Hamsters Quiz

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Hamsters Quiz

Coverage : Hamsters are adorable little creatures that are fast becoming very popular pets all over the world. Take this quiz on hamsters and see how much you know about them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hamsters are:
    • A. 

      Felids

    • B. 

      Rodents

    • C. 

      Pests

    • D. 

      Aves

  • 2. 
    Hamsters belong to the family:
    • A. 

      Cricetidae

    • B. 

      Soricidae

    • C. 

      Muridae

    • D. 

      Caviidae

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Golden Hamster

    • B. 

      Winter White Hamster

    • C. 

      Chinese Hamster

    • D. 

      Roborovski Hamster

  • 4. 
    How many years can hamsters live in captivity?
    • A. 

      2 to 3 years

    • B. 

      4 to 5 years

    • C. 

      6 to 7 years

    • D. 

      8 to 9 years

  • 5. 
    Which variety of hamster is sold by pet shops as the very popular ‘Teddy bear’ hamster?
    • A. 

      Turkish Hamster

    • B. 

      Dwarf Russian Hamster

    • C. 

      Syrian Hamster

    • D. 

      European Hamster

  • 6. 
    Which of the following things pertaining to hamsters are untrue?
    • A. 

      The sex of hamster babies depends on the temperature conditions during the mother’s pregnancy

    • B. 

      Hamsters can sing tunes if trained

    • C. 

      Hamsters can respond to their names and come when called

    • D. 

      Hamsters can recognize their kin

  • 7. 
    Black bear hamsters are a breed of hamsters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which is the smallest breed of hamsters from the following list?
    • A. 

      Golden Hamsters

    • B. 

      Russian Dwarf Hamsters

    • C. 

      Chinese Hamsters

    • D. 

      Roborovski Hamsters

  • 9. 
    In which year were hamsters first kept as pets in the UK?
    • A. 

      1911

    • B. 

      1931

    • C. 

      1951

    • D. 

      1971

  • 10. 
    What can hamsters do from the following?
    • A. 

      They can crinkle their snouts adoringly

    • B. 

      They can roll into fur-balls

    • C. 

      They make lovely squeaky noises

    • D. 

      They can stuff their cheeks with food

  • 11. 
    Which, of the following, are the most recently developed breed of hamsters?
    • A. 

      Ladak Hamster

    • B. 

      Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster

    • C. 

      Mongolian Hamster

    • D. 

      Armenian Hamster