A Short History of Nearly Everything Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


How did humans become dispersed across the planet?


When was the last dodo killed in Mauritius?


The author mentions the case of bacteria surviving for two years in a sealed camera lens where?


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


The dodo was a:

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