Quiz: The Ultimate La Brea Tar Pits Quiz
The Ultimate La Brea Tar Pits Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Over the years, archaeologists have excavated an abundance of important fossils from the La Brea Tar Pits, also known as Rancho La Brea. How knowledgeable are you about this prehistoric place of many a mammoth's demise?

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Where are the La Brea Tar Pits located?
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How old are the majority of the Ice Age fossils found in the La Brea Tar Pits?
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How many fossilized bones have been found in the tar pits?
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What species fell prey to the tar pits most frequently?
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How often did large animals get caught in the tar pits?
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How long did the process take?
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What is the asphalt in the tar pits comprised of?
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Who donated the Rancho La Brea lands to Los Angeles County for scientific study and preservation?
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Who donated the money for the museum dedicated to the La Brea Tar Pits?
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How many visitors did the museum receive in its first 10 years?
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