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Animal Trivia Quiz

Mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians -- how much do you know about the animal kingdom?

Quiz

Mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians -- how much do you know about the animal kingdom?

1. Which of these mammals lays eggs?

  • Echidna
  • Bongo
  • Kiwi
  • Southern right whale

2. Which is the biggest species of shark?

  • Great white shark
  • Hammerhead shark
  • Whale shark
  • Basking shark

3. What is the term for a young horse?

  • Cub
  • Cygnet
  • Foal
  • Calf

4. What is the most poisonous snake on the planet?

  • Cobra
  • Inland taipan
  • Western diamondback rattlesnake
  • Black mamba

5. What is a distinguishing feature of a marsupial?

  • They change color to blend in with their environment.
  • They live most of their lives in trees.
  • They have very long necks.
  • They carry their young in an external pouch.

6. Which of these dinosaurs lived during the Jurassic Period?

  • Triceratops
  • Stegosaurus
  • Eoraptor
  • Tyrannosaurus Rex

7. Which of these animals is NOT endangered?

  • Red wolf
  • Sperm whale
  • Capybara
  • Jaguar

8. What is the fastest animal on Earth?

  • Cheetah
  • Peregrine falcon
  • Leopard
  • Hyena

9. Which animal could not survive in Africa?

  • Hippopotamus
  • Tsetse fly
  • Wildcat
  • Giraffe

10. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of reptiles?

  • They are warm-blooded.
  • Most lay eggs.
  • They have thick, scaly skin.
  • They breathe with lungs.

1. Which of these mammals lays eggs?
Echidna

2. Which is the biggest species of shark?
Whale shark

3. What is the term for a young horse?
Foal

4. What is the most poisonous snake on the planet?
Inland taipan

5. What is a distinguishing feature of a marsupial?
They carry their young in an external pouch.

6. Which of these dinosaurs lived during the Jurassic Period?
Stegosaurus

7. Which of these animals is NOT endangered?
Capybara

8. What is the fastest animal on Earth?
Peregrine falcon

9. Which animal could not survive in Africa?
Wildcat

10. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of reptiles?
They are warm-blooded.

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