  • WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE

    PALEONTOLOGIST?

  • $500 Question

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    Which of the following pages would have information on fossils?

    Index

    F Fossil Fuels 322-345 Fossils 371-379

    A. 378 B. 370 C. 321 D. 278

  • A. 378

  • $1,000 Question

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    You want to read about what dinosaurs ate. Which of the following books would you look at first?

    A. Geographic Maps of Dinosaur Quarries in Utah

    B. Hunting for Dinosaur Fossils in Southern Utah

    C. Comets and the Extinction of Dinosaurs

    D. Carnivores and Herbivores of Prehistoric Times

  • D. Carnivores and Herbivores of Prehistoric Times

  • $5,000 Question

    There are at least three ways a fossil can be formed.

    A. True B. False

    C. Only one category D. None of the

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  • A. True

  • $6,000 Question Erin brought a piece of sandstone to school

    that had some ripples across it. What might it be a fossil of?

    A. bird footprints B. wave marks on a beach

    C. dinosaur backbone D. leaf imprint

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  • B. wave marks on a beach

  • $7,000 Question

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    Which chapter would probably have the most information about the type of rock where most fossils are usually found?

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Igneous Rock Chapter 2. Sedimentary Rock Chapter 3. Metamorphic Rock Chapter 4. Minerals and Crystals

    A. Chapter 1 B. Chapter 2 C. Chapter 3 D. Chapter 4

  • B. Chapter 2

  • $8,000 Question A student was reading a “Kids Discover” science magazine and found a map which showed the location of Dinosaur national Monument on the Colorado-Utah state border. The student wanted to find more information about this fossil site. Which of the following would be the best source of information?

    A. a glossary

    B. a dictionary

    C. an Internet guide to fossils of the Western United States

    D. an Internet site that demonstrates fossil experiments and projects

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  • C. an Internet guide to fossils of the Western United States

  • $10,000 Question

    Which of the following would be the best source of information to locate Utah’s Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry site?

    A. an index B. an atlas

    C. a dictionary D. a glossary

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  • B. an atlas

  • Which would be an example of a fossil? A. Sedimentary rock B. oyster pearl C. Dinosaur footprint D. rotting log

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  • C. Dinosaur footprint

  • $20,000 Question Which rock type would be best for finding fossils? A. sedimentary B. metamorphic C. volcanic D. igneous

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  • A. sedimentary

  • $25,000 Question Which of the following sentences is a scientific fact? A. Fossils are usually found in sedimentary rock. B. Fossils are usually found in igneous rock. C. Fossils are usually found in metamorphic rocks. D. Fossils are usually found in bedrock.

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  • A. Fossils are usually found in sedimentary rock.

  • $50,000 Question

    What have scientists learned about oceans from fossils?

    A. Oceans have changed very little over time B. There is much more ocean life now than in the past C. The Earth has not always had water D. Oceans have changed in size and location

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  • D. Oceans have changed in size and location

  • $75,000 Question What might a Utah scientist tell from seashell fossils found

    on top of a mountain?

    A. Shelled animals once lived on mountain tops B. The mountain was once part of an ocean bottom C. The ocean was very deep D. Sea creatures were eaten by animals there

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  • B. The mountain was once part of an ocean bottom

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  • $100,000 Question

    Which of the following animals use to live in Utah but does not now?

    A. Buffalo B. Mountain lion

    C. Mammoth D. Dog

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  • C. Mammoth

  • $150,000 Question

    Where are prehistoric animals preserved as whole animals?

    A. in sedimentary rock B. in amber C. in limestone D. in oceans

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  • B. in amber

  • $200,000 Question

    What evidence shows that parts of Utah were once the sea floor of an ancient ocean?

    A. mammoth fossils found in Huntington Cave B. saber tooth tiger claws found in igneous rocks C. trilobites found in limestone in Millard county D. copper and gold found at Kennecott mine

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  • C. trilobites found in limestone in Millard county

  • $250,000 Question

    Which would be the best title for a book about the scientific explanation of the extinction of dinosaurs?

    A. Are Godzilla and the Loch Ness Monster Relatives to Dinosaurs B. Opinions About the Disappearance of Dinosaurs C. Examining Research Based Theories of Dinosaur Extinction D. Did People Cause the Extinction of Dinosaurs

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  • C. Examining Research Based Theories of Dinosaur Extinction

  • $300,000 Question

    Why is a fossil dinosaur bone much heavier than the original bone it was made from?

    A. it has absorbed water B. it is much older C. much of it has dissolved D. it is now made of minerals

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  • D. it is now made of minerals

  • $350,000 Question

    In which of the following rock formations would fossils most likely be found:

    A. granite B. quartz C. limestone D. marble

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  • C. limestone

  • $400,000 Question Using this part of an index, which of the following pages

    would have information on preserved fossils:

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    Index Fossils 176-225 Trace fossils 180-181 Preserved fossils 220-225 Mineral replaced fossils 176-177

    A. 222 B. 176 C. 219 D. 181

  • A. 222

  • $450,000 Question Which sentence best describes a cause of

    extinction? A. Plants and animals have always looked the same, but

    environments keep changing.

    B. Plants and animals keep changing, but environments on Earth don’t change.

    C. Every species changes with its environment, but extinction occurs even though the organisms adapted.

    D. If an environment changes faster than a species can adapt, the species will become extinct.

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  • D. If an environment changes faster than a species can adapt, the species will become extinct.

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  • $500,000 Question

    How is fossilized skeleton of a dinosaur similar to the modern skeleton of a lizard?

    A. They are both small and two-legged

    B. They both have hearts and lungs

    C. They have backbones and tails

    D. Their skin is the same color

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  • C. They have backbones and tails

  • $600,000 Question Why are the soft parts of a shark’s body not

    preserves as a fossil?

    A. They are squeezed out when the shark is buried

    B They are not made of mineral or rock

    C. They cannot be changed to rock

    D. They rotted before fossilization could occur

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  • D. They rotted before fossilization could occur

  • $650,000 Question A student was writing a report about Utah fossils. The student’s

    teacher told him he needed to use three different sources of reference material. Which of the following would be the best sources of information fo