Paleobiology Trivia Quiz

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Paleobiology Trivia Quiz

Paleobiology is a growing and comparatively new discipline which combine method and findings of the life science biology with the method and findings of earth science paleontology. It is occasionally referred to as geobiology. An investigator in this field is known as paleobiologist. Try out this quiz to test your knowledge of Paleobiology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is paleobiology?
    • A. 

      Study of animal death

    • B. 

      Study of fossil animals and plants

    • C. 

      Study of fossils animal alone

    • D. 

      Study of fossils plant alone

  • 2. 
    What is another name for Paleobiology?
    • A. 

      Geobiology

    • B. 

      Sociobiology

    • C. 

      Naturebiology

    • D. 

      Endobiology

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not a branch of Paleobiology?
    • A. 

      Paleobiology

    • B. 

      Paleozoology

    • C. 

      Paleanalysis

    • D. 

      Paleovirology

  • 4. 
    What is Taphonomy?
    • A. 

      A study of human culture

    • B. 

      An analysis of living human beings

    • C. 

      An analysis of a pre- mortem history of an individual

    • D. 

      An analysis of post mortem history of an individual

  • 5. 
    Who is a paleobiogist?
    • A. 

      A researcher in biology

    • B. 

      An investigator in Paleobiology

    • C. 

      A researcher in evolution

    • D. 

      An investigator in physiology

  • 6. 
    Which branch of Paleobiology analyses tracks, burrows and trace fossils?
    • A. 

      Paleozoology

    • B. 

      Paleovirology

    • C. 

      Paleontology

    • D. 

      Paleoichnology

  • 7. 
    Who is the founder of modern Paleobiology?
    • A. 

      Baron Franz Nopcsa

    • B. 

      Earl Campbell stone

    • C. 

      Baron James Campbell

    • D. 

      Sir Ryder Sherbrooke

  • 8. 
    What is Paleobiology formerly known as?
    • A. 

      Paleontology

    • B. 

      Paleozoology

    • C. 

      Palesociology

    • D. 

      Paleophysiology

  • 9. 
    Who coined the word 'Paleobiology'
    • A. 

      Prof. Franz Nopcsa

    • B. 

      Prof. Charleston swammegum

    • C. 

      Prof. Charles Schuchet

    • D. 

      Non of the above

  • 10. 
    Who is the founder of pre Cambrian Paleobiology?
    • A. 

      Prof.Franz Nopsca

    • B. 

      Charles Doolittle walcott

    • C. 

      Charles McKay Schuchet

    • D. 

      McDonald Brock Sterling