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Know Your Dino

This is a quiz about a few varieties of dinosaurs, ranging from the Triassic to the Cretaceous. Do you know your dino?


Quiz ID:#16964
Fun:*** (2.44)
Difficulty:** (2.09)
Category:Nature > Animals
Created By:kinkymunkeeA*




#1   In 1877, the Apatosaurus was discovered in Colorado. Two years later in Wyoming, another Apatosaurus was discovered, only the paleontologist thought it was something else. What was the Apatosaurus mistakenly renamed?

#2   In dinosaur identification, there are two names under the dinosaurs' Order, Saurischia, meaning "lizard-hipped", and Ornithischia, meaning "bird-hipped". Of which Order were most carnivorous dinosaurs a member?

#3   Scientists can determine which dinosaurs may have been the most intelligent by comparing the size of their bodies to the size of their brain cavities. Which small, carnivorous dinosaur is considered the most intelligent?

#4   Similar to the birds of today, some dinosaurs had feathers, although the functionality differs from modern day fliers. What small dinosaur's fossilized remains had the imprints of feathers?

#5   The first-ever named dinosaur still has little known about it. It was a bipedal carnivore, meaning it was a meat-eater that walked on two legs. What was the dinosaur named?

#6   It is a popular theory that dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded. One such example used is the dinosaur Ornithomimus. Why is this dinosaur support for this theory?

#7   It's a common belief that dinosaurs were killed when a large meteorite collided with the Earth. However, another theory is that volcanic eruptions occurred so frequently that they filled the air with smoke and noxious gases, causing suffocation.

#8   One of the last pterosaurs, flying reptiles, to die out was the Quetzalcoatlus. Does the name sound familiar? From which ancient civilization did the pterosaur get its name?

#9   The Pachycephalosaurus was a thick-headed reptile that would use its strong noggin to defend itself against other dinosaurs. How many inches of solid bone was atop this beast's 24 inch-long head?

#10   In the film "Jurassic Park", several dinosaurs roamed throughout the park, including Tyrannosaurus Rex and Velociraptors. Why would this aggravate those knowledgeable of dinosaurs?





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