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Geologic Time Scale

Name the periods of time in our current eon, and also the two epochs of our current period.
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Era
Period
Epoch
Start
Cenozoic
0.0117
2.58
23
66
Mesozoic
145
201
252
Era
Period
Start
Paleozoic
298
358
419
443
485
541
Answer Stats
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Period
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+1
level 10
Jul 1, 2014
good quiz!! i only got 8!!
+1
level 49
Aug 1, 2017
Please accept Palaeogene as well as Paleogene
+1
level 30
Aug 30, 2017
yes plz
+1
level 72
Aug 29, 2017
Nice learning quiz - only got 3 the first time.
+1
level 60
Aug 29, 2017
I get that everyone knows the Jurassic because of Jurassic Park but why do so many also know the Triassic and the Cretaceous compared to the other eons?
+4
level 58
Aug 29, 2017
Dinosaurs, man. Dinosaurs.
+4
level 72
Aug 29, 2017
Yeah they talk about them all the time in dinosaur books aimed at kids.
+2
level 58
Aug 30, 2017
Ouch. Hey, my books say "6 and up." "AND UP!"
+1
level 60
Sep 1, 2017
I guess none of the dinosaur books reached me. In contrast, I knew about the Ordovician, Silurian and Devonian early on because the area that is now Estonia rose above sea level in those periods.
+1
level 33
Dec 11, 2017
After that, a big drop off.
+1
level 63
Aug 29, 2017
You should accept "palaeogene".
+1
level 65
Aug 29, 2017
Only got 3 :/
+1
level 72
Aug 29, 2017
The good ol' days
+1
level 56
Aug 29, 2017
Crustaceous didn't work. Oops!
+1
level 61
Aug 29, 2017
How about bodacious?
+1
level 57
Aug 29, 2017
What about Pliocene, Miocene, and Oligocene?
+1
level 58
Aug 29, 2017
Epochs of the Neogene and Paleogene, together with the Eocene and Paleocene. Apparently not worth a mention.
+2
level 55
Aug 30, 2017
It's the CAMBRIAN explosion!
+1
level 62
Dec 22, 2017
Anthropocene needs to be its own epoch.
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