Category: Animals

Shark Quiz

Shark Quiz Questions

English: Plate 249. The Basking Shark, or Bone...

The Basking Shark, or Bone Shark. Cetorhinus maximus (L.), Blainville. The Mackerel Shark. Lamna cornubica, (Gmel.) Fleming. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which is the largest fish?
a) Great white shark
b) Lemon shark
c) Blue whale
d) Whale shark

2) Which shark is the most frequent attacker of people?
a) Bull shark
b) Tiger shark
c) Blue shark
d) Nurse shark

3) What is the approximate gestation period of blue shark?
a) Six months
b) Ten months
c) One year
d) Two years

Head of a basking shark

Head of a basking shark (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which part of goblin shark is unusual?
a) Dorsal fin
b) Tail fin
c) Gill slit
d) Snout

5) What is the average length of a spined pygmy shark?
a) 7-8 inches
b) 14-15 inches
c) 3-4 inches
d) 16-17 inches

6) When is common thresher shark most active?
a) Morning
b) Afternoon
c) Evening
d) Night

English: Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpin...

Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus) pups. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Which is the class of sharks?
a) Amphibia
b) Mammalia
c) Gastropoda
d) Chondrichthyes

8) Which is the genus of basking shark?
a) Acinonyx
b) Panthera
c) Cetorhinus
d) Neofelis

9) What is the shape of hammerhead shark’s teeth?
a) Conical
b) Triangular
c) Circular
d) Rectangular

A basking shark filter feeding.

A basking shark filter feeding. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

10) Which is the most abundant shark?
a) Spiny dogfish shark
b) Galapagos shark
c) Porbeagle shark
d) Mako shark

Shark Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Which is the largest fish?
d) Whale shark

2) Which shark is the most frequent attacker of people?
a) Bull shark

3) What is the approximate gestation period of blue shark?
c) One year

A sketch of a bull shark

A sketch of a bull shark (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which part of goblin shark is unusual?
d) Snout

5) What is the average length of a spined pygmy shark?
a) 7-8 inches

6) When is common thresher shark most active?
d) Night

7) Which is the class of sharks?
d) Chondrichthyes

8) Which is the genus of basking shark?
c) Cetorhinus

9) What is the shape of hammerhead shark’s teeth?
b) Triangular

10) Which is the most abundant shark?
a) Spiny dogfish shark

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:35:28.

Leopard Quiz

Leopard Quiz Questions

African Leopard in Etosha National Park, Namib...

African Leopard in Etosha National Park, Namibia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) With which animal is leopard sometimes confused with?
a) Tiger
b) Lion
c) Hyena
d) Jaguar

2) For about how many weeks after their birth leopard cubs are hidden by their mothers?
a) Four
b) Six
c) Eight
d) Ten

3) Where do leopards often hide their food?
a) Bushes
b) Trees
c) Lakes
d) Rivers

English: leopard standing in a tree in the cen...

Leopard standing in a tree in the central Serengeti (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) When do leopards usually hunt?
a) Morning
b) Afternoon
c) Evening
d) Night

5) What is the normal gestation period for leopard?
a) 60 days
b) 105 days
c) 90 days
d) 75 days

6) What is the life span of leopard in captivity?
a) 15 years
b) 21 years
c) 30 years
d) 36 years

7) What are rosettes?
a) Teeth of leopard
b) Legs of leopard
c) Spots on leopard’s body
d) Claws of leopard

Young leopard charging. Photo taken at Rhino a...

Young leopard charging. Photo taken at Rhino and Lion Park, Gauteng, South Africa. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) What do leopards do when they are content?
a) Growl
b) Spit
c) Roar
d) Purr

9) Which is the species of leopard?
a) Orcinus orca
b) Felis catus
c) Pardus
d) Canis familiaris

10) Which is the genus of leopard?
a) Acinonyx
b) Panthera
c) Canis
d) Neofelis

Leopard Quiz Questions with Answers

1) With which animal is leopard sometimes confused with?
d) Jaguar

2) For about how many weeks after their birth leopard cubs are hidden by their mothers?
c) Eight

3) Where do leopards often hide their food?
b) Trees

4) When do leopards usually hunt?
d) Night

Leopard / Felis pardus

Leopard / Felis pardus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) What is the normal gestation period for leopard?
d) 75 days

6) What is the life span of leopard in captivity?
b) 21 years

7) What are rosettes?
c) Spots on leopard’s body

8) What do leopards do when they are content?
d) Purr

9) Which is the species of leopard?
c) Pardus

10) Which is the genus of leopard?
b) Panthera

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Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:32:06.

Elephant Quiz

Elephant Quiz Questions

Asian Elephants at Mysore, India.

Asian Elephants at Mysore, India. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which is the largest living land mammal?
a) Zebra
b) Elephant
c) Tiger
d) Lion

2) What is the gestation period of an elephant?
a) 10 months
b) 12 months
c) 15 months
d) 22 months

3) What are the tusks of elephants made of?
a) Gold
b) Ivory
c) Silver
d) Diamond

Skin of an African (left) and Asian (right) elephant.

Skin of an African (left) and Asian (right) elephant. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) What is the total number of teeth of an elephant?
a) 12
b) 16
c) 24
d) 32

5) What is the normal life span of an elephant?
a) 50 years
b) 70 years
c) 100 years
d) 120 years

6) What is the meaning of elephant in Latin?
a) Long pole
b) Huge arch
c) Palm tree
d) Mountain

7) Elephants are referred to as pachyderms. What is the meaning of elephant pachyderm?
a) Long nose
b) Good teeth
c) Thick skin
d) Beautiful eyes

8) What is the approximate number of muscles in an elephant’s trunk?
a) 1,000
b) 5,000
c) 20,000
d) 40,000

Tusks of African and Asian elephants.

Tusks of African and Asian elephants. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

9) Which is the species of Indian Elephant?
a) African
b) Asian
c) Savanna
d) Forest

10) To which order elephant belongs?
a) Proboscidea
b) Pinnipidea
c) Lagomorpha
d) Edentata

Elephant Quiz Questions with Answers

Wild elephants in Munnar, Kerala, India

Wild elephants in Munnar, Kerala, India (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which is the largest living land mammal?
b) Elephant

2) What is the gestation period of an elephant?
d) 22 months

3) What are the tusks of elephants made of?
b) Ivory

4) What is the total number of teeth of an elephant?
c) 24

5) What is the normal life span of an elephant?
b) 70 years

6) What is the meaning of elephant in Latin?
b) Huge arch

7) Elephants are referred to as pachyderms. What is the meaning of elephant pachyderm?
c) Thick skin

8) What is the approximate number of muscles in an elephant’s trunk?
d) 40,000

9) Which is the species of Indian Elephant?
b) Asian

10) To which order elephant belongs?
a) Proboscidea

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Originally posted 2016-09-09 14:58:00.