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Concept 4 Quiz

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

This activity contains 12 questions.

Question 1.
Which one of the following was not a characteristic of primitive mammals?


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Question 2.
Many large mammals were rapidly eliminated during a wave of late Pleistocene extinctions.


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Question 3.
The first appearance of mammals was during the Mesozoic era.


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Question 4.
The beginning of the Cenozoic era is marked by the appearance of the first life forms with hard parts.


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Question 5.
The Cenozoic era is divided into two periods, the Tertiary and the shorter


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Question 6.
During the Cenozoic Era, volcanic activity was extensive on the eastern edge of North America.


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Question 7.
The Cenozoic Era represents the shortest era within the geologic time scale.


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Question 8.
Tertiary uplift of the western interior of the continent is largely responsible for the


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Question 9.
Extensive marine sedimentation during the Cenozoic in North America caused downwarping of the crust and faults along the


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Question 10.
Modern marsupial mammals are found primarily in


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Question 11.
During the Cenozoic, mammals specialized and developed in many ways including


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Question 12.
Flowering plants with covered seeds are called foraminifera.


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