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Trilobite: Quiz


Question 1: This trilobite is featured on the town's ________ and was named the Dudley Bug or Dudley Locust by quarrymen who once worked the now abandoned limestone quarries.
Unofficial emblem of TurkeyRoyal coat of arms of the United KingdomCoat of armsRoyal coat of arms of Scotland

Question 2: Asaphiscus wheeleri, ________ age, Wheeler shale, Utah, USA.
CambrianDevonianGeologic time scaleCambrian explosion

Question 3:
What period does the fossils of the Trilobite come from?
Late Miocene - Recent
Mid Silurian to Early Devonian
Early Cambrian - Late Permian

Question 4: [16] An analogy would be today's ________ which mostly exist as deep water species; in the Paleozoic era, vast 'forests' of crinoids lived in shallow near-shore environments.

Question 5: Pyritised Lloydolithus lloydi, lower Ordovician age, ________.
EnglandScotlandUnited KingdomWales

Question 6: Lenses were ________, touching each other, with a single corneal membrane covering all lenses.
GeometryClose-packing of spheresSphere packingKepler conjecture

Question 7: The study of Paleozoic trilobites in the Welsh-English borders by Niles Eldredge was fundamental in formulating and testing ________ as a mechanism of evolution.
Sexual selectionSpeciationNatural selectionPunctuated equilibrium

Question 8: Trilobites are often placed within the ________ subphylum Schizoramia within the superclass Arachnomorpha (equivalent to the Arachnata),[2] although several alternative taxonomies are found in the literature.

Question 9: [citation needed] ________, Powys, Wales, is another famous trilobite location.
Llandrindod WellsBuilth WellsRhayaderBrecon

Question 10: Trilobites (pronounced traɪləˌbaɪt, meaning "three lobes") are a well-known fossil group of extinct marine ________ that form the class Trilobita.


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