Ocr Unit 4-why Did The Dinosaurs Disappear?

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Ocr Unit 4-why Did The Dinosaurs Disappear?

OCR Unit 4-Story 4: Why Did the Dinosaurs Disappear?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did the dinosaurs disappear?
    • A. 

      The wind blew too hard for them.

    • B. 

      It became too warm for them.

    • C. 

      No one knows for sure.

  • 2. 
    A huge hole made by a meteorite crash is called
    • A. 

      An earthquake

    • B. 

      Iridium

    • C. 

      A crater

  • 3. 
    One example of how the earth was like when the dinosaurs lived is
    • A. 

      There were huge earthquakes

    • B. 

      There was a McDonalds on the corner

    • C. 

      There were people on earth

  • 4. 
    Check all of the reasons why scientists thought the dinosaurs disappeared.  There can be more than one.
    • A. 

      A volcano erupted blocking out the sun.

    • B. 

      There was a space invasion.

    • C. 

      A meteorite hit earth and added soot to the air.

    • D. 

      A giant dinosaur ate them and is now hiding.

  • 5. 
    The weather could have become too _______  and chilly for the dinosaurs.
  • 6. 
    Volcanoes caused large amounts of dust that blocked out the __________.
  • 7. 
    Small animals could make dinosaurs disappear by stealing the dinosaurs' ________ and eating them.
  • 8. 
    When the dinosaurs died out,
    • A. 

      Some kinds of plants died, too

    • B. 

      No other living things were around

    • C. 

      The climate didn't change at all

  • 9. 
    Which of these is a rare metal mentioned in the story?
    • A. 

      Soot

    • B. 

      Clay

    • C. 

      Iridium

  • 10. 
    What would cause dinosaurs to starve?
    • A. 

      Not enough air

    • B. 

      Not enough water

    • C. 

      Not enough food

  • 11. 
    Which of these is closed in meaning to climate?
    • A. 

      Weather

    • B. 

      Storms

    • C. 

      Plant life

  • 12. 
    An eruption is most like
    • A. 

      A rain storm

    • B. 

      An explosion

    • C. 

      An extinct animal

  • 13. 
    Moisture is the same as
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Wetness

    • C. 

      Smoothness

  • 14. 
    What is a discovery?
    • A. 

      A tool that scientists use

    • B. 

      A place where dinosaurs lived

    • C. 

      Something new that has been found