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The jaguar is a wild cat species who is also the only extant member of the genus Panthera who is native to the Americas. It is found in most countries in the South, central and parts of America. What do you know about this big cat? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How heavy is a mature jaguar?

    • A.

      170 lbs

    • B.

      190 lbs

    • C.

      210 lbs

    • D.

      250 lbs

    Correct Answer
    C. 210 lbs
    Explanation
    A mature jaguar can weigh up to 210 lbs. This weight is considered to be heavy for a jaguar.

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  • 2. 

    What's its scientific name?

    • A.

      Panthera Onca

    • B.

      Panthera

    • C.

      Tigra onca

    • D.

      Leo onca

    Correct Answer
    A. Panthera Onca
    Explanation
    The scientific name for the given animal is Panthera Onca. This is the correct answer because Panthera Onca is the scientific name for the jaguar, a large predatory feline species found in the Americas.

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  • 3. 

    How tall are adult jaguars?

    • A.

      1.7 feet high

    • B.

      3 feet high

    • C.

      3.2 feet high

    • D.

      2.5 feet high

    Correct Answer
    D. 2.5 feet high
    Explanation
    Adult jaguars are approximately 2.5 feet high.

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  • 4. 

    What is their lifespan in the wild?

    • A.

      10 years

    • B.

      12 years

    • C.

      15 years

    • D.

      18 years

    Correct Answer
    C. 15 years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 15 years. This suggests that the lifespan of the subject in question, which is not specified in the given information, is approximately 15 years when living in the wild.

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  • 5. 

    What's the meaning of the word Jaguar?

    • A.

      Beat of prey

    • B.

      Breast of prey

    • C.

      Beast

    • D.

      Prey

    Correct Answer
    A. Beat of prey
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Beat of prey". A "jaguar" is a large wild cat found primarily in the Americas. The term "beat" refers to the area or territory that a predator patrols or hunts in. Therefore, "beat of prey" implies that the jaguar is a predator that hunts its prey within a specific territory.

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  • 6. 

    What's its rank in term of size compared to other feline species in America?

    • A.

      It is first in size in Mexico

    • B.

      It is second in size in America

    • C.

      It's the biggest one in America

    • D.

      It is third in size in America

    Correct Answer
    C. It's the biggest one in America
    Explanation
    The given correct answer states that the feline species in question is the biggest one in America. This implies that there are no other feline species in America that are larger in size. Thus, it holds the highest rank in terms of size compared to other feline species in America.

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  • 7. 

    In how many countries can you find them?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 17
  • 8. 

    In how many countries are jaguars extinct?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    Jaguars are extinct in two countries.

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  • 9. 

    In which countries is the jaguar extinct?

    • A.

      El Salvador and Uruguay

    • B.

      Mexico

    • C.

      Brazil and Venezuela

    • D.

      Argentina and Brazil

    Correct Answer
    A. El Salvador and Uruguay
    Explanation
    The jaguar is extinct in El Salvador and Uruguay.

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  • 10. 

    Where is the jaguar on the food chain?

    • A.

      It's vulnerable because it catches infections all the time

    • B.

      It's vulnerable when in front of aligators

    • C.

      It's an apex predator

    • D.

      It's at the end of the food chain

    Correct Answer
    C. It's an apex predator
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It's an apex predator." This means that the jaguar is at the top of the food chain and has no natural predators. As an apex predator, it is not vulnerable to being hunted or eaten by other animals, giving it a position of power and dominance in its ecosystem.

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