The Ultimate Dinosaurs Quiz

How much do you know about dinosaurs? From the history of dinosaurs to the modern-day finds from prehistoric times. Think land, sky and sea creatures from millions of years ago for inspiration to ace our free Dinosaur quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather around for some ROARsome quizzing.

Round 1

1 – The Age of Dinosaurs is also known as what era?

2 – The people who study dinosaur fossils are called what?

3 – Which English palaeontologist came up with the word dinosaur?

4 – Which dinosaur had the strongest bite of any animal on Earth, ever?

5 – What was the tallest dinosaur?

6 – What was the last known surviving dinosaur?

7 – Which dinosaur has the shortest name?

8 – Name America’s favourite purple TV dinosaur?

9 – All dinosaurs had teeth – True or False?

10 – Nigersaurus had 500+ teeth – True or False?

Round 2

1 – The Micropachycephalosaurus was found in which country?

2 – At the end of which period did dinosaurs become extinct?

3 – In the 90s TV series ‘Dinosaurs’ what species was Earl?

4 – The name ‘Velociraptor’ means speedy thief – True or False?

5 – Was Pachycephalosaurus a herbivore or carnivore?

6 – Was Dilophosaurus a herbivore or carnivore?

7 – Which animated film features Littlefoot, a young Apatosaurus?

8 – All dinosaurs were deaf – True or False?

9 – The name ‘Tyrannosaurus Rex’ means King of the Tyrant Lizards – True or False?

10 – Which actress played Katie Coltrane in the 1995 dinosaur film Theodore Rex?

Round 3

1 – The name ‘Diplodocus’ means slow – True or False?

2 – Dinosaurs did not live in Antarctica – True or False?

3 – Which fictional family had a pet dinosaur called dino?

4 – The first ever Stegosaurus skeleton was found in which country?

5 – In which film would you find the fictional Indominus Rex?

6 – Which dinosaurs had the largest skulls?

7 – Dinosaurs that could run on two legs were called what?

8 – In the film Ice Age, what type of prehistoric creature was Manny?

9 – All dinosaurs laid eggs – True or False?

10 – What was the biggest prehistoric fish?

Round 4

1 – Which animated film features Arlo, a young Apatosaurus?

2 – Quetzalcoatlus could fly – True or False?

3 – What are the two main types of dinosaur?

4 – Velociraptors could fly – True or False?

5 – Were Diplodocus carnivore or herbivore?

6 – Name Mario and Luigi’s much-loved dinosaur sidekick?

7 – Disney’s Dinosaur told the story of an orphaned what?

8 – Some dinosaurs had feathers – True or False?

9 – Were triceratops carnivore or herbivore?

10 – Which 1993 dinosaur film is set on the fictional island of Isla Nublar?

Round 5

1 – In the 2005 film, what type of dinosaurs does King Kong have to battle?

2 – What does Saurischia mean?

3 – What does Ornithischia mean?

4 – Pterodactyls could fly – True or False?

5 – Stegosaurus were omnivores – True or False?

6 – How many horns did a triceratops have?

7 – In which film does a dinosaur skeleton come to life and chase Ben Stiller?

8 – How many claws did velociraptors have on each hand?

9 – Abelisauridae is a family of theropod dinosaurs – True or False?

10 – What is a ‘Mammuthus primigenius’ better known as?




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