Sample Quiz-paleontology

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Fossil Quizzes & Trivia

This is a sample quiz for students in grades 3-5. These students have completed a lesson titled, "Fossils Rock!" from Thinkfinity. Org.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dr. Paul Sereno is a teacher and a
  • 2. 
    What did paleontologist Mike Everhart discover in the Smoky Hill Chalk in Kansas and why was this considered an unusual discovery?
  • 3. 
    What does a person have to do in order to become a paleontologist?
  • 4. 
    Dr. Paul Sereno first attended college with an interest in art.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Dr. Paul Sereno has uncovered tons of dinosaur bones from all over the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Dr. Sereno is so busy looking for dinosaurs that he doesn't have time for anything else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Why do you think Paul Sereno enjoys his work as a teacher and paleontologist so much? What is it about the study of dinosaurs that he finds so important?