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Concept 2 Quiz

List the principal developments during the Paleozoic Era, including significant geologic, biologic, and special events.

This activity contains 12 questions.

Question 1.
The Devonian period is often called the "age of fishes."


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Question 2.
Part of the ancestral Appalachian Mountains formed during the late Paleozoic as North America and Africa collided.


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Question 3.
Paleozoic means "ancient life."


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Question 4.
Which of the following group of organisms developed and diversified rapidly in the late Devonian period and late Paleozoic era?


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Question 5.
During the Early Paleozoic, animal life forms were


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Question 6.
Large quantities of rock salt and gypsum were deposited in portions of Ohio, Michigan, and New York during the ____________ period.


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Question 7.
Burgess Shale fossils are associated with the "Cambrian Explosion."


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Question 8.
During the Cambrian and the early Paleozoic, North America was part of Gondwanaland.


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Question 9.
Which of the following events could have contributed to the late Paleozoic Extinction?


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Question 10.
Invertebrate trilobites developed an exoskeleton made of a protein called


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Question 11.
The earliest land plants were


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Question 12.
Hard parts were quickly developed during the Cambrian as organisms tried to protect themselves from cephalopods.


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