Cow Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Cow?

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Here is an online cow quiz to check how much do you know about dairy cows? Cows are one of the sweetest animal species in the world. They are very intelligent; their milk is a lifeline for humans and is domesticated for many things, such as; milk, cheese, and other dairy products. This quiz is cow-centered so let's see how well you can score here. Play the quiz and test what do you know about cows. All the best, buddy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one out of the following is not an Indian breed of cow?

    • A.

      The Gir cow.

    • B.

      The Vechur Cow.

    • C.

      The Red Sindhi Cow.

    • D.

      The Belted Galloway.

    • E.

      The Whitebred Shorthorn.

    • F.

      A and B.

    • G.

      B and C.

    • H.

      C and D.

    • I.

      D and E.

    Correct Answer
    I. D and E.
    Explanation
    The Whitebred Shorthorn and the Belted Galloway, both are British breeds. All other breeds mentioned above are Indian.

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  • 2. 

    How many compartments does a cow's stomach have?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    A. Four
    Explanation
    The four compartments of their stomach are: the rumen, the reticulum, the omasum and the abomasum.

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  • 3. 

    Out of the following sub-families of Bovidae, which one cow belongs to?

    • A.

      Antilopinae.

    • B.

      Reduncinae.

    • C.

      Caprinae.

    • D.

      Bovinae.

    Correct Answer
    D. Bovinae.
    Explanation
    Cows are members of the sub-family ‘Bovinae’ of the family ‘Bovidae’. Along with cows, Gazelles, Buffalo, Bison, Antelopes, Sheep and Goat are also the member of this family.

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  • 4. 

    Can cows walk up stairs but not down?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, it's true. Cow’s can’t bend their knees the way they would need to walk down stairs.

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  • 5. 

    What is a young female cow called?

    • A.

      Heifer.

    • B.

      Doe.

    • C.

      Caribou.

    • D.

      Antelope.

    Correct Answer
    A. Heifer.
    Explanation
    A young female cow is called Heifer.

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  • 6. 

    The oldest cow Big Bertha, lived for: 

    • A.

      24 years.

    • B.

      36 years.

    • C.

      48 years.

    • D.

      58 years.

    Correct Answer
    C. 48 years.
    Explanation
    Big Bertha, a Dremon cow, lived up to 48 years. She died 3 months before her 49th birthday in 1993.

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  • 7. 

    Which breed of cows, produces the most milk?

    • A.

      Ayreshire.

    • B.

      Holstein Freisian.

    • C.

      Jersey.

    • D.

      Illawarra.

    Correct Answer
    B. Holstein Freisian.
    Explanation
    Holstein Freisian produces 5500 ltr/lactation which is most of the all cow breeds.

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  • 8. 

    What is an average life-span of domestic Cows unless a miracle happens?

    • A.

      10-13.

    • B.

      13-17.

    • C.

      18-22.

    • D.

      25-30.

    Correct Answer
    C. 18-22.
    Explanation
    Domestic cows can live 18-22 years; however, those raised for dairy rarely live that long, as the average cow is removed from the dairy herd around age four and marketed for beef.

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  • 9. 

    How many recognized breeds of cow are present in the world?

    • A.

      Almost 300.

    • B.

      Around 450.

    • C.

      Over 600 but less than 700.

    • D.

      Over 900 but less than 1000.

    Correct Answer
    D. Over 900 but less than 1000.
    Explanation
    There are estimated to be almost 920 breeds of cow and over 1.3 billion head of cattle present in this world.

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  • 10. 

    The age of a cow can be determined by counting the rings on its horns.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    A. True.
    Explanation
    It's true, you can estimate the age of a cow by counting the rings on his horns.

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