# Quiz Test: How Much You Truly Know About Quokka

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This small mammal has the size of a cat but looks like a small Kangaroo. Some, like the first Dutch Explorers, mistook it for a rat but it is nothing less but a mammal of its own. So, have you heard about this mammal? If yes, take our quiz and see how much you know about it.

• 1.

### Where can this animal be found?

• A.

In Tasmania

• B.

Off the coast of Western Australia

• C.

In Southern India

• D.

B. Off the coast of Western Australia
Explanation
This animal can be found off the coast of Western Australia.

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• 2.

### How much does it weigh?

• A.

1.5 kgs

• B.

2.5 to 5 kgs

• C.

6 kgs

• D.

10 kgs

B. 2.5 to 5 kgs
Explanation
The correct answer is 2.5 to 5 kgs because the question is asking for the weight of something, and the given range falls within the possible weight range.

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• 3.

### What's its life expectancy?

• A.

20 years

• B.

5 years

• C.

7 years

• D.

10 years

D. 10 years
Explanation
The correct answer is 10 years. Life expectancy refers to the average number of years a person or organism is expected to live. In this case, the life expectancy is stated as 10 years, meaning that on average, whatever is being referred to has a lifespan of 10 years.

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• 4.

### Which European explorer saw this animal for the first time?

• A.

Captain Cook

• B.

Samuel Volckertzoon

• C.

Captain Smith

• D.

Captain Van der Merwe

B. Samuel Volckertzoon
• 5.

• A.

In 1662

• B.

In 1650

• C.

In 1660

• D.

In 1658

D. In 1658
• 6.

### Where was it sighted for the first time?

• A.

In New Delhi

• B.

In Cape Town

• C.

In Rottenest Island

• D.

In Cabo Verde

C. In Rottenest Island
Explanation
The correct answer is In Rottenest Island. This suggests that the sighting in question occurred for the first time in Rottenest Island.

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• 7.

### What does it eat?

• A.

Nuts

• B.

Meat

• C.

Many types of vegetation

• D.

Clams

C. Many types of vegetation
Explanation
The correct answer is "Many types of vegetation" because the question is asking about the food preferences of the subject. Out of the given options, "Many types of vegetation" is the most inclusive choice, indicating that the subject consumes a variety of plant-based foods.

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• 8.

### What's the quokka's population on the Rottenest Island?

• A.

6,000

• B.

8,000

• C.

8,000-12,000

• D.

10,000

C. 8,000-12,000
Explanation
The correct answer is 8,000-12,000. This range suggests that the population of quokkas on Rottenest Island falls between 8,000 and 12,000 individuals. This estimate indicates that there is a significant number of quokkas inhabiting the island, making it a suitable habitat for these creatures.

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• 9.

### What are the main predators of quokkas?

• A.

Snakes

• B.

Crocodiles

• C.

Monkeys

• D.

Birds

A. Snakes
Explanation
Quokkas are small marsupials found in Australia. They primarily inhabit dense vegetation and are vulnerable to predation. Snakes are known to be one of the main predators of quokkas. Snakes have the ability to move stealthily through the vegetation and can easily catch quokkas by surprise. Their ability to constrict and inject venom makes them highly effective predators. Crocodiles, monkeys, and birds are not commonly known to prey on quokkas, making snakes the most likely answer.

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• 10.

### How many quokkas exist in the mainland?

• A.

6000

• B.

5000

• C.

3000

• D.

4000

D. 4000
Explanation
There are approximately 4000 quokkas that exist in the mainland.

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