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Dinosaur Vocabulary Quiz

Directions: Match the vocabulary words on the left with the definitions on the right.


1. herbivore The study of life forms in prehistoric times.
2. predator Animals that gain nourishment through plants.
3. prey The hardened remains of a prehistoric organism.
4. carnivore The bone structure that make-up the body of a plant or animal.
5. skeleton A form of extinct reptile that controlled the earth millions of years ago.
6. paleontology When something is completely gone and doesn't return.
7. extinct a flesh-eating animal, esp. a meat-eating mammal. (Cf. herbivore.)
8. fossil Any animal that lives by eating other animals.
9. prehistoric The time before people wrote about history.
10. dinosaur Animals that fall victim to other animals.

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