Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Do You Know About Badgers?

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Badgers are short legged and omnivorous animals. They are tagged "the meanest animal in the world". What do you think about that? How well do you know? Check out this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What animal family do badgers belong?

    • A.

      Felidae

    • B.

      Ursidae

    • C.

      Canidae

    • D.

      Mustelidae

    Correct Answer
    D. Mustelidae
    Explanation
    Badgers belong to the animal family Mustelidae. This family includes various carnivorous mammals, such as weasels, otters, and ferrets. Badgers are known for their stout bodies, short legs, and distinctive markings. They are primarily nocturnal and are found in various habitats across the world. Being part of the Mustelidae family, badgers share certain characteristics and behaviors with other members of this family, such as their carnivorous diet and burrowing habits.

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  • 2. 

    What is their mode of feeding?

    • A.

      Herbivorous

    • B.

      Carnivorous

    • C.

      Omnivorous

    • D.

      Cannibalism

    Correct Answer
    C. Omnivorous
    Explanation
    The correct answer is omnivorous. Omnivorous animals have a diet that includes both plants and animals. They are able to consume and digest a wide variety of food sources, allowing them to adapt to different environments and find nourishment from different sources. This mode of feeding is advantageous as it provides flexibility in finding food and increases their chances of survival.

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  • 3. 

    One of these does not belong to subfamilies of badger

    • A.

      Water Badgers

    • B.

      Eurasian Badges

    • C.

      American Badgers

    • D.

      Honey Badgers

    Correct Answer
    A. Water Badgers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Water Badgers because Water Badgers do not belong to the subfamilies of badgers. Eurasian Badgers, American Badgers, and Honey Badgers are all examples of badgers that belong to different subfamilies.

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  • 4. 

    What is a baby badger called?

    • A.

      Cub

    • B.

      Sett

    • C.

      Boar

    • D.

      Sow

    Correct Answer
    A. Cub
    Explanation
    A baby badger is called a cub. This term is commonly used to refer to the offspring of various animals, including badgers. The word "cub" typically denotes a young animal, especially one that belongs to a species known for living in groups or families. In the case of badgers, the term "cub" is used until the young badger reaches maturity and is able to live independently.

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  • 5. 

    Badgers belong to what class of Animal?

    • A.

      Insect

    • B.

      Pisces

    • C.

      Reptiles

    • D.

      Mammals

    Correct Answer
    D. Mammals
    Explanation
    Badgers belong to the class of mammals because they possess characteristics that are common to mammals. Mammals are warm-blooded vertebrates that have hair or fur, give birth to live young, and produce milk to nourish their offspring. Badgers meet all of these criteria, which is why they are classified as mammals.

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  • 6. 

    What part of their body is the most dangerous?

    • A.

      Top of the head

    • B.

      Underneath the fur

    • C.

      Base of the tail

    • D.

      Teeth

    Correct Answer
    C. Base of the tail
    Explanation
    The base of the tail is the most dangerous part of an animal's body because it is where the tail meets the body. This area is often used for balance and can be a powerful weapon when the animal is threatened or feels the need to defend itself. Animals with strong tails, such as certain species of monkeys or scorpions, can deliver painful and potentially lethal strikes with their tails. Therefore, the base of the tail is considered the most dangerous part of their body.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is not true of a badger?

    • A.

      They have a succulent skin

    • B.

      They dig holes to rest in

    • C.

      Their teeth are hard and strong enough to break a tortoise shell

    • D.

      They are the fearless and meanest creature

    Correct Answer
    A. They have a succulent skin
    Explanation
    Badgers do not have a succulent skin. Succulent refers to something that is juicy or moist, typically used to describe plants. However, badgers have coarse fur and tough skin, not succulent skin.

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  • 8. 

    What habitat do they live in?

    • A.

      Terrestrial

    • B.

      Semi-Terestial

    • C.

      Aquatic

    • D.

      Semi-Aquatic

    Correct Answer
    A. Terrestrial
    Explanation
    Terrestrial refers to living or growing on land, which means that the organisms in question live in a habitat that is predominantly land-based. This could include habitats such as forests, grasslands, deserts, or any other terrestrial environment.

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  • 9. 

    Honey badgers enjoy which of these foods?

    • A.

      Snails

    • B.

      Fruits

    • C.

      Slugs

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Honey badgers enjoy all of the mentioned foods. They have a varied diet and are known to eat snails, fruits, and slugs. This adaptability in their food preferences allows them to survive in different environments and find food sources easily.

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  • 10. 

    How often do they sleep?

    • A.

      Always

    • B.

      They don't sleep at all

    • C.

      Sleep at night and remain awake in the day

    • D.

      Sleep in the day and remain awake at night

    Correct Answer
    D. Sleep in the day and remain awake at night
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sleep in the day and remain awake at night." This answer suggests that "they" have a nocturnal sleep pattern, sleeping during the day and being awake during the night. This could be the case for individuals who work night shifts or have a lifestyle that requires them to be active during nighttime hours.

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