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What was the main difference between Dodo and other Pigeons ?

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Dodo has small size of wings
Dodo has large size of beak
Both
None


The Dodo differed from other pigeons mainly in the small size of the wings and the large size of the beak in proportion to the rest of the cranium.

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In which year the word Dodar was introduced (in reference of Dodo) ?

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1712
1612
1689
1634


The name "Dodar" was introduced into English at the 1634 as Dodo, but was only used until the 18th century.

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What was the feet color of Dodo ?

Gray
Black
Yellow
Brown


It has been depicted with brownish-grey plumage, yellow feet, a tuft of tail feathers, a grey, naked head, and a black, yellow, and green beak.

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Who is the closest living relative of Dodo?

Pigeon
American Pigeon
Nicobar Pigeon
None


The closest living relative of the Dodo is the Nicobar Pigeon. A white Dodo was once incorrectly thought to have existed on the nearby island of Reunion.

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By which name, the dodo had variously been declared by 19th century scientists ?

A small ostrich
A rail
An Albatross
All


The Dodo had variously been declared a small ostrich, a rail, an albatross, or a vulture, by 19th century scientists.

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In 1842, Johannes Theodor Reinhardt proposed that Dodos were ground pigeons. What was the base of this result ?

Dodo's Size
Dodo's Skull
Dodo's Beak
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In 1842, Johannes Theodor Reinhardt proposed that Dodos were ground pigeons, based on studies of a Dodo skull he had discovered in the royal Danish collection at Copenhagen.

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When was the similar cladogram published in context of Dodo?

2000
2005
2007
2010


A similar cladogram was published in 2007, inverting the placement of Goura and Dicunculus and including the Pheasant Pigeon and the Thick-billed Ground Pigeon at the base of the clade.

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What is the discovery and extinction year of Dodo ?

1598–1662
1498–1662
1598–1762
1498–1762


Illustrations and written accounts of encounters with the Dodo between its discovery and its extinction (1598–1662) are the primary evidence for its external appearance.

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According to the Lewis Carroll's book, Dodo is a ________.

Solemn Bird
Wise Bird
Idiot Bird
Solemn and Wise Bird


In Lewis Carroll's book, Alice in Wonderland, the Dodo is a solemn and wise bird.

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What was the real name of Dodo tree (in reference of Dodo)?

Tambalacoque
Arborvitae
Bigtooth Aspen
Quaking Aspen


The dodo ate ripe fruit that fell to the ground, eating the fruit of the Tambalacoque tree (which is often called the dodo tree).

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