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Dinosaur Quiz Questions and Answers
Dinosaur Quiz
Put your knowledge to the test with this fun dinosaur quiz for kids. Answer a range of interesting questions related to everything from the Tyrannosaurus rex to the Diplodocus. How much do you know about dinosaur time periods, which dinosaurs were herbivores and which were carnivores, what they looked like and how many legs they moved on? Give it your best shot, check the answers at the bottom of the page and enjoy learning a range of information and fun trivia about dinosaurs.


  
1
How many horns did Triceratops have?  
Three
 
2
True or false? The name dinosaur means ‘terrible lizard’.  
True
 
3
Which came first, the Jurassic or Cretaceous Period?  
The Jurassic Period
 
4
Was Diplodocus a carnivore or herbivore?  
Herbivore
 
5
True of false? Tyrannosaurus rex was the biggest dinosaur ever.  
False
 
6
True or false? Iguanodon was one of three dinosaurs that inspired the appearance of Godzilla.  
True
 
7
Did Theropods such as Allosaurus and Carnotaurus move on two legs or four?  
Two
 
8
Apatosaurus is also widely known by what other name?  
Brontosaurus
 
9
True or false? Most dinosaurs became extinct during an event that occurred 500 years ago.  
False (65 million years ago)
 
10
What type of dinosaur features on the logo of the Toronto based NBA basketball team?  
Raptor (Velociraptor)
 
11
True or false? Dinosaur fossils have been found on every continent of Earth.  
True
 
12
What dinosaur themed book was turned into a blockbuster movie in 1993?  
Jurassic Park
 
13
True or false? Ankylosaurus featured hug plates of bone that acted as body armor.  
True
 
14
Did Sauropods such as Brachiosaurus and Diplodocus move on two legs or four?  
Four
 
15
True or false? Pentaceratops was the first dinosaur to be officially named.  
False (Megalosaurus 1824)
 
16
Which came first, the Jurassic or Triassic Period?  
The Triassic Period
 
17
True or false? The US state of Colorado lists the Allosaurus as its state dinosaur.  
False (Stegosaurus)
 
18
What weighed more, a fully grown Spinosaurus or Deinonychus?  
Spinosaurus
 
19
A person who studies fossils and prehistoric life such as dinosaurs is known as a what?  
Paleontologist
 
20
True or false? Birds evolved from dinosaurs.  
True
 

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