How Well Do You Know Ferrets

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How Well Do You Know Ferrets - Quiz

Cute, furry ferrets. Perhaps you own these cute animals and you think you can beat this quiz. Try us then! We want to see if you're better than the last.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the animal kingdom, several animals are characterized by their size, behavior, and class, the Ferrets can simply be described as?

    • A.

      Large cat with sharp claws

    • B.

      Giant rat, mammal with brown or black color

    • C.

      An animal

    • D.

      A Mutsela, mammal, typically brown, black, mixed fur or white.

    Correct Answer
    D. A Mutsela, mammal, typically brown, black, mixed fur or white.
    Explanation
    The correct answer describes ferrets as "A Mutsela, mammal, typically brown, black, mixed fur or white." This answer provides a more specific and accurate description of ferrets compared to the other options. It mentions the correct name for the animal (Mutsela), its classification as a mammal, and describes the typical fur colors of ferrets.

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  • 2. 

    Not all animals can be domesticated without adverse effect, however, in ancient time, the Ferret was domesticated in prehistory time by?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Persia Kingdom

    • C.

      Roman Empire

    • D.

      European polecat

    Correct Answer
    D. European polecat
    Explanation
    The European polecat is the correct answer because it is widely believed to be the ancestor of the domesticated ferret. The European polecat was tamed and bred by ancient civilizations, such as the Romans, for various purposes including hunting and pest control. This domestication process occurred in prehistoric times, making the European polecat the most likely option for the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Animals have their classification as well as the lineage they carry in their genes, Ferret lineage “Mustela putorius” descends from?

    • A.

      British empire

    • B.

      North African

    • C.

      Ming Dynasty

    • D.

      Anglo European

    Correct Answer
    B. North African
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North African. The lineage of the Ferret, known as "Mustela putorius," can be traced back to North Africa. This suggests that the ancestors of Ferrets originated from this region and have since been classified under this lineage.

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  • 4. 

    Different kingdom in the ancient times used this animal for different purposes, Ferrets were used in the Roman Empire for?

    • A.

      Hunting

    • B.

      Scout animal

    • C.

      Sports

    • D.

      Domestic use

    Correct Answer
    A. Hunting
    Explanation
    In the ancient Roman Empire, ferrets were used for hunting. They were skilled at chasing and catching small game, such as rabbits and rats, making them valuable assets for hunters. The ferrets' natural agility, speed, and keen sense of smell made them effective in tracking and capturing prey. This allowed the Romans to supplement their food supply and control pest populations.

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  • 5. 

    Domesticating animals depends on their evolution, habitat, and adaptation to human cohabitation, Ferrets were domesticated 2,500 years ago by?

    • A.

      French

    • B.

      Roman Empire

    • C.

      Ethiopians

    • D.

      Ancient Egyptian

    Correct Answer
    D. Ancient Egyptian
    Explanation
    Ferrets were domesticated 2,500 years ago by Ancient Egyptians. This is because the process of domestication depends on various factors such as the evolution, habitat, and adaptation of animals to human cohabitation. In the case of ferrets, Ancient Egyptians were the ones who successfully domesticated them during that time period.

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  • 6. 

    In the animal kingdom, evolution has played major role but there are order, class, and genetics, which kingdom does Ferrets belong to?

    • A.

      Amphibian

    • B.

      Aves

    • C.

      Reptilian

    • D.

      Animalia

    Correct Answer
    D. Animalia
    Explanation
    Ferrets belong to the kingdom Animalia because they are animals. The kingdom Animalia includes all multicellular organisms that are eukaryotic and heterotrophic, meaning they obtain nutrients by consuming other organisms. Ferrets fit this description as they are multicellular, eukaryotic, and they obtain nutrients by consuming other animals. Therefore, Ferrets are classified within the kingdom Animalia.

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  • 7. 

    All animals species have definite genes they bear, which can be maintained by procreation over thousands of years, what genes do ferrets carry in their lineage?

    • A.

      Genus Aves

    • B.

      Genus Mammalia

    • C.

      Genus Pisces

    • D.

      Genus Mutsela

    Correct Answer
    D. Genus Mutsela
  • 8. 

    Animals are different with some feeding on forage and seaweeds while some prey on the smaller one in the kingdom, what order do they belong to in the food chain?

    • A.

      Spermatozoa

    • B.

      Oviparus

    • C.

      Herbivora

    • D.

      Carnivora

    Correct Answer
    D. Carnivora
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carnivora because animals that prey on smaller ones in the food chain are considered carnivores. Carnivores primarily feed on other animals, which distinguishes them from herbivores that feed on plants and forage. Spermatozoa and Oviparus are not relevant to the question as they refer to reproductive cells and a type of reproduction, respectively.

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  • 9. 

    Land animals are different in shape, size and color patterns, some are short while others long and fast in speed, what is the average length of a Ferret?

    • A.

      51 cm

    • B.

      55cm

    • C.

      50cm

    • D.

      51cm

    Correct Answer
    A. 51 cm
    Explanation
    The average length of a ferret is 51 cm. This suggests that when comparing the lengths of different land animals, the ferret falls within the range of sizes. The question implies that land animals can vary in shape, size, and color patterns, and the given answer provides a specific measurement for the length of a ferret.

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  • 10. 

    Every living thing have a life span, over the course of a lifetime and die naturally if not hunt down for games in the kingdom, what is the natural life span of a Ferret

    • A.

      9 – 12 years

    • B.

      8 -12 years

    • C.

      7 - 10 years

    • D.

      10 - 12 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 - 10 years
    Explanation
    Ferrets have a natural life span of 7 - 10 years. This means that on average, a ferret can live up to 7 - 10 years before dying naturally.

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