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by Staff
'Jurassic World' may have been 65 million years in the making, but it was worth the wait. How much do you know about this blockbuster?

In the storyline, how many years have elapsed between the horrific events in the original Jurassic Park and our first glimpse of a thriving Jurassic World?

  • 16
  • 22
  • 30

With a budget of around $150 million, what was the U.S. box office for Jurassic World's premier weekend?

  • $168 million
  • $185.9 million
  • $204.6 million

Who is credited with coming up with the idea of using gyrospheres (human sized hamster balls) to tour around Jurassic World's valley areas?

  • Steven Spielberg
  • Colin Trevorrow (the film's director)
  • Chris Pratt

Colin Trevorrow, the film's director, is also slated to direct what future blockbuster in the Star Wars franchise?

  • Galactic Overlords
  • The Force Unleashed
  • Star Wars IX

Where successful films go, sequels follow. In what year is the sequel to Jurassic World tentatively scheduled for release?

  • 2018
  • 2020
  • 2022

On which island is Jurassic World located?

  • Isla Nuerte
  • Isla Nublar
  • Isla Sorna

Jurassic World's hero, Owen Grady, is played by Chris Pratt, an actor having an impressive run of popular films. His first big success came in what movie set in the Marvel universe?

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Captain America: The First Avenger

Jurassic World is the first movie to achieve what box office feat?

  • seat over 27 million moviegoers in a 24-hour period
  • result in the fewest number of refund requests ever
  • gross more than $500 million worldwide in a single weekend

Only one human character from the original Jurassic Park film appears in Jurassic World. Who is it?

  • Dr. Alan Grant
  • John Hammond
  • Dr. Henry Wu

The character of John Hammond, the man responsible for developing the idea for the original park, is immortalized in Jurassic World in what way?

  • with a statue in his honor
  • by appearing in a short film introduction for new park guests
  • with a park restaurant named for him

Jurassic World borrows many basic elements from the book Jurassic Park. Who wrote the original techno-thriller that put man and dinosaurs back in the mix together?

  • Ray Bradbury
  • Michael Crichton
  • Robert A. Heinlein

How many years did it take to get the fourth installment of the Jurassic franchise on film?

  • 5
  • 8
  • 10 or more

Jurassic World is the third highest grossing film of all time. How much money did it gross domestically between its release date in spring of 2015 and November of that year?

  • $312 million
  • $422 million
  • $652.2 million

How many Jurassic franchise films have there been total?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

You probably already know Bryce Dallas Howard played the female lead in the film. Many actresses were originally considered for the role, though. What popular female star was passed over because she was considered too young to play park operations manager Claire Dearing?

  • Dakota Fanning
  • Jennifer Lawrence
  • Kristen Stewart

Colin Trevorrow directed Jurassic World, but can you name the man who directed Jurassic Park?

  • James Cameron
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Michael Bay

Jurassic World was marketed as a film for the entire family, but it didn't receive a "G" rating from the Motion Picture Association of America. What rating did it receive?

  • PG-13
  • PG
  • R

What type of critter was offered to the mosasaurus during the water show?

  • an elephant
  • a humpback whale
  • a great white shark

What makes the Indominus rex such a unique dinosaur?

  • its dino hybrid DNA
  • the addition of human DNA
  • the fact it has the largest brain of any dinosaur

Although the film was released in 2015, the storyline has Jurassic World starting operation in what year?

  • 2000
  • 2005
  • 2010

Owen Grady is tasked with training a pack of four Velociraptors, and becomes their leader or alpha. What is the name of the pack's beta velociraptor?

  • Bravo
  • Delta
  • Blue

What two unexpected characteristics help I-rex escape and evade capture?

  • It has natural camouflage and can block its heat signature.
  • It can fly.
  • It has poisonous skin and saliva.

Vic Hoskins, InGen's head of security played by veteran actor Vincent D'Onofrio, releases the Velociraptors to track down the I-rex. What goes wrong?

  • I-rex is part raptor and takes over the pack.
  • I-rex kills the pack.
  • The raptors use the opportunity to escape to freedom.

What article of Claire's clothing has inspired good natured ribbing and some genuine criticism?

  • her yoga pants
  • her tight business suit
  • her shoes

What are the names of Claire's nephews, the two young leads in the film?

  • Gray and Zach
  • Jason and Gray
  • Owen and Jason

The character of Ian Malcolm, played by Jeff Goldblum in the original Jurassic Park and in the sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park, doesn't have a cameo in Jurassic World, but he does make an appearance. How?

  • in a poster
  • on a book cover
  • on a guest's tee shirt

What late-night talk show host makes a cameo appearance in the film?

  • Jay Leno
  • Jimmy Fallon
  • Conan O'Brien

Simon Masrani, played by Irrfan Khan, owns Jurassic World. He's killed when what type of vehicle crashes?

  • a tank
  • a truck
  • a helicopter

The running time for Jurassic World was shortened for wide release. Can you guess by how much?

  • 8 minutes
  • 13 minutes
  • 21 minutes

Before production began, Jurassic World had another working title. What was it?

  • Ebb Tide
  • Roar
  • Sixty Five