Hirola Trivia Quiz

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Hirola Trivia Quiz

The Hirola is a medium size Antelope otherwise known as the hunter's antelope. It is predominantly found in the borders of Kenya and Somalia. Try this quiz to test and improve your knowledge on the Hirola.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who discovered the Hirola?
    • A. 

      Caldbeck Tim

    • B. 

      Bradley Sean Michael

    • C. 

      H.C.V Hunter

    • D. 

      John Newton

  • 2. 
    When was the Hirola discovered?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1888

    • C. 

      1908

    • D. 

      1808

  • 3. 
    What family is the Hirola?
    • A. 

      Bovidae

    • B. 

      Artiodactyla

    • C. 

      Hunteri

    • D. 

      Beatragud

  • 4. 
    What name was first given to the Hirola when it was first described?
    • A. 

      Hirola beatragus

    • B. 

      Antelope deer

    • C. 

      Hunter's Hartebeest

    • D. 

      Hunter's bontebok

  • 5. 
    What is the best environment for the Hirola?
    • A. 

      Arid

    • B. 

      Muddy

    • C. 

      Saline

    • D. 

      Humid

  • 6. 
    What is the feeding adaptation of the Hirola?
    • A. 

      Omnivore

    • B. 

      Carnivore

    • C. 

      Herbivore

    • D. 

      None

  • 7. 
    Which of these do they avoid?
    • A. 

      Burchell' Zebra

    • B. 

      Topi specie

    • C. 

      Oryx species

    • D. 

      Elephants

  • 8. 
    What is Hirola ranked in his genus by ZSL?
    • A. 

      43rd

    • B. 

      40th

    • C. 

      21st

    • D. 

      20th

  • 9. 
    How long is their gestation period?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      9-10 months

    • C. 

      7-8 months

    • D. 

      11 months

  • 10. 
    What is the life expectancy of the Hirola?
    • A. 

      21 years

    • B. 

      10 years

    • C. 

      17 years

    • D. 

      18 years