How Well Do You Know Cats?

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How Well Do You Know Cats? - Quiz

How much do you know about cats? Take this quiz to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cats are part of what animal family?

    • A.

      Canines

    • B.

      Aves

    • C.

      Felines

    • D.

      Rodents

    Correct Answer
    C. Felines
    Explanation
    Cats are part of the feline family. This is because they belong to the biological family Felidae, which includes domestic cats as well as other big and small wild cats such as lions, tigers, and cheetahs. Felines are known for their retractable claws, sharp teeth, and hunting abilities.

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  • 2. 

    Cats only eat meat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Cats will drink milk and eat other dairy products, including eggs, cheese, and plain yogurt. Some cats may even eat soft vegetables, such as cooked corn and beans!

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  • 3. 

    Cats are sometimes known under these names (check all that apply).

    • A.

      Catus

    • B.

      Feline

    • C.

      Calati

    • D.

      Kitty

    • E.

      Malkin

    • F.

      Queen

    • G.

      Tom

    • H.

      Fred

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Catus
    B. Feline
    D. Kitty
    E. Malkin
    F. Queen
    G. Tom
    Explanation
    The given question asks for the names that cats are sometimes known by. The correct answer includes the names "Catus," "Feline," "Kitty," "Malkin," "Queen," and "Tom." These are all names that are commonly used to refer to cats in different contexts and regions. "Catus" is a variation of the word "cat" and is often used in scientific or formal contexts. "Feline" is a term that refers to the cat family in general. "Kitty" is a common informal name for a cat, while "Malkin" is an old-fashioned term. "Queen" and "Tom" are names used to refer to female and male cats, respectively.

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  • 4. 

    A group of cats is called a

    Correct Answer(s)
    Clowder
    Explanation
    A group of cats is called a clowder. This term is used to describe a gathering or collection of cats. It is derived from the Middle English word "clowder," which means a ball of thread or yarn. Just like a tangled ball of yarn, a clowder represents a group of cats that are closely knit together. This term is commonly used to refer to a group of domestic cats living together in a household or a feral cat colony.

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  • 5. 

    Baby cats may be called

    • A.

      Kits

    • B.

      Kittens

    • C.

      Baby cats

    • D.

      Cates

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Kits
    B. Kittens
    C. Baby cats
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kits, Kittens, Baby cats. These are all terms used to refer to baby cats. "Kits" is a term often used in the context of wild or feral cats, while "kittens" is a more general term for baby cats. "Baby cats" is a straightforward and literal term, while "cates" is not a commonly used term for baby cats.

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  • 6. 

    Male cats are normally called

    • A.

      Toms

    • B.

      Freds

    • C.

      Boy cats

    Correct Answer
    A. Toms
    Explanation
    Male cats are normally called "Toms" because this is a commonly used term to refer to adult male cats. It is a short and simple term that is widely recognized and understood in the context of feline terminology. While "Freds" or "Boy cats" could potentially be used to refer to male cats, they are not as commonly used or recognized as "Toms." Therefore, "Toms" is the correct answer in this case.

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  • 7. 

    Female cats are normally called

    • A.

      She-cats

    • B.

      Queens

    • C.

      Girl cats

    Correct Answer
    A. She-cats
    Explanation
    Female cats are normally called "she-cats" because "she" is the pronoun used to refer to females in English. The term "she-cats" is commonly used to distinguish female cats from male cats. While the other options, "queens" and "girl cats", can also be used to refer to female cats, "she-cats" is the most commonly used and straightforward term.

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  • 8. 

    The correct word for a female cat that is pregnant or nursing kittens is

    • A.

      Queen

    • B.

      Princess

    • C.

      Mom

    Correct Answer
    A. Queen
    Explanation
    The correct word for a female cat that is pregnant or nursing kittens is "Queen." This term is commonly used to refer to a female cat in this stage of reproduction. It signifies the importance and regal nature of the mother cat during this time, as she takes on the role of nurturing and caring for her kittens. "Princess" and "Mom" are not typically used to specifically describe a pregnant or nursing cat.

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  • 9. 

    A cats gestation period is

    • A.

      57-69 days

    • B.

      9-10 months

    • C.

      50-90 days

    Correct Answer
    A. 57-69 days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 57-69 days. The gestation period of a cat refers to the time it takes for a cat to be pregnant. This period typically ranges from 57 to 69 days, which means that a cat's pregnancy lasts around 2 months. It is important for cat owners to be aware of this timeframe in order to provide appropriate care and prepare for the arrival of kittens.

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  • 10. 

    Cats hate getting wet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, this is true. Most cats will lick themselves to get clean, because water soaks their fur to their skin and makes them cold. Some large, undomesticated cats, however, do swim. Tigers, for instance, love the water.

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  • 11. 

    How do you think that cat species changed over time? Why? Did this have anything to do with humans? Are cats important to us? Why? If not, were they ever? In what country and era were cats most prominent? How can you tell?

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