La: Hamsters, Chinchillas

42 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
La: Hamsters, Chinchillas

Slide 26-Slide 49


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Mesocricetus auratus

    • B. 

      Mesothelius auratus

    • C. 

      Hamsterificus terrificus

    • D. 

      Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titlandus

  • 2. 
    Female hamsters are _____ and _____ than their male counterparts. 
    • A. 

      Larger, more aggressive

    • B. 

      Smaller, more gentle

    • C. 

      Larger, more furry

    • D. 

      Smaller, more fuzzy

  • 3. 
    Mushu the hamster is a marine in training. He was paratrooped onto a desert island. What do you think he did for the next week?
    • A. 

      He burrowed and hoarded

    • B. 

      He ate his poop

    • C. 

      He slept all night and ran around all day

    • D. 

      He made himself a wheel from wood, vines and snake skin

  • 4. 
    ______ are more prominent in male hamsters.
    • A. 

      Flank glands

    • B. 

      Harderian glands

    • C. 

      Lacrimal glands

    • D. 

      Chestnut glands

  • 5. 
    Hamsters are ______ and mostly active during the ____.
    • A. 

      Omnivores, night

    • B. 

      Herbivores, day

    • C. 

      Granivores, dawn

    • D. 

      Insectivores, dusk

  • 6. 
    Which statement is correct about hamster urine?
    • A. 

      High pH, turbid/cloudy

    • B. 

      Low pH, clear

    • C. 

      Neutral pH, mildly turbid

    • D. 

      Hemolyzed, lipemic, heparinized, foul odour, bright green, full of aliens

  • 7. 
    What type of intestinal flora do hamsters primarily have?
    • A. 

      Gram positive

    • B. 

      Gram negative

    • C. 

      They don't have any intestinal flora

    • D. 

      E-coli

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      He will awaken in an agitated, aggressive sate, and very likely bite you.

    • B. 

      He will remain asleep as he tends to sleep like a log.

    • C. 

      He will awaken, turn into a dragon, then eat you.

    • D. 

      If you poke the right spot he will giggle.

  • 9. 
    Can you scruff a hamster?
    • A. 

      Yes. But you can also gently pick it up in the palm of your hand.

    • B. 

      Not at all! Only pick up in the palm of your hand.

    • C. 

      Yes, in fact that's the only way to restrain a hamster.

    • D. 

      How should I know? I'm going into large animal.

  • 10. 
    Mimi the female hamster just had her litter a couple of hours ago! What should you do next?
    • A. 

      I should not disturb Mimi for the next 7 days at least.

    • B. 

      I should assist Mimi in tending to her neonatal fluffies.

    • C. 

      I should visit Mimi every day to make sure she's not eating her kids.

    • D. 

      I should go tell Mimi's husband the good news !! (it's either Jojo, Mushu or Rori, not too sure)

  • 11. 
    Select the routinely used blood collection sites in a hamster. 
    • A. 

      Lateral saphenous (tarsal vein)

    • B. 

      Jugular

    • C. 

      Lingual

    • D. 

      Cardiac

    • E. 

      Retroorbial sinus

  • 12. 
    Retroorbital sinus is generally an approved blood collection site in hamsters. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Oral medications can be placed in the cheek pouch of a hamster. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    L. intracellularis causes _______ in hamsters. It comes along with lethargy, weight loss, ________, severe depression, and sudden death (within 3 days). 
    • A. 

      Wet tail, profuse watery diarrhea

    • B. 

      Dry tail, incredible constipation

    • C. 

      Tyzzer's disease, BM score 6

    • D. 

      Intracellular disease, cells eating each other (hunger games)

  • 15. 
    What do hamsters and gerbils have in common?
    • A. 

      Tyzzer's disease and salmonella

    • B. 

      Tyzzer's disease and pneumonia

    • C. 

      Salmonella and enterotoxemia

    • D. 

      They're both tiny, fuzzy and cute?

  • 16. 
    What is LCM?
    • A. 

      Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus

    • B. 

      Lymphadenitis Choriomeninngitis Virus

    • C. 

      Least Common Multiple

    • D. 

      Will you stop with these acronyms already?

  • 17. 
    Lymphocytic chriomeningitis Virus is shed in ______ and generally _______ in hamsters. It's a zoonotic. 
    • A. 

      Urine, asymptomatic

    • B. 

      Feces, asymptomatic

    • C. 

      Urine, very contagious

    • D. 

      Feces, fatal

  • 18. 
    What do hamsters and guinea pigs have in common? 
    • A. 

      Antibiotic sensitivity

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Malcocclusion

    • D. 

      They love poop

  • 19. 
    Clinical signs of pneumonia in hamsters includes respiratory distress, ______, ______ and anorexia. 
    • A. 

      Ocular discharge, depression

    • B. 

      Nasal discharge, ocular discharge

    • C. 

      Active productive sneezing, ocular discharge

    • D. 

      Renal failure, megaesophagus

  • 20. 
    Scientific name of the chinchilla!
    • A. 

      Chinchilla langier

    • B. 

      Chinchillus laundrius

    • C. 

      Pearsonema plica

    • D. 

      Chihuahua langier

  • 21. 
    Chinchillas are _______and _________. 
    • A. 

      Monogastric herbivores, cecal fermenters

    • B. 

      Monogastric omnivores, hindgut fermenters

    • C. 

      Insectivores, stomach fermenters

    • D. 

      Cheerful, cuddly

  • 22. 
    What do chinchillas ALWAYS NEED ?
    • A. 

      Dust bath

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Their morning Caramel Latte

    • D. 

      Milk bath

  • 23. 
    Charlie the chinchilla went to his nutritionist in order to find the best diet for his lifestyle. What did she recommend? 
    • A. 

      High-quality grass hay, with the occasional fresh clean fruits and vegetables

    • B. 

      High protein, high fat, and high carb chinchilla kibble

    • C. 

      Grasshoppers 3 times a week

    • D. 

      Dust. Lots and lost of dust. Yum.

  • 24. 
    Chinchillas are typically fed _______ per day, and drink _______ water per day. 
    • A. 

      20-30g, 20-40 mL

    • B. 

      20-30g, 20-30 mL

    • C. 

      10-20g, 10-15 mL

    • D. 

      10-30g, 40-50mL

  • 25. 
    Charlie the chinchilla applied for a job and got himself an interview! While preparing for his job interview, he wondered what he should say if they ask him about his best skills. 
    • A. 

      Climbing, jumping, hiding.

    • B. 

      Multitasking, team-work, interpersonal relation

    • C. 

      Climbing, burrowing, dusting

    • D. 

      Hiding, jumping, hoarding

  • 26. 
    What do chinchillas and guinea pigs have in common?
    • A. 

      Their intense love for poop

    • B. 

      Their intense ability to jump

    • C. 

      Their intense need for a dust bath

    • D. 

      Nothing.

  • 27. 
    Chinchillas prefer a cooler setting of around _____.
    • A. 

      15-22 C

    • B. 

      10-15 C

    • C. 

      20-25 C

    • D. 

      -25 C with a windchill of -45

  • 28. 
    How many techs does it take to handle a chinchilla for technical procedures?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      None. It has to be the vet.

  • 29. 
    What's wrong with Kiki the female chinchilla? Charlie tried to mate with her but she was like....impossible !
    • A. 

      Vaginal closure. Maybe Charlie should wait for her to be in estrus.

    • B. 

      She already mated with Humphrey and she plans to stick to one guy,

    • C. 

      She's probably got metritis or vaginitis

    • D. 

      Vaginal closure. Maybe Charlie should wait for her to be in proestrus.

  • 30. 
    Female chinchillas tend to eat ______ after giving birth.
    • A. 

      Their placenta

    • B. 

      Their young

    • C. 

      Their poop

    • D. 

      Their toes

  • 31. 
    It is preferable to administer medication to chinchillas _______.
    • A. 

      Orally

    • B. 

      IV

    • C. 

      IP

    • D. 

      SubQ

  • 32. 
    Sq injection in chinchilla.
    • A. 

      5-10 mL, scruff, back

    • B. 

      5-10 mL, flank, back

    • C. 

      10-15 mL, scruff

    • D. 

      You can't do those in chinchillas.

  • 33. 
    IM injection in chinchillas.
    • A. 

      0.3 mL, quadricepts, posterior thigh

    • B. 

      0.3 mL, pectorals

    • C. 

      0.5 mL, quadriceps

    • D. 

      0.5 mL, epaxial

  • 34. 
    IP injection in chinchillas.
    • A. 

      10-15 mL, lower abdominal quadrant

    • B. 

      10-15 mL, upper abdominal quadrant

    • C. 

      10-25 mL, lower abdominal quadrant

    • D. 

      15-20 mL, upper abdominal quadrant

  • 35. 
    IV injection in chinchillas. 
    • A. 

      1 mL, slowly, saphenous, cephalic

    • B. 

      1 mL, rapidly, saphenous, cephalic

    • C. 

      1 mL, slowly, femoral, jugular

    • D. 

      You can't do those in chinchillas.

  • 36. 
    Select the blood collection sites of chinchillas. 
    • A. 

      Jugular (2-3 mL)

    • B. 

      Cranial vena cava (2-3 mL)

    • C. 

      Cephalic (1 mL)

    • D. 

      Saphenous (1 mL)

    • E. 

      Tail vein (1 mL)

    • F. 

      Cardiac (Terminal)

  • 37. 
    A chinchilla in pain/distress will exhibit weight loss, _______, perineal staining, dull hair coat and eyes, _______, and ______.
    • A. 

      Anorexia, lethargy, excessive salivation

    • B. 

      Anorexia, diarrhea, lethargy

    • C. 

      Dermatitis, lethargy, pruirits

    • D. 

      Inappetance, PU/PD, vomiting

  • 38. 
    Charlie the chinchilla is sick! He is retching, drooling, has dyspnea, anorexia, and a swollen abdomen. What's wrong with him?
    • A. 

      Choke and bloat

    • B. 

      Swish and flick

    • C. 

      Choke and gloat

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 39. 
    How do we treat choke and bloat?
    • A. 

      Decompress abdomen

    • B. 

      You swish and flick it away !

    • C. 

      Oxygen and fluids

    • D. 

      Euthanasia

  • 40. 
    Alopecia in chinchillas could be possibly caused by ______.
    • A. 

      Ringworm

    • B. 

      Demodex

    • C. 

      Trixacarus caviae

    • D. 

      Tapeworm

  • 41. 
    What does fur ring do to the penis of a chinchilla?
    • A. 

      Creates a ring of fur and prevents penis from retracting into the prepuce

    • B. 

      Causes an inflammation to the prepuce, preventing the penis from retracting

    • C. 

      Nothing. Dafuq are you talking about?

    • D. 

      Eternal boner.

  • 42. 
    How do you treat fur ring?
    • A. 

      Lubricate and remove by cutting ring or roll it off

    • B. 

      Cut the ring off surgically

    • C. 

      Antibiotics

    • D. 

      You can't. It's over, Charlie....