Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on scientific names

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Published - May 19, 2023 09:04 am IST

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Quiz | Easy like Sunday morning: on scientific names
English fossil collector Mary Anning with her black-and-white terrier Tray, her constant companion when she went collecting. Her findings contributed to scientific thinking on prehistoric life.
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1 / 10 | Born on May 21 in 1799, Mary Anning was a pioneering English paleontologist who regularly risked her life to collect fossils. From age 12, she discovered complete fossils and sold them on the beach. As a woman she was not given credit in the scientific circles but later had many species named after her. She also became famous due to a certain tongue twister about her. Which commonly used phrase is this?
Answer : She sells seashells by the seashore.
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