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Dinosaur Discoveries

See if you can cook up the answers to this quiz about the mysteries of dinosaur eggs.

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See if you can cook up the answers to this quiz about the mysteries of dinosaur eggs.

1. This discovery of fossilized dinosaur eggs was especially important because:

  • It proved that dinosaurs laid eggs.
  • We learned about the existence of "sauropods"--very large plant-eaters.
  • It was the first time skin from a dinosaur embryo had been discovered.

2. The dinosaurs that laid the eggs found in Argentina were pretty big--growing up to about 50 feet in length. How big would the baby dinosaurs have been if they had hatched?

  • About four inches long.
  • A little more than one foot long.
  • Nearly five feet long.

3. How old are the dinosaur eggs recently found in Argentina?

  • 700-900 thousand years ago.
  • 7-9 million years ago.
  • 70-90 million years ago.

4. What color were dinosaurs?

  • Most of them were various shades of green, like modern-day lizards.
  • Gray and brown, like elephants and hippopotamuses.
  • No one knows what color dinosaurs were.

5. What size was the smallest dinosaur?

  • The size of a large dog.
  • The size of a horse.
  • The size of a chicken.

1. This discovery of fossilized dinosaur eggs was especially important because:
It was the first time skin from a dinosaur embryo had been discovered.

2. The dinosaurs that laid the eggs found in Argentina were pretty big--growing up to about 50 feet in length. How big would the baby dinosaurs have been if they had hatched?
A little more than one foot long.

3. How old are the dinosaur eggs recently found in Argentina?
70-90 million years ago.

4. What color were dinosaurs?
No one knows what color dinosaurs were.

5. What size was the smallest dinosaur?
The size of a chicken.

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