How Well Do You Know The Cat Family?

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How Well Do You Know The Cat Family? - Quiz

Let's see how well you know the cat family. And we are not talking about kittens here; we mean the top predators of the wild.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the number of species in the cat family?

    • A.

      37

    • B.

      38

    • C.

      29

    • D.

      45

    Correct Answer
    B. 38
    Explanation
    The number of species in the cat family is 38. This can be determined by counting the different species within the cat family, which includes domestic cats, lions, tigers, leopards, cheetahs, and many others. Each of these species is distinct and contributes to the total number of species in the cat family. Therefore, the correct answer is 38.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the animal below isn't in the cat family?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Fox

    • C.

      Cheetah

    • D.

      Lynx

    Correct Answer
    B. Fox
    Explanation
    The fox is not in the cat family because it belongs to the family Canidae, which includes dogs, wolves, and other similar species. The cat family, known as Felidae, includes animals such as lions, cheetahs, and lynxes.

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  • 3. 

    Which is the biggest type of tiger?

    • A.

      Bengal tiger

    • B.

      Siberian tiger

    • C.

      Indochinese tiger

    • D.

      Sumatran tiger

    Correct Answer
    B. Siberian tiger
    Explanation
    The Siberian tiger is the biggest type of tiger. It is also known as the Amur tiger and is native to the forests of eastern Russia and parts of China and North Korea. Adult male Siberian tigers can weigh up to 660 pounds and measure up to 10 feet in length. They have a thick coat of fur to survive the cold climate and are known for their strength and size. The other options listed are different types of tigers, but they are smaller in size compared to the Siberian tiger.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the animals below has gone extinct?

    • A.

      Javan tiger

    • B.

      Lynx

    • C.

      Flat headed cat

    • D.

      Jaguar

    Correct Answer
    A. Javan tiger
    Explanation
    The Javan tiger has gone extinct.

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  • 5. 

    Which cat socializes the most?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Cheetah

    • C.

      Tiger

    • D.

      Cougar

    Correct Answer
    A. Lion
    Explanation
    Lions are known for their social behavior, living in prides consisting of multiple related females, their offspring, and a few adult males. They engage in various social activities such as grooming, playing, and hunting together. This social structure allows lions to form strong bonds and communicate effectively within their group. In comparison, cheetahs are mostly solitary animals, tigers are solitary except during mating, and cougars are also solitary and territorial. Therefore, lions socialize the most among the given options.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these animals doesn't roar?

    • A.

      Tiger

    • B.

      Jaguar

    • C.

      Puma

    • D.

      Leopard

    Correct Answer
    C. Puma
    Explanation
    Pumas are the only animals listed that do not roar. While tigers, jaguars, and leopards are known for their powerful roars, pumas, also known as mountain lions or cougars, do not possess the physical adaptations necessary to produce a roar. Instead, they communicate through various other vocalizations such as hisses, screams, and purrs.

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  • 7. 

    Which one lives in a den?

    • A.

      Lynx

    • B.

      Lion

    • C.

      Cheetah

    • D.

      Jaguar

    Correct Answer
    A. Lynx
    Explanation
    Lynx is the correct answer because they are known to live in dens. Dens provide them with shelter and protection from predators, as well as a safe place to raise their young. Lions, cheetahs, and jaguars do not typically live in dens, but instead have different types of habitats and shelter.

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  • 8. 

    Which animal stores food above ground?

    • A.

      Leopard

    • B.

      Jaguar

    • C.

      Lynx

    • D.

      Tiger

    Correct Answer
    A. Leopard
    Explanation
    Leopards are known to store their food above ground. They often hoist their kills into trees to keep them safe from other predators such as lions and hyenas. This behavior allows them to store their food and return to it later, ensuring a steady food supply. Unlike other big cats, leopards are skilled climbers and have the strength to carry their prey up into the trees. This behavior also helps them to avoid competition and scavengers on the ground.

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  • 9. 

    Which animal has the most names?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Cheetah

    • C.

      Pampas cat

    • D.

      Puma concolor

    Correct Answer
    D. Puma concolor
    Explanation
    Puma concolor, also known as the cougar, mountain lion, or puma, has the most names among the given options. This animal is known by various names in different regions and languages. It is called puma in North America, cougar in Central and South America, and mountain lion in English-speaking countries. Therefore, Puma concolor has the most names compared to the other animals listed.

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  • 10. 

    Which animal reaches the maximum speed of 120km/h in the cat family?

    • A.

      Cheetah

    • B.

      Lynx

    • C.

      Tiger

    • D.

      Jaguar

    Correct Answer
    A. Cheetah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cheetah. Cheetahs are known for their incredible speed, reaching up to 120km/h. They are part of the cat family and are specifically adapted for high-speed chases. Their long, slender body, lightweight build, and flexible spine allow them to accelerate quickly and maintain their speed over short distances. Cheetahs are the fastest land animals and are capable of reaching such high speeds in order to catch their prey.

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