Kiwi Bird Trivia Quiz

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Kiwi Bird Trivia Quiz

Kiwis are flightless birds which are native to New Zealand. Due to there being approximately the size of a domestic chicken, they are the smallest living ratites. They belong to the class of Aves and phylum Chordata. Amongst the species are Apteryx haastii, Apteryx owenii, Apteryx rowi as well as Apteryx mantelli.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many species of kiwi exist?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      3

  • 2. 
    The biggest threat to kiwi chicks is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Bats

    • B. 

      Snakes

    • C. 

      Stoat

    • D. 

      Crocodiles

  • 3. 
    A kiwi lays how many eggs per year?
    • A. 

      Maximum of 4

    • B. 

      Up to 8

    • C. 

      Not more than 7

    • D. 

      Not more than 9

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a specie of kiwi?
    • A. 

      Brown kiwi

    • B. 

      Great spotted kiwi

    • C. 

      Little spotted kiwi

    • D. 

      Black kiwi

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not part of the three species that are primarily targeted by the 'predator free New Zealand' initiative? 
    • A. 

      Tokoeka

    • B. 

      Rats

    • C. 

      Stoats

    • D. 

      Possums

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is true about a kiwi?
    • A. 

      Kiwi has one of the the shortest beaks 

    • B. 

      The male kiwi is bigger than the female

    • C. 

      A kiwi defends itself with the beak

    • D. 

      They can lay up to 7 eggs per year 

  • 7. 
    Kiwi detect preys through which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Their eyes

    • C. 

      Nostrils

    • D. 

      Their hair reaction

  • 8. 
    Kiwis prefer all of the following except?
    • A. 

      Subtropical forests

    • B. 

      Tropical forests

    • C. 

      Beech forests 

    • D. 

      Temperate podocarp 

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the mating season for Kiwis?
    • A. 

      June to March

    • B. 

      December to August

    • C. 

      July to April

    • D. 

      September to  June

  • 10. 
    The incubation period is between how many days?
    • A. 

      60 - 90

    • B. 

      70 - 109

    • C. 

      63 - 92

    • D. 

      50 - 95