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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 diet of Dodo ?

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Fruit
Nuts
Seeds
All


In addition to fallen fruits, the Dodo probably subsisted on nuts, seeds, bulbs, and roots.

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What was the original name of Dodo ?

Dodoor
Dutch
Both
None


One of the original names for the Dodo was the Dutch "walghvogel", first used in the journal of Vice Admiral Wybrand van Warwijck, who visited Mauritius during the Second Dutch Expedition to Indonesia in 1598.

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In which year the first recorded mention of the Dodo was by Dutch sailors?

1598
1538
1638
1618


The first recorded mention of the Dodo was by Dutch sailors in 1598.

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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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Who use the word dodo in print in his 1634 travelogue ?

American writer Sir Thomas Herbert
English writer Sir Thomas Herbert
Canadian writer Sir Thomas Herbert
Indian writer Sir Thomas Herbert


The English writer Sir Thomas Herbert was the first to use the word Dodo in print in his 1634 travelogue, claiming it was referred to as such by the Portuguese, who had visited Mauritius in 1507.

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What was the size of Dodo's beak ?

20 cm
26 cm
23 cm
30 cm


The beak was up to 23 centimeters (9.1 in) in length and had a hooked point.

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Why Dodo had lost the power of flight ?

Because food was abundant
Because predators were absent.
Both, Because food was abundant and predators were absent.
None


The dodo, which was indigenous only to Mauritius, had lost the power of flight because food was abundant and predators were absent.

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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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What is the incubation period of the dodo egg ?

2-3 weeks
4-6 weeks
10-12 weeks
5-7 weeks


The incubation period of the dodo egg is estimated to be between 4 and 6 weeks, when the dodo chick would hatch and be reared by it''s mother before becoming independent as it grew older.

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