How Well Do You Know Your Big Cats?

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How Well Do You Know Your Big Cats?

Happy Big Cat Week! Take this short quiz to test your knowledge of big cats. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The number of wild lions is decreasing rapidly due to:  
    • A. 

      Habitat loss

    • B. 

      Conflicts with humans

    • C. 

      Trophy hunting

    • D. 

      The international trade in lion parts

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
     Which is the largest of all the big cats?
    • A. 

      Lion

    • B. 

      Tiger

    • C. 

      Cheetah

    • D. 

      Leopard

  • 3. 
    The belief that tiger parts have medicinal properties is widespread in Asia, despite the lack of scientific evidence to back up these claims. Even though all international trade in tiger parts is illegal and there has been a domestic ban on trade in China since 1993, there are still tiger farms across the country that breed these big cats for profit. How many tigers are estimated to be held in captivity on these farms?
    • A. 

      100 - 500

    • B. 

      500 - 1,000

    • C. 

      1,000 - 5,000

    • D. 

      5,000 - 10, 000

  • 4. 
    It is well known that cheetahs are the fastest of the land mammals. How long does it take for a cheetah to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour?
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      3 seconds

    • C. 

      6 seconds

    • D. 

      10 seconds

  • 5. 
    Which of the big cats is the strongest climber? They are able to carry prey twice their own weight up a tree!
    • A. 

      Tiger

    • B. 

      Leopard

    • C. 

      Cheetah

    • D. 

      Mountain Lion

  • 6. 
    In South Africa, thousands of lions are kept under unnatural and inhumane conditions in captive breeding facilities to supply the growing trophy hunting industry. Which country is the largest importer of lion trophies?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Australia

    • E. 

      Canada

  • 7. 
    Lions used to be found in the wild throughout Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Southwest Asia, in almost all habitat types. Today, however, their populations have declined so much that they are found exclusively in sub-Saharan Africa, with only one small population still located in what country?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Romania

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