Dinosaur Trivia Quiz Questions with Answers
Tyrannosaurus was a bipedal carnivore with a massive skull
balanced by a what?
A: Long, heavy tail.
Tyrannosaurus fore limbs were short but unusually powerful
for their size and had what?
A: Two clawed digits.
Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the largest known what?
A: Land predators.
The most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen
measures up to how long?
A: Up to 40 ft in length, up to 13 ft tall at the hips, and up to 7.5 tons in weight.
Tyrannosaurus Rex was the largest carnivore in its what?
Tyrannosaurus rex may have been an apex predator, preying
A: Hadrosaurs, ceratopsians, and possibly sauropods.
Most scientists agree that Tyrannosaurus rex was an
opportunistic carnivore, acting as both a predator and a what?
It is estimated to be capable of exerting one of the
largest what among all terrestrial animals?
A: Bite forces.
How many specimens of Tyrannosaurus Rex have been
A: More than 50.
Some specimens are nearly complete what?
What type of tissue has been reported in at least one of
A: Soft tissue and proteins.
Tyrannosaurus's had hind limbs that were among the longest
in proportion to body size of any what?
The tail was heavy and long, sometimes containing how many
A: Over forty.
Many bones throughout the skeleton were what?
How long is the largest known Tyrannosaurus Rex skull?
A: 5 feet.
Tyrannosaurus's skull was extremely wide at the rear but
had a narrow what?
A: Snout, allowing unusually good binocular vision.
A 2012 study suggested that the bite force of Tyrannosaurus
could have been the strongest of what?
A: Any terrestrial animal that has ever lived.
The largest T-Rex tooth found so far is estimated to have
been how long?
A: 12 inches long including the root.
The smallest known individual is estimated to have weighed
only how much?
A: 66 pounds.
The same specimen was estimated to be how old?
A: 2 years.
Over half of the known Tyrannosaurus rex specimens appear
to have died within how long of reaching sexual maturity?
A: Six years.
Only a single Tyrannosaurus rex specimen has been
conclusively shown to belong to a specific what?
Examination of "B-rex" demonstrated the preservation of
"what" within several bones?
A: Soft tissue.
Some of this tissue has been identified as what?
A: Medullary tissue.
Medullary tissue is a specialized tissue grown only in
modern birds as a source of calcium for the production of what?
A: Eggshell during ovulation.
As only female birds lay eggs, medullary tissue is only
found naturally in what?
This strongly suggests that "B-rex" was female, and that
she died during what?
The forelimbs might have been used to do what?
A: Help T. rex rise from a resting pose.
Research on some of the soft tissues found in some
specimens has suggested that what are closer relatives to tyrannosaurs than any
other modern animals?
In studies reported in the journal Science in April
collagen proteins detected in purified Tyrannosaurus rex
bone most closely
Many scientists consider it likely that T. rex had "what"
on at least parts of its body?
Two isolated fossilized footprints have been tentatively
assigned to Tyrannosaurus rex, where was the first discovered?
A: At Philmont Scout Ranch, New Mexico, in 1983 by American geologist Charles Pillmore.
The track was made in what was once a what?
A: Vegetated wetland mud flat.
The print measures 33 inches long by how wide?
A: 28 inches.
A second footprint that may have been made by a
Tyrannosaurus was first reported in 2007 where?
A: The Hell Creek Formation of Montana.