123facts.com - The Most Complete Trivia Game Site

Trivia Quizzes, Games, and Facts

Trivia Categories Forums About Us FAQ Contact Us
Username:  
Password:
Register   My 123Facts




Trivia Quiz Categories
Animals
Brain Teasers
Celebrities
Entertainment
For Kids
General
Geography
History
Hobbies
Humanities
Literature
Movies
Music
People
Religion & Faith
Science & Technology
Sports
Television
Video Games
World

List all trivia quiz categories

More Trivia Fun
New Quizzes
Popular Recent Quizzes
Most Highly Rated Quizzes
   
Write a Quiz

Monthly Tournament
Today's Easy Trivia
Today's Hard Trivia
Easy Hourly Trivia
Hard Hourly Trivia

Trivia Facts
Browse Trivia Facts
Submit a Trivia Fact

Statistics
View Hall of Fame

Website
- Who's online?
324 playing now

- Quizzes served
5,823,647

Players
- Most points

- Registered members
40791

- Just registered!

Teams
- Most points

Quiz Of The Day
- Tournament Leader

- Last Tournament Champ

You are here:    Home » Quizzes
Search:  

The Mesozoic Era

written by: daspletosaurus
 
This quiz challenges your knowledge of the Mesozoic era.

Question 1:


What does the term "Mesozoic" mean?
Middle life
Ancient life
Recent life
Age of ancient reptiles

Question 2:


The base of the Mesozoic is established by what major event in the history of life on Earth?
An increase in biodiversity
The formation of a super-continent
None of these
A mass extinction 251 million years ago

Question 3:


Oxygen levels during the Mesozoic were lower than today's levels.
False
True

Question 4:


What super-continent began to rift apart during the Mesozoic era?
Euramerica
Pangaea
None of these
Rodinia

Question 5:


What marine reptiles evolved during the Triassic period and thrived during much of the Mesozoic era?
Pliosaurs
Dinosaurs
Plesiosaurs
Ichthyosaurs

Question 6:


What term did sir Richard Owen coin in 1842?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 7:


Ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, pliosaurs, moasaurs, are pterosaurs are dinosaurs.
True
False

Question 8:


Which of the following describes the climate of the Triassic period?
Tropical
Temperate
Arid
None of these

Question 9:


Which of the following was a large inland sea that covered much of central North America during the Late Cretaceous period?
Hudson Seaway
Atlantic Ocean
Iapetus Ocean
Western Interior Seaway

Question 10:


What event signalled the end of the Mesozoic era?
None of these
A large mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous
The evolution of flowering plants
The evolution of humans

 


Report errors (will not interfere with your quiz)




 
 
Conditions of Use   |   Privacy policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Copyright    © 2005-2017 123facts.com. All Rights Reserved.

Page loaded from database in 0.39541387557983 seconds