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The discovery of Tongtianlong
This species of dinosaur has only recently been found in an area of China. Scientists believe that it was bird-like in appearance and probably no bigger than a 28 …………………………..It is thought to have eaten 29 ……………………………… and it used its 30 ………………………….to get through their hard exterior. The fossil of Tongtianlong was found surrounded by 31 ……………………………… under the ground where the foundations of a new 32 …………………………..were being dug.
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Write the correct letter in boxes 33-37 on your answer sheet.
33.What does the writer suggest about finding new dinosaurs?
A Many scientists dream of being able to do so one day.
B It is probable that most have now been discovered.
C People are running out of places to look for them.
D It is becoming relatively common to dig one up.
34.In the fourth paragraph, what does the writer suggest about palaeontologists?
A They should study the fossilised bones of dinosaurs more closely.
B Their theories are based on evidence that can be interpreted in different ways.
C It is impossible to have any confidence in the proposals they have made.
D worrying that they still cannot agree about dinosaurs’ body
35.When describing the theory of how dinosaurs began to fly, the writer is
A amused that their flight probably came about by chance.
B surprised by the reason for the initial development of feathers.
C excited by the different possibilities it holds for future research.
D confused that feathers were also present on some creatures’ legs.
36.One significance of melanosomes is that they
A provide further evidence of where birds evolved from.
B are only found in certain parts of the world.
C can be clearly seen in most fossilised feathers.
D are only found in certain birds and dinosaurs.
37.Which of the following best summarises the writer’s point in the final paragraph?
A Scientists are right to continue questioning the effects of the asteroid strike.
B Large flightless dinosaurs may have existed after the asteroid hit.
C The dinosaurs were already declining before the asteroid hit.
D The effects of the asteroid strike killed most dinosaurs.
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Scientists believe that it was bird-like in appearance and probably no bigger than a 28 .
It is thought to have eaten 29
and it used its 30 to get through their hard exterior.
The fossil of Tongtianlong was found surrounded by 31
under the ground where the foundations of a new 32 were being dug.
Q33: What does the writer suggest about finding new dinosaurs?
Q34: In the fourth paragraph, what does the writer suggest about palaeontologists?
Q35: When describing the theory of how dinosaurs began to fly, the writer is
Q36: One significance of melanosomes is that they
Q37: Which of the following best summarises the writer’s point in the final paragraph?
Q38: It may have used its feathers to frighten off members of the same species.
Q39: This species resembles a large flightless bird that exists today.
Q40: Finding this species made scientists revise their opinion of the brain power of dinosaurs.