Dinosaur DIG: quiz

How much do you know about dinosaurs? How would you rate your knowledge on a scale from 1 to 10?

Do the quiz and find out!

(1) On which continent have the most dinosaur fossils been found?
North America
Antarctica
Asia
Africa

(2) Some dinosaurs were the size of turkeys?
true
Some dinosaurs were small enough to hold in your hand.
false
Some dinosaurs were small enough to hold in your hand.

(3) Most plant-eating dinosaurs had sharp jagged teeth.
false
They didn’t need such teeth to eat plants.
true
They didn’t need such teeth to eat plants.

(4) Stegosaurus was a plant-eater, but it wasn’t a wimp. How did Stegosaurus protect itself from enemies?
smacked them with its spiky tail
bit them to death
sat on them
stomped on them

(5) If a Tyrannosaurus rex were chasing you across a field, how could you outrace this predator?
I’d zoom away on a motorised scooter
I’d ride a skateboard
I’d run – they weren’t so fast, after all.
I’d ride a bike.

(6) Dinosaurs lived at the same time as which of these creatures?
none of these
early humans
woolly mammoths
sabre-toothed cats

(7) Brachiosaurus chowed down on the tree tops. About how tall was the necky dino?
12m
3.3m
35m
7m

(8) What is the scientific word for fossilized dinosaur droppings?
coprolite
streptococcus
dinostink
dinopoopicus

(9) When the first dinosaur bones were discovered in China about 2000 years ago, people thought they were…
dragon bones
panda bones
tiger bones
elephant bones

(10) Modern day birds are descendants of two-legged, meat-eating dinosaurs.
true
Birds are descendants of dinosaurs called theropods.
false