History
Types of Dinos
How Dinos Lived
Fact or Fiction
General Dino Knowledge
100
Where does the word "dinosaur" come from?
Terrible lizard
100
Name a well-known meat-eating dinosaur that starts with the letter T.
T-Rex
100
Were more dinosaurs herbivores (plants-eaters), carnivores (meat-eaters), or omnivores (eating both plants and meat)?
Herbivores
100
Fact or Fiction: Some dinosaurs had feathers.
Fact
100
What 3 colours was a Stegosaurus?
Nobody knows what colour any dinosaur was. (The only remains of the dinosaurs are fossils. The pigmentation (the color) of dinosaurs' skin is not preserved in the fossils, so no one knows what color they were.)
200
How long ago did dinosaurs become extinct? A.) 65 thousand years ago B.) 65 billion years ago C.) 65 million years ago
C) 65 million years ago
200
Name a plant-eating dinosaur with three horns on its head.
Triceratops
200
Everything we know about dinosaurs comes from these.
Fossils
200
Fact or Fiction: Tyrannosaurus Rex lived in the Jurassic period.
Fiction. (T-Rex lived in the Cretaceous period)
200
This word is used for a species that is no longer living anywhere on Earth.
Extinct
300
During the Triassic Period, 245 million years ago, the Earth consisted of only a single continent, it was called?
Pangaea
300
Dinosaurs belonged to which group of animals? A) Reptiles B) Amphibians C) Mammals
A) Reptiles
300
How did dinosaurs reproduce?
They laid eggs
300
Fact or Fiction: Stegosaurus was the first dinosaur found.
Fiction
300
This type of scientist studies dinosaur remains.
Paleontologist
400
What probably caused the extinction of the dinosaurs? A) hunting by people B) disease C) wind storms D) an asteroid colliding with the Earth
D) An asteroid colliding with the Earth, which would have blocked out the sun for months and the organisms that could not adapt to the temperature and light changes died out.
400
Were there any flying dinosaurs?
No. (Dinosaurs lived their entire lives on land. There were a lot of flying reptiles that lived at the same time the dinosaurs did such as the Pterodactyl.)
400
The smallest dinosaur yet discovered - the Compsognathus - was the size of what farm animal?
A chicken
400
Fact or fiction: Some dinosaurs could spit poison.
Fiction
400
These animals living today are descendants of (related to) dinosaurs.
Birds
500
What was the era called when dinosaurs existed?
Mesozoic Era
500
Which dinosaur's name means "speedy thief"?
Velociraptor (could run about 60 km/hr for short bursts)
500
At the end of the Jurassic period, the land on Earth started to split up into smaller continents because of what 2 types of natural disasters? (Examples: hurricane, twister)
Volcanoes and earthquakes.
500
Fact or Fiction: The biggest animal on Earth today - the blue whale - is bigger than even the largest dinosaur.
Fact
500
On how many continents (of the 7 on Earth) have dinosaur remains been found?
All 7 of them
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