Big bangs and mega-deaths quiz
to be answered :
What is a mass extinction?
What happens when people explode a nuclear bomb
When lots of animals and plants die out completely
What happens when humans fight wars
What happens when the hunting season starts
What killed off the dinosaurs?
They just got too big
An asteroid or comet
Mice (which ate all their food)
How long ago was the worst mass extinction?
530 million years ago
It's happening now
66 million years ago: the K-T event
252 million years ago
What is gas hydrate?
A special sort of fire extinguisher
Unlimited ice cream at the bottom of the sea
A funny sort of ice made of methane gas and water
The fizzy stuff which spurts out of a soda bottle you shake up too much
Oh dear. I seem to have missed that one!
What sort of creatures survive mass extinctions?
People with lots of food stored away