Test Your Knowledge About The Nigerian Dwarf Goat

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Test Your Knowledge About The Nigerian Dwarf Goat - Quiz

As you must have guessed it, after reading its name, this breed of goat first originated in West Africa. And because of their nice personality they are, most of the time, favored as pets additionally to being milkers as well. They are also very small and said to be easy to maintain. What is your knowledge about this breed of goat? Take our quiz and find out how much you know now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's its average height?

    • A.

      70 cm

    • B.

      65 cm

    • C.

      57 cm

    • D.

      50 cm

    Correct Answer
    C. 57 cm
    Explanation
    The average height of the given object is 57 cm.

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  • 2. 

    It comes in how many colors?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 5
  • 3. 

    What is the dominant trait with this breed in terms of eye color?

    • A.

      They have gray eyes, most of the time

    • B.

      They have blue eyes, most of the time

    • C.

      They have brown eyes, most of the time

    • D.

      They have hazel eyes, most of the time

    Correct Answer
    B. They have blue eyes, most of the time
    Explanation
    The dominant trait in terms of eye color for this breed is blue eyes, as they are the most common eye color observed in this breed.

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  • 4. 

    How much milk can it produce in a day?

    • A.

      Up to 20 pounds of milk per day

    • B.

      Up to 10 pounds of milk per day

    • C.

      1 to 8 pounds of milk per day

    • D.

      1 to 5 pounds of milk per day

    Correct Answer
    C. 1 to 8 pounds of milk per day
    Explanation
    The given answer states that the milk production can range from 1 to 8 pounds per day. This suggests that the amount of milk produced is not fixed and can vary within this range. It does not specify a specific amount but provides a range of possible milk production.

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  • 5. 

    What type of dairy production is its milk favored for?

    • A.

      Soaps

    • B.

      Yogurt

    • C.

      Cheese, soap, cream

    • D.

      Cheese cakes

    Correct Answer
    C. Cheese, soap, cream
    Explanation
    The milk from this type of dairy production is favored for making cheese, soap, and cream. This suggests that the milk has qualities that make it suitable for these specific products.

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  • 6. 

    What's the particularity of the milk they produce?

    • A.

      It's very low in calcium

    • B.

      It's slightly sweet

    • C.

      It has on average 6.5% of butterfat

    • D.

      It has on average 5% of butterfat

    Correct Answer
    C. It has on average 6.5% of butterfat
    Explanation
    The particularity of the milk they produce is that it has an average of 6.5% butterfat. This means that the milk has a higher fat content compared to regular milk, which typically contains around 3-4% butterfat. The higher butterfat content gives the milk a richer and creamier texture, making it suitable for various dairy products like cheese, butter, and ice cream.

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  • 7. 

    For how long does an adult goat need to feed itself every day?

    • A.

      For up to 20 hours

    • B.

      For up to 8 hours

    • C.

      For up to 14 hours

    • D.

      For up to 10 hours

    Correct Answer
    C. For up to 14 hours
    Explanation
    An adult goat needs to feed itself for up to 14 hours every day. Goats are herbivorous animals and have a high metabolic rate, which requires them to spend a significant amount of time grazing and foraging for food. They have a complex digestive system that requires them to eat small amounts of food throughout the day to properly digest and extract nutrients. Therefore, they spend a large portion of their day feeding to meet their nutritional needs.

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  • 8. 

    What are the most common patterns that these goats have?

    • A.

      Chamoisee and thick fur

    • B.

      Black strips and thick fur

    • C.

      Bucksin and chamoisee

    • D.

      Buckskin and strips

    Correct Answer
    C. Bucksin and chamoisee
    Explanation
    Bucksin and chamoisee are the most common patterns that these goats have.

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  • 9. 

    How tall is a male Nigerian dwarf goat on average?

    • A.

      60 cm

    • B.

      70 cm

    • C.

      80 cm

    • D.

      50 cm

    Correct Answer
    A. 60 cm
    Explanation
    On average, a male Nigerian dwarf goat stands at a height of 60 cm. This suggests that the typical height for this breed of goat is around 60 cm.

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  • 10. 

    What are these goats commonly used for?

    • A.

      Milking and companionship

    • B.

      Milking

    • C.

      Eating

    • D.

      As pets exclusively

    Correct Answer
    A. Milking and companionship
    Explanation
    These goats are commonly used for milking and companionship. Milking refers to the process of extracting milk from the goats, which can be consumed or used to make dairy products. Companionship implies that these goats are kept as pets or for their friendly and sociable nature, providing emotional support and companionship to their owners.

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