AnimalsScience & Technology

Quiz On Dinosaurs: Factual And Fictional

$100 Amazon Gift Card GIVEAWAY
Complete Quiz & Enter Your Email at the Bottom of the Quiz To Win

 

Dinosaurs’ incredible stories, like Jurassic Park and its blockbuster movie franchise, have piqued the interest of millions of people. Separating fact from fiction can be a difficult challenge on this quiz.

In Jurassic Park, scientists were able to resurrect dinosaurs by extracting their DNA from which material?

Salt Deposits

Amber

Concrete

Granite

Amber
The tainted dino DNA was discovered in the blood of insects preserved in amber, specifically mosquitos.

Let’s talk about Tyrannosaurus Rex, the King of the Dinosaurs. How long did a typical T-Rex live?

25 years

75 years

50 years

100 years

25 years
Most archeologists believe that a T-average Rex’s life span was between 20 and 30 years.

What creature in this image is known to be larger than the Tyrannosaurus Rex?

Argentinosaurus

Spinosaurus

Tarbosaurus

Utahraptor

Spinosaurus
Recent discoveries indicate that the Spinosaurus could have grown to 66 feet long!

Giant reptiles came in a variety of shapes and sizes. What kind of flying creature are we looking at?

Haopterus

Pteranodon

Pterodactyl

Archaeopteryx

Pterodactyl
Although flying reptiles are not technically dinosaurs, the Pterodactyl is one of the most well-known “dinosaurs.” A pterosaur is a proper name for it.

At the beginning of Jurassic Park, we see a Brachiosaurus eating tree leaves. Scientists were outraged by this scene because the Brachiosaurus did something “unrealistic.” What exactly did the creature do?

Made a loud honking sound.

Ate a smaller creature.

Extend its’ neck all the way.

Reared up on its hind legs while on land.

Reared up on its hind legs while on land.
The 85-foot-long, 30-foot-tall, 50-ton brachiosaur probably didn’t need or have the ability to rear up on two legs.

The Velociraptor is, without a doubt, one of the most well-known dinosaurs in the world. In which country was the Velociraptor discovered for the first time?

Mongolia

Japan

Vietnam

China

Mongolia
Velociraptors were discovered during an expedition to the Gobi Desert in Outer Mongolia in 1923.

The majority of dinosaurs had tiny brains. What fruit had a brain the size of an adult Stegosaurus?

Nectarine

Apple

Grapefruit

Lime

Lime
Stegosauruses had brains that were less than 3 ounces in size or the size of an average lime.

Scientists don’t know when dinosaurs died out, but they have an idea. When did the dinosaurs become extinct?

6.5 million years ago.

5 million years ago.

66 million years ago.

5,000 years ago.

66 million years ago.
Dinosaurs most likely died out suddenly 66 million years ago due to an asteroid impact.

The Burpee Museum in Rockford, Illinois, houses the world’s youngest complete T-Rex skeleton. What did they call this creature?

Tiffany

Jane

Rexina

Julia

Jane
Jane was discovered in 2001 in Montana. The skeleton was finally displayed after four years of preparation.

What is generally accepted as the cause of dinosaur extinction?

Rise of mankind.

Volcanic Eruption.

An Asteroid.

A Virus.

An Asteroid.
Around 66 million years ago, a giant asteroid likely caused the extinction of dinosaurs. The Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event, as it is known, wiped out all significant life.

Why are real dinosaur bones not commonly used in museum display exhibits?

They are too rare.

They are too brittle.

The bones are too heavy.

All of the above.

All of the above.
Despite the numerous dangers associated with exhibiting real fossils, many museums will include some “real” reinforced dinosaur bones to boost the exhibit’s authenticity.

Ancient Greece is where we get the word “dinosaur.” What exactly does the word mean?

Giant Monster

Terrible Lizard

Old Reptile

Great Creature

Terrible Lizard
Paleontologist Sir Richard Owen gave dinosaurs their official names in 1842. The roots are “deinos” and “sauros,” which together roughly translate to “terrible lizard.”

Many people developed an early love of dinosaurs and later wanted to pursue it professionally. What branch of science would you choose if you wanted to work studying dinosaurs?

Zoology

Paleobotany

Botany

Paleontology

Paleontology
The study of non-human life that existed before the Holocene Epoch, generally considered the modern era, is known as paleontology (11,000 years before the present).

Recalling Jurassic Park, from what era were most of the dinosaurs in the movie taken?

Triassic

Late Triassic

Cretaceous

Jurassic

Cretaceous
All three featured animals, velociraptors, triceratops, and T-rex, were alive in the late Cretaceous until roughly 66 million years ago.

Whose well-known author wrote the novel Jurassic Park?

Michael Crichton

Steven King

Tom Clancy

J.K. Rowling

Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton wrote Jurassic Park in 1990, which served as the inspiration for Steven Spielberg’s 1993 blockbuster.

We take the term “dinosaur” for granted, don’t we? Where did this great name come from?

Ian Malcolm

Sir Richard Owen

Joseph Leidy

Charles Darwin

Sir Richard Owen
In 1842, paleontologist Sir Richard Owen formally named dinosaurs.

While some dinosaurs were enormous, the majority were relatively small. Some dinosaurs were the size of chickens today! What are among the tiniest dinosaurs that we are aware of?

Compsognathus

Iguanodon

Velociraptor

Oviraptor

Compsognathus
Compsognathus was the smallest dinosaur species for many years, but today, other species are recognized to be even smaller.

What era of time did the Tyrannosaurus Rex live?

Cretaceous

Mesozoic

Jurassic

Triassic

Cretaceous
About 80 to 66 million years ago, during the late Cretaceous, the family Tyrannosauridae existed.

Which dinosaur family was the largest?

Thyreophora

Ornithopods

Sauropods

Theropods

Sauropods
In terms of weight and length, sauropods were the largest. The biggest was over 100,000 pounds and almost 90 feet long!

Dinosaurs evolved a variety of defense mechanisms. What dino had fifteen horns for protection?

Eotriceratops

Kosmoceratops

Medusaceratops

Triceratops

Kosmoceratops
Of all the Ceratopsidae dinosaurs, Kosmoceratops has the most horns on its face.

Sad to say, you did poorly on the quiz. 😞

You gave it your best shot, but the next time, work even harder.

Oh no, you nearly failed! 😮

You’ll probably pass the following time.

Flawless! You had no struggles with the quiz. 😉

You’ve just revealed your extensive knowledge of dinosaurs.

  • 1 winner
  • Prize:
    $100 Amazon Gift Card

$100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ('Sweepstakes') begins on November 11, 2022 and ends on December 31, 2022 (the 'Promotion Period').

The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is ('Sponsor'). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at during the Promotion Period.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of who are (the 'Entrant'). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the 'Promotion Entities'), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. 'Household Members' shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. 'Immediate Family Members' shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at https://www.triviaoasis.com/quiz-on-dinosaurs-factual-and-fictional. Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted within about 7 days after the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information approximately within 7 days after the random drawing. Potential Winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 7 days of notification. Sponsor is not responsible for any delay or failure to receive notification for any reason, including inactive email account(s), technical difficulties associated therewith, or Winner’s failure to adequately monitor any email account.

Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively 'the Prize Claim Documents'). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor posted on the Sponsor's website. By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information.

LIMITATION of LIABILITY: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

DISPUTES: This Sweepstakes IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF , WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees. Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

WINNER LIST: To obtain a copy of the Winner List, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to cc: $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway at . Requests for the names of the winners must be received no later than 30 days after the Promotion Period has ended.

What's your reaction?

Related Posts

1 of 17