Quiz: The Ultimate Fossil Quiz
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The Ultimate Fossil Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

When you think about fossils, you probably picture the big-money stuff: T-Rex skeletons, perfectly preserved mammoths and the like. Compared to them, the vast majority of fossils are relatively tiny and seemingly insignificant.

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A preserved piece of a plant or animal can officially be called a fossil if it's more than how many years old?
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About how far back does the fossil record go?
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According to the information we have from the fossil record, about how old is the Earth?
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How old are the oldest human fossils?
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In February 2009, paleontologists unearthed a 60-million-year-old snake -- the largest on record. How much would it have weighed when it was living?
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Where is "Dinosaur City," the world's largest fossil site?
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