“Alexa, quiz me on dinosaurs” – Amazon groups up with the Pure Historical past Museum


Alexa is at all times getting smarter, and following an extra-curricular journey to London’s iconic Pure Historical past Museum, Alexa can now reply a number of the Museum’s standard science and historical past questions, permitting curious minds to proceed studying and discover the pure world’s most astonishing details and strange tales, utilizing simply their voice.

In a novel collaboration with the world-leading science analysis centre, prospects can ask Alexa particular queries in keeping with the Pure Historical past Museum’s “What on Earth” and “Fast Questions” hubs, together with enjoyable details concerning the Earth’s oceans and marine life with utterances comparable to “Alexa, how do oysters make pearls” and “Alexa, what do killer whales eat?” to the stranger facet of the pure world with questions comparable to “Alexa, why do goats faint and scream?” to “Alexa, how a lot slime can a slime eel make?”.

Throughout the replace, Alexa has additionally learnt the historical past of dinosaurs, utilising the Museum’s analysis and findings. Alexa customers can merely ask “Alexa, give me a dinosaur reality” to be taught extra.

From at present, prospects will even be capable of ask a string of questions across the surroundings and local weather change to listen to insights straight from the museum, together with “Alexa, what are a number of the results of local weather change?” and “Alexa, how a lot plastic is within the ocean?”

For patrons who wish to take a look at their information on the historical past of the pure world, Alexa customers can launch quizzes on a lot of matters to play together with their pals and households, by asking Alexa to quiz them on dinosaurs, local weather change, area, oceans and planet Earth.

We’re at all times searching for new methods to feed curious minds fascinating details and tales from the Pure Historical past Museum

Dan Phelan

Director of Communications, Digital and Advertising at Pure Historical past Museum

“The Pure Historical past Museum is a hub of intriguing information and we’re excited to have the ability to share that wealth of data with prospects,” mentioned Dennis Stansbury, Alexa UK & Eire Nation Supervisor. “With a variety of latest content material to find, from studying all concerning the well-known Dippy the dinosaur to how lengthy a whale can maintain its breath, we’re opening up a world of alternatives for Alexa customers to analyze the bizarre, great and downright peculiar.”

Dan Phelan, Director of Communications, Digital and Advertising on the Pure Historical past Museum mentioned: “We’re at all times searching for new methods to feed curious minds fascinating details and tales from the Pure Historical past Museum. Bringing our world to Alexa means we are able to increase imaginations, and encourage youngsters to develop into advocates for the planet.”

Along with the Pure Historical past Museum details and trivia, prospects seeking to go to the Museum will now be capable of ask Alexa details about the Museum itself, together with opening hours, ticket data, disables entry and how one can develop into a member at each the London and Tring venues.

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From at present, all prospects proudly owning Alexa-enabled gadgets, together with Fireplace TV and Fireplace Pill will even be capable of ask “Alexa, what’s my Pure Historical past Museum reality of the day” to be taught one thing new day-after-day.

Prime utterances to attempt with Alexa:

Quizzes and Truth of the Day:

  • “Alexa, what’s my Pure Museum reality of the day?”
  • “Alexa, quiz me on dinosaurs/local weather change/area/oceans/planet Earth”

Land animals

  • “Alexa, what’s the longest snake on the earth?”
  • “Alexa, why do camels have humps?”
  • “Alexa, the place are king cobras discovered?”
  • “Alexa, do all goats faint and scream?”
  • “Alexa, are homicide hornets harmful?”


  • “Alexa, how deep is the ocean?”
  • “Alexa, why is the ocean salty?”
  • “Alexa, what’s a coral reef?”
  • “Alexa, how deep can a whale dive?”
  • “Alexa, what’s the lifecycle of a jellyfish?”

Local weather change:

  • “Alexa, what’s a carbon footprint?”
  • “Alexa, will all climate be affected by local weather change?”
  • “Alexa, how will local weather change have an effect on people?”
  • “Alexa, what’s world warming?”

Be taught extra about a number of the partaking questions Alexa can reply.



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