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Are You a Big Fan of Dinosaurs? Take This Quiz and Learn Some Fun Facts

This is my first quiz about dinosaurs and I hope you will like this quiz about this diversified group of reptiles that were long gone and became extinct.

Just forget the past guys and let’s get to know these ancient creatures that wandered on our planet long since we mankind were born.

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  • It was first discovered in 1902 by Barnum Brown. Then 3 years later, Henry Fairfield Osborn named this dinosaur its now iconic name. The once and always “King of Dinosaurs” appearing in movies like “Jurassic Park” as one of the most terrible predators and as the carnivorous reptilian antagonist. It has 60 sharp razor teeth which could extend up to 9 inches long. What is this dinosaur?

    • Velociraptor
    • Tyrannosaurus Rex
    • Megalosaurus
    • Triceratops
  • This dinosaur was first discovered in 1877 by Othniel Charles Marsh. It has small brain sized like that of a walnut. It has spike tail named by scientists as thagomizer. It swallowed rocks to aid in digesting plant matter. Its name means “roofed lizard”. What is this dinosaur?

    • Apatosaurus
    • Deinonychus
    • Pentaceratops
    • Stegosaurus
  • Known for its long neck and stood as high as 23 feet tall which could tantamount to modern 2 ½ – storey high buildings, 85-foot long and weigh as much as in between 30-80 tons (as much as 4 elephants). Its name means “armed lizard”. What is this plant-eating gentle dinosaur which remains were first discovered in 1903 by Elmer S. Riggs in Western Colorado?

    • Brachiosaurus
    • Ankylosaurus
    • Brontosaurus
    • Allosaurus
  • A quadripedal herbivore first discovered near Denver, Colorado in 1887. They weighed 12 tons (about 2 male elephants). They charged like rhinos when threatened. This dinosaur measured over 10 feet in height which is as tall as a one-storey building. This dinosaur has approximately 400 to 800 teeth during the course of its lifetime. What is this dinosaur?

    • Pentaceratops
    • Protoceratops
    • Triceratops
    • Pteranodon
  • This herbivorous 90-foot long dinosaur is another name for Brontosaurus. Also first discovered in 1877 by Othniel Charles Marsh. Its name means “deceptive lizard”and could crack its tail to 200 decibels. It was so gigantic that its hips are as high as about 15 feet tall and weighed approximately 38 tons. They also swallowed stones to help them grind up plant material in their stomachs. Rocks used in this way are called gizzard stones or gastrolithes. What is this dinosaur?

    • Megalosaurus
    • Mastodon
    • Apatosaurus
    • Diplodocus
  • This dinosaur was first discovered in 1908 by Barnum Brown and has fossils found in Canada and Montana. Its name means “fused lizard” and its armor was similar to a modern crocodile. Godzilla’s nemesis named Anguirus is based on this dinosaur. It is one of the largest armor plated dinosaurs ever discovered. This animal was approximately 30 feet long, 6 feet wide, 4 feet tall and weighed right around 4 tons. What is this dinosaur?

    • Allosaurus
    • Ichthyosaurus
    • Argentinosaurus
    • Ankylosaurus
  • It is a huge dinosaur that was discovered in Argentina in 1987 by Guillermo Heredia. It is about 115 feet long and probably weighed around 73 tons, although some estimates place its weight range around the 85 ton mark. It is currently listed as one of the largest herbivores to ever walk the planet. Its eggs were as big as the size of a beach ball. What is this dinosaur?

    • Australovenator
    • Argentinosaurus
    • Brachylophosaurus
    • Compsognathus
  • Its name means “swift robber”. It was first discovered by Peter Kaisen in the Gobi Desert on August 11th, 1923. It has hollow bones like that of bird. It is a carnivorous scavenger and weighed less than an average turkey. It weighed only approximately 30 pounds and stood a little bit over 3 feet tall. It could run at a top speed of about 40 miles per hour — much slower than a cheetah (60 mph) or a lion (50 mph), although it is quite a bit faster than a human at top speed (28 mph). What is this dinosaur?

    • Velociraptor
    • Deinonychus
    • Iguanodon
    • Diplodocus
  • It was first discovered during the 19th century and was named by Edward Drinker Cope in 1878. It is a synapsid (taxonomic class of tetrapods) which lived approximately 295 million to 272 million years ago during the Permian Period. Its name means “two measures tooth” and a carnivorous dinosaur. Its sail-fin is used for regulating its body temperature. It was about 15 feet long (about twice as long of a normal horse), weighed around 550 pounds. What is this dinosaur?

    • Echinodon
    • Iguanodon
    • Hippodraco
    • Dimetrodon
  • It is an extinct marine reptile which lived approximately 135 million to 120 million years ago and was first discovered in the winter of 1823 by fossil hunter Mary Anning in Western Europe. It was named the following year by William Conybeare. Its name means “almost lizard.” This dinosaur measures about 15 feet long and weigh about 1,000 pounds. That means they were twice as long as a modern horse and weighed twice as much as a modern hog. The famous “Loch Ness Monster”or famously called as “Nessie” was believed by scientists to be a descendant of this marine reptile. It also laid eggs in the sand just like turtles. What is this marine reptile?

    • Plesiosaurus
    • Plateosaurus
    • Seismosaurus
    • Ichthyosaurus
  • It was first discovered during the late 18th century by Cosimo Alessandro Collini. However, it wasn’t named until 1809 when Georges Cuvier named it which means “wing finger”in Greek. It is one of the most recognizable flying creatures to have ever lived on the Earth. It was approximately 3 feet long with a wingspan of about 3 feet. It also weighed about 2 pounds or so. It is often depicted as some huge winged beast that could snatch big animals up with its claws and carry them off to their enormous nests. However, this winged creature was way too small to do things like that. Those are just Hollywood fantasies. What is this winged dinosaur called?

    • Pteranodon
    • Pterodactyl
    • Aerodactyl
    • Archaeopteryx
  • It has an enormous crest on its head believed by scientists being used for stabilization during flight. It was approximately 6 feet tall, weighed around 50 pounds and had a wingspan of about 18 feet. It was about as tall as a human male, 12 times heavier than a red-tailed hawk and had a wingspan that’s 3 times larger than crowned eagle. Originally discovered by Othniel Charles Marsh in 1870 and was the first pterosaur to have been found outside of Europe. He described and named it in 1876. Its name means “toothless wing”in Greek. What is this flying dinosaur called?

    • Archaeopteryx
    • Pterodactyl
    • Pteranodon
    • Phoenisaurus
  • It was first discovered in 1922 in Alberta, Canada by Dr. William A. Parks. Its name means “crested lizard”. It has prodigious bony crest atop its head believed to grow up to 6 feet long. Its fossils were found in Canada, New Mexico and Utah. It was estimated to have been about 40 feet long, 8 feet tall at the hips and weigh about 2 tons. Its crest produces low frequency sounds that made this dinosaur as the loudest and noisiest among others. Also believed to have been a herd animal much like buffalos. What is this herbivorous dinosaur called?

    • Panoplosaurus
    • Pachycephalosaurus
    • Giganotosaurus
    • Parasaurolophus
  • It was first discovered in 1859 in Southern Germany by Dr. Oberndorfer. In early 1970s, another fossil was found in France. It is a small carnivorous dinosaur that ran on two feet with height about 4 feet long, 10 inches tall at the hips and weighed approximately 7 pounds (as heavy as squirrels). It feeds on small dinosaurs, insects, and lizards and could run up to 40 miles per hour (as fast as an ostrich) due to its small size. Its name means “refined jaw”. What is this small dinosaur called?

    • Cryolophosaurus
    • Deinonychus
    • Elopteryx
    • Compsognathus
  • Fossils were first discovered in Germany in mid-19th century. It was first described and named by Hermann von Meyer in 1861. Its name literally means ”ancient wing”. Some scientists referred it as the first bird. It was just a foot long and weighed approximately 2 pounds. Its wings have a wingspan of about 1.5 feet. Some scientists said it might have had a primitive warm-blooded metabolism that means that it could generate body heat on its own. It is carnivore and fed off small animals. It was about the size of the crow yet had teeth like of dinosaur. What is this flying creature called?

    • Archaeopteryx
    • Pterodactyl
    • Dimorphodon
    • Dodo

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    • It’s alright coz dinosaurs are really exclusive topics. But not bad at all coz u got 4 than zero at all…Thanks for playing and hope u have learned a lot from this quiz about them…This quiz ca n be ur reference for research or study about dinosaurs too…Good job and hope u had fun 🙂

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