How Much Do You Know About Sloths?

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How Much Do You Know About Sloths? - Quiz

How much do you know about Sloths? To check your knowledge on the same, take this sloths quiz. Sloths are mammals well-known for their laziness. Along with this characteristic, there is a lot about sloths. Here in this quiz, you can test your knowledge as well as learn several new facts about sloths. Being nocturnal, they are always sleepy during the day. For more data, take the quiz. All the best! Give your 100% for a perfect score on this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What degree can sloths turn their heads?

    • A.

      90

    • B.

      180

    • C.

      270

    • D.

      360

    Correct Answer
    C. 270
    Explanation
    Sloths can turn their heads up to 270 degrees. This means they have the ability to rotate their heads almost three-quarters of a full circle. This flexibility allows them to have a wider field of vision and helps them navigate their surroundings, especially when climbing trees.

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  • 2. 

    How many times a week does a sloth go to the bathroom?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    They have very slow bowel movements.

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  • 3. 

    Sometimes sloths mistake their arms for branches and fall to their deaths.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sloths are really dumb.

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  • 4. 

    The only time a sloth has to worry about predators is when they go down to the ground to poo.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Why can't they just poo from the trees?

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  • 5. 

    Select all that are true.

    • A.

      Sloths can swim 3x faster than they climb.

    • B.

      They can hold their breath for 15 minutes.

    • C.

      10,000 yrs ago, sloths were as big as rhinos.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Sloths can swim 3x faster than they climb.
    C. 10,000 yrs ago, sloths were as big as rhinos.
    Explanation
    Sloths can swim faster than they climb, and they can hold their breath for not 15, not 20, but 40 minutes.

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  • 6. 

    Sloths can starve even when their stomachs are full.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Something to do with their metabolism - that's all I know.

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  • 7. 

    Sloths' diets are ______ which don't give them much energy, which is a factor of why they are so slow.

    Correct Answer
    leaves
    Explanation
    Sloths' diets consist mainly of leaves, which are low in nutritional value and do not provide them with much energy. This lack of energy is one of the reasons why sloths are known for their slow movements.

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  • 8. 

    How many types of sloths are there?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 6
    Explanation
    There are 6 different sloths: pygmy three-toed sloths, maned sloths, pale-throated sloths, brown-throated sloths, linnaeus’s two-toed sloths, and hoffman’s two-toed sloths.

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  • 9. 

    Sloths and ______ are besties.

    Correct Answer
    moths
    Explanation
    Sloths and moths have a unique relationship where moths live in the fur of sloths. The sloths provide a safe habitat and a source of food for the moths, while the moths benefit the sloths by providing camouflage and protection from predators. This mutualistic relationship is often referred to as "besties" or close friends, as they rely on each other for survival.

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