Unit 4- Lesson 6: Let's Go Dinosaur Tracking!

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Lets Go Dinosaur Tracking Quizzes & Trivia

“Let’s Go Dinosaur Tracking!” is a book published by Miriam Schlein and illustrated by Kate Duke in 1991, which explores the different types of tracks left behind by dinosaurs and what they tell us about the extraordinary beasts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the big holes that Roland Bird discovered?
    • A. 

      Old footprints

    • B. 

      Coal mines

    • C. 

      Swimming holes

  • 2. 
    The main idea of this story is that
    • A. 

      Some dinosaurs lived in water

    • B. 

      Dinosaur tracks can be found in a coal mine

    • C. 

      Tracks can tell us a lot about dinosaurs

  • 3. 
    What do sauropod tracks tell us about how their young traveled?
    • A. 

      They tell us that young sauropods traveled on the backs of their parents.

    • B. 

      They tell us that young sauropds stayed in the middle of the herd.

    • C. 

      They tell us that young sauropds flew in the air.

  • 4. 
    How did Roland Bird know that the tracks in San Antonio were not elephant tracks?
    • A. 

      The tracks were too old to be elephant tracks.

    • B. 

      The tracks were to small to be elephant tracks.

    • C. 

      The tracks were not tracks at all.

  • 5. 
    Where were the hadrosaur tracks found in this story?
    • A. 

      In the ocean.

    • B. 

      In a forest.

    • C. 

      In a coal mine.

  • 6. 
    Why did scientists used to think sauropds lived in water?
    • A. 

      They thought the sauropod was too light to walk on land.

    • B. 

      They thought the sauropod's feet could not carry its big body.

    • C. 

      Scientists never thought this.

  • 7. 
    What does it mean when dinosaur tracks are found bunched together?
    • A. 

      It means that they traveled or hunted in packs.

    • B. 

      It means that they traveled alone.

    • C. 

      It means that they had a lot of young.

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not used to figure out a dinosaur's speed?
    • A. 

      How far apart the footprints are

    • B. 

      What size the footprints are

    • C. 

      How old the footprints are

  • 9. 
    After studying dinosaur tracks and figuring out approximate dinosaur speeds, what surprised the scientists?
    • A. 

      Some dinosaurs moved quickly.

    • B. 

      All dinosaurs moved quickly.

    • C. 

      Most dinosaurs moved faster than cars.

  • 10. 
    The word tracks in this story means
    • A. 

      Sports fields

    • B. 

      Footprints

    • C. 

      Rail lines

  • 11. 
    If you analyze something, you
    • A. 

      Save it

    • B. 

      Find it

    • C. 

      Study it

  • 12. 
    When you go tracking, you need to take some water in a canteen.  A canteen is like a
    • A. 

      Bottle

    • B. 

      Hose

    • C. 

      Dish

  • 13. 
    Limestone is a kind of
    • A. 

      Tree

    • B. 

      Fruit

    • C. 

      Rock

  • 14. 
    A paleontologist studies
    • A. 

      New inventions

    • B. 

      Fossils and the past

    • C. 

      Dust clouds

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