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Dinosaurs and all things prehistoric can be found here.   There are 83 quizzes in this category.
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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

Dinosaurs ruled the planet for over 160 million years, taking on many environments and populating every continent. Let's take a look at some of these amazing creatures through the ages.
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 09 16
150 plays
Mass Extinctions

This is a quiz that people of all ages will know something about. It deals mainly with the extinction of the dinosaurs, but includes a few other questions on extinction. Have fun, and good luck!
Average (10 qns)
May 26 02
4275 plays
A person, a place, a characteristic

When it comes to naming dinosaurs, they are usually named after one of three things: a person, a place or a bodily characteristic. Can you identify what these 15 dinosaurs were named after?
Average (15 qns)
Aug 10 14
219 plays
Those Ravishing Rudists

Not nudists, RUDISTS. What is a rudist? Rudists are clams with delusions of grandeur. They were the major reef-builders during the...Hey! If you want to find out more, you should take this quiz, buddy! It'll be interesting-- I promise!
Average (10 qns)
Jun 19 05
564 plays
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 2

Welcome to the next 'Prehistoric Who am I?' quiz. This quiz features twenty-five animals from the Triassic and Jurassic periods.
Average (25 qns)
Aug 04 15
210 plays
Identify The Dinosaur

If you had a time machine and could go back to the Age of Dinosaurs, just how good would you be at recognising the different types? Take this quiz to test your skills!
Difficult (10 qns)
Feb 15 06
948 plays
If Dinosaurs Could Talk

If dinosaurs could talk, what might they tell us about themselves and their world?
Average (20 qns)
Jul 10 11
504 plays
The Trouble With Trilobites

How much do you know about these fascinating extinct "wee beasties" from way back in prehistoric times?
Average (10 qns)
Sep 15 13
639 plays
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 1

Use the clues provided to correctly identify these twenty-five prehistoric creatures from the Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian and Triassic periods.
Average (25 qns)
Jul 25 15
168 plays
Megalodon, terror of the oceans

Carcharodon megalodon is the ancestor of the great white shark, and the most fearsome predator that ever lived on land or sea.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 17 06
870 plays

Andrewsarchus lived millions of years ago. Let's see how much you know about this prehistoric beast.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 06 07
390 plays
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 7

Welcome to Prehistoric Who am I? Part 7. In this quiz, you'll meet twenty-five animals from the Late Cretaceous and Tertiary periods.
Tough (25 qns)
Dec 14 15
159 plays
Saber-Tooth Cats

I did some research on these now extinct animals and wanted to share my knowledge. Good luck and I hope you learn something. I did while making the quiz!
Average (10 qns)
May 22 03
792 plays
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 5

We're halfway though my 'Prehistoric Who am I?' series. In this quiz, you'll meet twenty-five animals from the Cretaceous period. Enjoy!
Average (25 qns)
Aug 29 15
174 plays
Dinosaur Nomenclature

In this quiz I will give a dinosaur name, you must select the appropriate description based on the Greek or Latin roots of that name.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 03 05
738 plays
If Dinosaurs Could Talk, part two

Another batch of dinosaurs are here to tell you a bit about themselves. Can you identify them?
Average (20 qns)
May 22 15
132 plays
Extinct Sharks

Here is a mixture of questions mostly on extinct sharks.
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 18 01
567 plays
Jurassic Parking Lot

Kenton Kentrosaurus has just arrived at the local Food Market to do his weekly shopping. There's just one problem: other dinosaurs keep stealing his parking spots. Can you identify each of the other saurian shoppers?
Average (10 qns)
Feb 27 13
288 plays
The King of the Dinosaurs

A quiz about one of the largest and most frightening predators of the prehistoric world. How much do you know about Tyrannosaurus Rex?
Average (10 qns)
Oct 26 11
501 plays
Velociraptors I Have Known and Loved

Welcome to my fourth author quiz challenge. Let's see how much you know about the deadly Velociraptor.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 16 14
225 plays
The Very Vicious Velociraptor

You think you know about Velociraptors because you've watched "Jurassic Park"? Think again! Let's see how much you know about the real dinosaur. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 05 13
198 plays
Path of the Predators

Over its 400 billion year history, our planet has been home to thousands of predatory animals. This quiz follows ten prehistoric predators. A big thanks to pent2go for this author quiz challenge.
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 03 15
144 plays
Prehistoric Who am I? Part 4

Welcome to Prehistoric Who am I? Part 4. I hope everyone's enjoying this quiz series. This time, you'll be meeting twenty-five animals from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
Tough (25 qns)
Aug 20 15
153 plays
Let's Go For a Ride in Our Time Machine

Hi! I'm Bella Dalton! This is my little brother, Matthew. We're going for a ride into Earth's past in our time machine. Why don't you come with us and see if you can identify the different creatures that we see?
Difficult (20 qns)
Dec 27 13
306 plays
Cretaceous Park

Use the clues provided to identify the following dinosaurs from the Cretaceous Period. Most are herbivores (plant-eater) with a few carnivores (meat-eater) and omnivores (meat/plant eater) added in.
Average (15 qns)
Dec 18 12
243 plays
Pterosaurs: Rulers of the Sky

My first quiz will test your knowledge of Pterosaurs, bird-like creatures that ruled the air back in the times when dinosaurs ruled the earth.
Tough (10 qns)
May 01 05
477 plays
Sea Monsters: The swimming T-Rexes

This quiz is about the prehistoric marine life that ruled the seas. Good luck and test your knowledge on these sea monsters!
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 22 12
219 plays
Test your "dino" skills

Dinosaurs are one of my passions, so I made my first quiz about them. I believe it is pretty easy (for a dinosaur lover that is). Have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 27 02
1620 plays
No Dinosaurs. No Humans.

Is there *any* paleontology quiz without dinosaurs? It's not like they ruled the earth forever...
Very Difficult (10 qns)
Dec 13 01
1575 plays
When Dinosaurs Roamed The World

Test your knowledge on WHEN dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures lived. I will give you the name of a dinosaur or prehistoric creature and you determine WHEN it roamed.
Tough (20 qns)
Jul 18 01
1038 plays
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