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Jurassic Park Quiz: Answers

posted by Nell Minow

Thanks to all who responded!

1. Which actor in “Jurassic Park” appears in a 2013 #1 box office release? Joseph Mazzello, who  played Tim, appears as Mouse in “GI Joe: Retaliation.”

2.  Name two classic movies that have dinosaur skeletons in museums collapsed by the characters. “Bringing Up Baby” and “On the Town”

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3.  The co-screenwriter and author of the book “Jurassic Park” had what unusual academic achievement for the movie industry? He was a doctor.

4.  In real life, humans did not live at the same time as dinosaurs, but movies cannot resist putting them together.  What movie has a famous 60?s beauty in a fur bikini playing opposite an Allosaurus?  Raquel Welch in “One Millon Years B.C.”

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5.  What movie features a frozen dinosaur awakened by a 20th century bomb test? “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms”

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