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UK Public Library Members Quiz

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The theme for the June - July 2017 Public Library Members Quiz is 'Dinosaurs'.

Use Oxford’s online resources to find the answers to the questions below, for a chance to win either an iPod shuffleTM or £50 worth of Oxford University Press books!

The winner will be chosen from the correct entries after the closing date of 31st July 2017.

For an introduction on how to log in and access the resources, you can watch our demo video, or visit our 'Library in Your Living Room' hub for more information.

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1. Who was the first person to describe and name the Megalosaurus?

Visit www.oxforddnb.com to find the answer.


2. How long could Tyrannosaurus Rex grow to?

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3. Which dinosaur shares its name with an old-fashioned, opinionated, imposing, or noisy person?

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4. How many years ago was the extinction of the dinosaurs?

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5. What is the name of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous non-Sherlock Holmes story, involving Professor Challenger and an island of prehistoric creatures?

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Terms and conditions

The winner will be contacted by email and the prize must be accepted as offered. The decision of OUP will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into. Only one entry per person is allowed. Employees of Oxford University Press are not eligible to enter the Competition.

Competition closes 31st July 2017.