Quiz: Not Even Ross Geller Could Pass This Paleontology Quiz. Can You?

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Delve into your dino knowledge!

How much do you know about the dinosaurs that once roamed the Earth? Take this quiz to test your paleontology smarts!

 Apr 12, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many horns did Triceratops have?
4
3
2

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which came first, the Jurassic or Cretaceous Period?
Cretaceous
Jurassic

3 of 18True or False:

Birds evolved from dinosaurs.
False
True

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many legs did Sauropods such as Brachiosaurus and Diplodocus move on?
4
They didn't have legs
2

5 of 18True or False:

Dinosaur fossils have been found on every continent of Earth.
True
False

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The word "dinosaur" means...
Scary bird
Terrible lizard
Mean Reptile

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The smallest dinosaur was about the size of a:
Elephant
Chicken
House

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which family of dinosaurs is known for having the largest dinosaurs?
Sauropods
Theropods
Ankylosaurus

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Ceratopsians are sometimes called the ___ of dinosaurs.
Tigers
Rhinos
Dogs

10 of 18True or False:

When a dinosaur is born, it hatches from an egg.
True
False

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Dinosaurs dominated the earth during the period, ___.
The Dinosaur Epoch
The Age of Dinosaurs
The Dinosaur Renaissance

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "restoration" mean in terms of dinosaurs?
Bringing dinosaurs back to life
Putting dinosaur bones back together
Returning bones to where they were found

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Meat-eaters like Tyrannosaurus rex were called...
Orthnipods
Stegosaurs
Theropods

14 of 18True or False:

The first birds on earth were like dinosaurs because they were large in size.
True
False

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "hoatzin"?
A dinosaur footprint
A primitive bird
A dinosaur claw

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Dinosaurs were closely related to what modern animal?
Crocodiles
Zebras
Elephants

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The tallest dinosaur on earth stood more than _______ feet tall.
150
40
80

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Most dinosaurs were what?
Carnivores
Herbivores
Omnivores
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

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Dinosaurs lived about 100 million years ago, and no two were really alike. Some were more like reptiles while others were more like birds. Most dinos lived off of plants, but some were carnivores. Today, we can tell a lot about these amazing giants from the fossils that are found buried in the ground. With fossils, scientists are able to recreate whole skeletons of dinosaurs and determine just what they were like. If you were a fan of the Jurassic period and all the animals that roamed the land before man even existed, this is the quiz for you!

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