What Do You Know About The Angora Goat?

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What Do You Know About The Angora Goat?

It's a domesticated goat which produces crafters and textile industry's lustrous fiber called the mohair. This breed is considered as a direct descendant of the Central Asian breed called the Markhor. How much do you know about this breed? Try and complete our quiz to see if you can get all your answers right.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When were the first Angora goats imported in Europe?
    • A. 

      In 1854

    • B. 

      In 1654

    • C. 

      In 1754

    • D. 

      In 1554

  • 2. 
    When were the first Angora goats imported to Australia?
    • A. 

      In 1900

    • B. 

      In 1850

    • C. 

      In 1832

    • D. 

      In 1840

  • 3. 
    When were they first imported in South Africa
    • A. 

      1860

    • B. 

      1850

    • C. 

      1838

    • D. 

      1840

  • 4. 
    Which region in South Africa is known to produce the most mohair quantity in the world?
    • A. 

      The Western Cape

    • B. 

      Gauteng

    • C. 

      The Karoo

    • D. 

      Mpumalanga

  • 5. 
    When was the Angora goat first introduced to the US?
    • A. 

      In 1839

    • B. 

      In 1850

    • C. 

      In 1852

    • D. 

      In 1849

  • 6. 
    What quantity of mohair can a single Angora Goat produce?
    • A. 

      50 kg per year

    • B. 

      10 kg per year

    • C. 

      Between 4 to 5 kg of hair per year

    • D. 

      Between 6 to 7 kg of hair per year

  • 7. 
    Which countries are known to be the top producers of mohair?
    • A. 

      Turkey and South Africa

    • B. 

      Italy, Argentina, and South Africa

    • C. 

      Turkey, Argentina, the United States, and South Africa

    • D. 

      Turkey and France

  • 8. 
    What's this breed's particularity when it comes to maintenance?
    • A. 

      They like to drink milk

    • B. 

      They like to run after eating

    • C. 

      They have a high nutritional requirement.

    • D. 

      They like to play a lot

  • 9. 
    What are the most important times of the year for the Angora goat breeders? 
    • A. 

      Summer and fall

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Spring and fall

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 10. 
    When is their breeding season?
    • A. 

      From May through April

    • B. 

      From June through August

    • C. 

      From August through January

    • D. 

      From February through March