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Wildlife Trivia
Discover the interesting facts about animals and birds with this amazing quiz
Wildlife Trivia
1. Which is the world's leading egg-producing country?
a)
China
b) India
c) Japan
d) Malaysia

2. What is the most important part of an egg called?
a)
Shell membrane
b) Yolk
c) White
d) Germ

3. Which living bird lays the world's smallest egg?
a)
Hornbill
b) Bee humming bird
c) Gulls
d) Woodpecker

4. Which living bird lays the world's largest egg?
a)
Vulture
b) Owl
c) Ostrich
d) Eagle

5. What are egg-laying animals known as?
a)
Oviparous
b) Herbivorous
c) Carnivorous
Wildlife Triviad) Reptiles

6. What is the study of bird eggs called?
a)
Zoology
b) Ornithology
c) Oology
d) Ichthyology

7. Which of these animals walks like a camel?
a)
Cat
b) Dog
c) Elephant
d) Giraffe

8. What is the gestation period of an African elephant?
a)
One year
b) Twenty one months
c) Six months
d) Nine months

9. Which bird's eye are larger than its brain?
a)
Eagle
b) Owl
c) Ostrich
d) Parrot

10. Which animal can look two ways at the same time?
a)
Chameleon
b) Lizard
c) Snake
Wildlife Triviad) Tortoise

11. Name the bird that enters a saltwater crocodile's mouth to pick out the parasites and food particles...
a)
Sparrow
b) Kingfisher
c) Crow
d) Nile plover

12. What is a gecko?
a)
Dinosaur
b) Common house lizard
c) Bat
d) Snake

13. Name the bird that migrates from the North Pole to the South Pole and back...
a)
Arctic tern
b) Swallow
c) Crane
d) Penguin

14. Snakes that are active in daytime generally have round pupils. What about snakes that come out at night?
a)
Horizontal pupils
b) No pupils
c) Vertical pupils
Wildlife Triviad) Round pupils

15. From which animal is the valuable Pashmina wool obtained?
a)
Black sheep
b) Deer
c) Ram
d) Himalayan goat

16. Which animal is the main attraction in Assam's Kaziranga National Park?
a)
Zebra
b) The one-horned rhinoceros
c) Lion
d) Giraffe

17. Birds maintain a body temperature in the range of....
a)
40° to 44° Centigrade
b) 104°C to 111° Centigrade
c) 20°C to 22° Centigrade
d) 0°C to 4° Centigrade

18. Birds replace their feathers periodically in a process called.....
a)
Shedding
b) Migration
c) Preening
d) Molting

19. Contour, or body, feathers provide birds with….
a)
Streamlining
b) Insulation
c) Weatherproofing
d) All of the above

20. Feathers are made up of an insoluble protein called.....
a)
Calamus
b) Keratin
c) Down
Wildlife Triviad) Cartilage

21. How tall can a grizzly bear be when he stands on his hind legs?
a)
12 feet
b) 10 feet
c) 21 feet
d) 8 feet

22. The polar bear's scientific name is ursus maritimus. What does that mean?
a)
White Bear
b) Sea Bear
c) Ice Bear
d) Brown Bear

23. What sweet stuff are bears especially fond of?
a)
Honey
b) Marmalade
c) Jam
d) Sugarcane

24. Approximately how many grizzly bears are there in North America?
a)
150
b) 1500
c) 15000
d) 150000

25. To which animal is the bear closely related?
a) Cat
b) Monkey
c) Bats
d) Dog

26. Which is the smallest bird?
a)
Kittiwake
b) Sparrow
c) Hummingbird
Wildlife Triviad) Kiwi

27. Which is the largest carnivore on land?
a) Tiger
b) Leopard
c) Lion
d) Polar Bear

28. Which is the fastest land animal?
a)
Antelope
b) Gazelle
c) Cheetah
d) Hare

Answers
1. a. China
2. d. Germ
3. b. Bee humming bird
4. c. Ostrich
5. a. Oviparous
6. c. Oology
7. a. Cat
8. b. Twenty one months
9. c. Ostrich
10. a. Chameleon
11. d. Nile plover
12. b. Common house lizard
13. a. Arctic tern
14. c. Vertical pupils
15. d. Himalayan goat
16. b. The one-horned rhinoceros
17. a. 40° to 44°Centigrade
18. d. Molting
19. d. All of the above
20. b. Keratin
21. a. 12 feet
22. b. Sea Bear
23. a. Honey
24. d. 150000
25. d. Dog
26. c. Hummingbird
27. d. Polar Bear
28. c. Cheetah


 
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