General Information Quiz On Gerbils

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The average expected lifespan of a gerbil is:
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      3 years

    • C. 

      8 years

    • D. 

      12 years

  • 2. 
    The natural, or "wild type" coloration of a gerbil is:
    • A. 

      Agouti

    • B. 

      Cream

    • C. 

      Spotted

    • D. 

      Blonde

  • 3. 
    For what reason do gerbil engage in "thumping" behavior (where the hind leg are rapidly thumped on the ground)?
    • A. 

      Excitement

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Mating behavior

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following should never be fed?
    • A. 

      Fresh Vegetables

    • B. 

      Commecial seed mix

    • C. 

      Chocolate

    • D. 

      Sunflower seeds

  • 5. 
    Which of the following hould never be used in a gerbil cage?
    • A. 

      Cedar wood shavings

    • B. 

      Aspen wood shavings

    • C. 

      Sand

    • D. 

      Wood pulp

  • 6. 
    Which of the following make good toy for gerbils?
    • A. 

      Wheels

    • B. 

      Cardboard tubes

    • C. 

      Wood to chew and climb on

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the Following is not an appropriate way to pick up a gerbil?
    • A. 

      Gently cup the grebil in your hand

    • B. 

      Gently scoop him or her up with a cup

    • C. 

      By the tip of the tail

    • D. 

      Entice the gerbil onto your hand with a treat

  • 8. 
    True or False.  Gerbils are sociable animals and are better kept as pairs or groups.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False