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1
Archaeopteryx etc 10 questions

A quiz concerning one of the most fascinating fossil discoveries.
Difficult
succubus
2673 plays
2
When Did I Live? 15 questions

Match the prehistoric creatures to the time periods in which they lived.
Very Difficult
ElusiveDream
Mar 04 17
69 plays
3
Who Named the Dinosaur? 10 questions

Can you match these dinosaurs with the people who named them?
Very Difficult
ElusiveDream
120 plays
4
Some Super State Fossils 10 questions

A quiz on the sundry specimens that the several states have selected to symbolize their spirit.
Average
stuthehistoryguy
612 plays
5
Mass Extinction Events 15 questions

Scientists have identified a number of mass extinction events that have eliminated many species once present on Earth. How much do you known about them?
Tough
pshelton
1974 plays
6
Real! Dead! Monsters! 10 questions

Some of the scariest creatures ever are fact, not fiction. Fortunately these real monsters are now extinct, so there's nothing to worry about.
Average
jcpetersen
1749 plays
7
Dinosauria 25 questions

My 30th quiz : a potpourri on one of my favorite topics - dinosaurs. I wish you good luck in testing your "dino" skills!
Tough
Mr5
3267 plays
8
Weirdosaurus Rex 10 questions

Move over, Allosaurus. Step aside, Triceratops. There's a new breed of dinosaur in town, and things are about to get strange!
Tough
nautilator
216 plays
9
Australian Dinosaurs 10 questions

Its relatively dry climate means that there are not as many Australian dinosaurs known as in some parts of the world, but here are ten of them.
Average
looney_tunes
555 plays
10
Hominid Family Names 10 questions

Names of many members of our evolutionary family have changed over time due to new findings about the original fossils, genetic testing, etc. You should find this quiz as difficult as my first: Human Evolution vs. Creationism. Comments are welcomed.
Tough
RSKimball
705 plays
11
German Paleontology 10 questions

These are some of the ways that Germans and/or Germany have contributed to the field of paleontology.
Average
nautilator
228 plays
12
Walking With Dinosaurs 10 questions

Dinosaurs roamed the earth millions of years ago and we will take a journey back in time to look at some of the most common.
Easy
Plodd
1746 plays
13
Dinosaur or Not? 15 questions

What's a dinosaur? Any sort of great big extinct scaly reptile? Nope-- the dinosaurs were something of an exclusive club, with specialized requirements for membership. Take this quiz and test your powers of Dinosaur Determination!
Average
pu2-ke-qi-ri
2808 plays
14
Meet the Ancestors 10 questions

Apes and humans are believed to have evolved from common ancestors. How much do you know about the history of human evolution?
Average
jamesf
1827 plays
15
Snowmageddon 10 questions

We may still technically be living in the current ice age, but the LGM (last glacial maximum) was about 20,000 years ago, and many species that lived then are no longer with us. What do you know about that period?
Average
reedy
546 plays
16
The Bare Bones of Water 10 questions

The Four Winds have gone fishing. They retrieve several fossils from the water. What do you know about these fossils?
Average
JanIQ
1407 plays
17
Earth History: The Paleogene Period 10 questions

The Paleogene was the period in Earth's history that occurred just after the dinosaurs went extinct. Come explore some of the interesting geological and biological events of the time.
Difficult
albert11
150 plays
18
The Four Winds Uncover Fossils in India 10 questions

Fossils serve an important role in helping to link the past with the present. Here are some important fossil finds of India.
Average
zorba_scank
Mar 12 17
105 plays
19
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 3 25 questions

Welcome to Prehistoric Who am I? Part 3. This time you'll get to know twenty-five animals from the Jurassic period.
Average
ElusiveDream
195 plays
20
Dinosauria 25 questions

This quiz focuses on those magnificent animals belonging to the class Dinosauria. Good luck.
Average
GeniusBoy
3357 plays
21
A Brief History of Australopithecines 10 questions

Australopithecines are our earliest human ancestors. How much do you know about the nearly one hundred years since their first discovery?
Difficult
alliefarrell
1041 plays
22
Ultimate Predators 10 questions

Meet 10 of the most skilled and terrifying predators the Earth has ever seen.
Difficult
Mr5
1440 plays
23
Back to the Shed 10 questions

...to check our fossils. Can you match the dinosaur names to their meaning?
Easy
kino76
Mar 31 17
261 plays
24
Dinosaurs for Dummies 10 questions

I don't know about you but I am a bit of a dummy when it comes to my knowledge of dinosaurs and the Age of Reptiles. Here's some of the questions that I've come across in my search for information. Can you set me on the right track?
Average
suomy
474 plays
25
Dinosaurs for Dummies 10 questions

Actually, it is a quiz written by a dummy, as I know very little about dinosaurs. Fortunately I have found an online Dinosaur Encyclopaedia and the following questions are about their top ten. Hopefully this is a fun quiz, as that was my intention!
Average
zippolover
504 plays
26
Weirdosaurus Rex Returns 10 questions

Those wacky dinosaurs are back in town! Here are ten more dinosaurs that you'd never have guessed officially existed.
Tough
nautilator
Apr 05 17
108 plays
27
Cretaceous Parking Lot 10 questions

This quiz has the same lay-out as my 'Jurassic Parking Lot' quiz, only this time it features dinosaurs from the Cretaceous.
Tough
ElusiveDream
141 plays
28
Ice Age Giants 10 questions

The last Ice Age, or Pleistocene era, began around 1.8 million years ago and ended 12,000 years in the past. Let's meet some of the huge creatures that inhabited the earth during that time period!
Tough
stephgm67
Mar 06 17
102 plays
29
Dinosaurs' Name Meanings 10 questions

This is a quiz on dinosaur name meanings.
Average
andaman
2019 plays
30
The Burgess Shale 10 questions

The Burgess Shale: the Cambrian explosion of life. But I'm mostly concerned about the weird and wacky critters that haunted that continental shelf 540 million years ago.
Tough
pu2-ke-qi-ri
819 plays
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