A Short History of Nearly Everything Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

When entomologist Terry Erwin collected insect samples from 19 rain forest trees, how many different varieties of beetles did he find?

2.

What book did paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould write?

3.

Quarks are held together by gluons and make up what?

4.

When the KT meteor that killed the dinosaurs hit Earth, what percentage of life on the planet perished?

5.

Most human traits, including eye color, are determined by:

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