Can You Identify Theses Animals Based On Their Scientific Names?

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Are you an animal lover? Can you identify these animals based on their scientific names? Play this interesting and informative quiz and see how many correct answers you can give. Do you know what the scientific name of the fastest animal is? Which animal's scientific name is Canis lupus? Get answers to all this and much more in this quiz. If you find this quiz informative and learn something new, do share it with your friends.


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  • 1. 

    This animal is native to Eurasia and North America; its scientific name is Canis lupus. Identify the animal.

    • A.

      Bear

    • B.

      Wolf

    • C.

      Cougar 

    • D.

      Raccoon

    Correct Answer
    B. Wolf
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Wolf because it is native to Eurasia and North America and its scientific name is Canis lupus.

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  • 2. 

    It is an omnivorous mammal whose scientific name is Vulpes vulpes. Identify the animal

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Cat

    • C.

      Red Fox

    • D.

      Deer

    Correct Answer
    C. Red Fox
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Red Fox. The given description matches the characteristics of a Red Fox. It is an omnivorous mammal, which means it eats both plants and animals. Its scientific name is Vulpes vulpes, which is the scientific name for the Red Fox. Therefore, the correct answer is Red Fox.

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  • 3. 

    It is an apex predator whose scientific name is Panthera tigris; identify the animal.

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Lion

    • C.

      Tiger

    • D.

      Jaguar

    Correct Answer
    C. Tiger
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Tiger. The given information states that the animal is an apex predator and its scientific name is Panthera tigris. The only option that matches this description is Tiger. Lions and Jaguars are also apex predators, but their scientific names are Panthera leo and Panthera onca respectively.

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  • 4. 

    Also called the tallest animal, its scientific name is  Giraffa camelopardalis.

    • A.

      Elephant

    • B.

      Giraffe

    • C.

      Camel

    • D.

      Lion

    Correct Answer
    B. Giraffe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Giraffe because it is commonly known as the tallest animal and its scientific name is Giraffa camelopardalis.

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  • 5. 

    It is a small mammal with the scientific name Oryctolagus cuniculus, identify the animal.

    • A.

      Fox

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Rabbit

    • D.

      Cat

    Correct Answer
    C. Rabbit
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rabbit because the question states that the animal is a small mammal with the scientific name Oryctolagus cuniculus, which is the scientific name for a rabbit.

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  • 6. 

    It is an herbivore that loves to eat grass; the scientific name of this animal is Bos taurus. Identify the animal.

    • A.

      Deer

    • B.

      Cow

    • C.

      Goat

    • D.

      Elephant

    Correct Answer
    B. Cow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cow because it is an herbivore that loves to eat grass, and its scientific name is Bos taurus.

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  • 7. 

    Also called the King of the Jungle, its scientific name is Felis leo; the animal is

    • A.

      Serval

    • B.

      Leopard

    • C.

      Tiger

    • D.

      Lion

    Correct Answer
    D. Lion
    Explanation
    The lion, scientifically named Felis leo, is commonly known as the "King of the Jungle" due to its majestic presence and dominance in its habitat. With a distinct mane and powerful physique, lions symbolize strength and leadership within the animal kingdom, making them iconic and revered predators.

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  • 8. 

    This animal can sleep standing up; its scientific name is Equus caballus; identify the animal.

    • A.

      Cow

    • B.

      Horse

    • C.

      Sheep

    • D.

      Elephant

    Correct Answer
    B. Horse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Horse. Horses have the ability to sleep standing up, thanks to a unique locking mechanism in their legs called the stay apparatus. This allows them to relax their muscles and doze off while remaining upright. The scientific name for a horse is Equus caballus.

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  • 9. 

    Regarded as the fastest animal, its scientific name is Acinonyx jubatus. Identify the animal.

    • A.

      Kangaroo

    • B.

      Wolf

    • C.

      Deer

    • D.

      Cheetah

    Correct Answer
    D. Cheetah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cheetah. The question states that the animal is regarded as the fastest, and its scientific name is Acinonyx jubatus. This matches the description of a cheetah, as they are known for their incredible speed and their scientific name is indeed Acinonyx jubatus.

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  • 10. 

    It is a hooded mammal, and its scientific name is Equus asinus. Identify the animal.

    • A.

      Sheep

    • B.

      Horse

    • C.

      Donkey

    • D.

      Camel

    Correct Answer
    C. Donkey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Donkey because the given description matches the characteristics of a donkey. Donkeys are hooded mammals and their scientific name is Equus asinus.

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