Petrified Forest National Monument - Quiz
By Sarah Lane
Jan 31, 2005, 09:27

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Petrified Forest National Monument - Quiz

Petrified Forest National Monument - Quiz

Choose the best possible answer from the choices given and click finished when you're done.

  1. How many acres is the Petrified Forest National Park?
  2. There are five forests inside this National Park. There's the Blue Mesa, Jasper Forest, Crystal Forest, the Black Forest, and what other forest?
  3. The Mesozoic Era from which the fossils are from contains the Triassic, Jurassic, and what other period?
  4. What years does the Triassic period span?
  5. What is "petrifaction"?
  6. The prefix "petri" means what?
  7. What type of vandalism occured with these fossils?
  8. Which president officially designated the Petrified Forest as a National Monument?
  9. When was the Monument given National Park status?
10. How many National Parks were there once the Petrified National Park was added?

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