Meet A Bone-ified Explorer

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Bone Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the word fossil mean in the sentence? Sue Hendrickson first spots the important fossil when she sees a few pieces of bone on a nearby cliff.
    • A. 

      Dinosaur

    • B. 

      An old stick

    • C. 

      The remains of old trash

    • D. 

      The remains of an ancient creature or plant

  • 2. 
    2. What does the word paleontologist mean in the sentence? Hendrickson’s job is that of a paleontologist.
    • A. 

      Someone who digs holes

    • B. 

      Someone who studies fossils

    • C. 

      Someone who works in a museum

    • D. 

      Someone who travels to a lot of hot places

  • 3. 
     What does the word inspected mean in the sentence? She inspected the cliffs above her head and saw three dinosaur backbones.
    • A. 

      Tapped on

    • B. 

      Carefully brushed

    • C. 

      Glanced casually at

    • D. 

      Looked very carefully at

  • 4. 
    Where did Hendrickson find the T. rex skeleton?
    • A. 

      In South Dakota

    • B. 

      In Shanghai

    • C. 

      In Alaska

    • D. 

      In Cario

  • 5. 
    Which of these BEST describes how Hendrickson looks for treasure and ruins, in addition to digging for fossils?
    • A. 

      She uses her dog

    • B. 

      She flies into space

    • C. 

      She chops down trees.

    • D. 

      She dives into the sea.

  • 6. 
    Where is the lost palace of Cleopatra?
    • A. 

      In Brazil

    • B. 

      In Egypt

    • C. 

      In Kenya

    • D. 

      In Greece

  • 7. 
    Which of these BEST describes what Hendrickson tells young people who might want to be paleontologists?
    • A. 

      Never get your hands dirty.

    • B. 

      Enroll in a lot of after-school activities.

    • C. 

      Get on-the-job experience with professionals.

    • D. 

      Dig up your backyard and analyze what you find.

  • 8. 
    Which of these traits BEST completes the character web? Sue Henderson shy motivated hard working
    • A. 

      Depressed

    • B. 

      Curious

    • C. 

      Lonely

    • D. 

      Tired

  • 9. 
    Which of these traits are MOST LIKELY true of paleontologists?
    • A. 

      They are picky.

    • B. 

      They are whiney.

    • C. 

      They are impatient.

    • D. 

      They are adventurous.

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