Madagascar Trivia Facts: Ultimate Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which animal lives in Madagascar?

    • A.

      Camel

    • B.

      Ape

    • C.

      Lemurs

    • D.

      Elephants

    • E.

      Polar Bear

    Correct Answer
    C. Lemurs
    Explanation
    Lemurs live in Madagascar. Madagascar is known for its unique and diverse wildlife, and lemurs are one of the most iconic animals found on the island. They are a type of primate and are endemic to Madagascar, meaning they are found nowhere else in the world. Lemurs have adapted to various habitats in Madagascar, ranging from rainforests to dry forests, and they come in a variety of sizes and colors. They play a crucial role in the island's ecosystem and are an important symbol of Madagascar's biodiversity.

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  • 2. 

    The _________ is a nocturnal animal that lives in Madagascar?

    Correct Answer
    Aye-aye
    Fossa
    Flying Fox
    Mouse lemur
    Dwarf lemur
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Aye-aye. The Aye-aye is a nocturnal animal that lives in Madagascar.

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  • 3. 

    Where does the Fanaloka live?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      Eastern Madagascar

    • C.

      Western Madagascar

    • D.

      Northern Madagascar

    • E.

      Southern Madagascar

    Correct Answer
    B. Eastern Madagascar
    Explanation
    The Fanaloka is a species of mammal that is native to Madagascar. It is primarily found in the eastern part of the island. This region provides the ideal habitat for the Fanaloka, with its diverse forests and abundance of food sources. The eastern part of Madagascar also has a suitable climate for the Fanaloka's survival. Therefore, it is correct to say that the Fanaloka lives in Eastern Madagascar.

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  • 4. 

    The Narrow Striped mongoose lives in __________ Madagascar.

    Correct Answer
    Western
    Explanation
    The Narrow Striped mongoose lives in Western Madagascar. This suggests that the species is found specifically in the western region of the island of Madagascar.

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  • 5. 

    An Aye-Aye has the ears of a _____ and teeth of a _____.

    • A.

      Bat, mongoose

    • B.

      Lemur, mongoose

    • C.

      Bat, rat

    • D.

      Mongoose, rat

    • E.

      Rat, lemur

    Correct Answer
    C. Bat, rat
    Explanation
    The Aye-Aye is a type of lemur that has distinctive physical features. It has large ears similar to those of a bat, which help it in locating food. Additionally, it has long and sharp teeth like a rat, which it uses to gnaw through tree bark and extract insects.

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  • 6. 

    The Tenrec is found in Madagascar and__________.

    Correct Answer
    Central Africa.
  • 7. 

    How many bird species does Madagascar have?

    • A.

      115

    • B.

      36

    • C.

      87

    • D.

      225

    • E.

      258

    Correct Answer
    E. 258
    Explanation
    Madagascar is known for its rich biodiversity, including its diverse bird species. With a unique ecosystem and isolation from mainland Africa, Madagascar is home to a large number of endemic bird species found nowhere else in the world. The correct answer of 258 reflects the significant number of bird species found in Madagascar, making it a popular destination for birdwatchers and researchers.

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  • 8. 

    __________ are the only amphibians in Madagascar.

    Correct Answer
    Frogs
    Explanation
    Frogs are the only amphibians in Madagascar. This means that there are no other types of amphibians found in Madagascar besides frogs.

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  • 9. 

    What is the largest lemur in Madagascar?

    • A.

      Dwarf lemur

    • B.

      Black lemur

    • C.

      Bamboo lemur

    • D.

      Indri

    • E.

      Mouse lemur

    Correct Answer
    D. Indri
    Explanation
    The Indri is the largest lemur species in Madagascar. It can reach up to 3 feet in height and weigh around 20 pounds. They are known for their distinctive black and white fur and their loud, haunting calls that can be heard from long distances. The Indri is a critically endangered species and is found only in the eastern rainforests of Madagascar. They are herbivores and spend most of their time in the trees, feeding on leaves, fruits, and flowers.

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  • 10. 

    The most noticable thing about black lemurs is the difference between __________.

    Correct Answer
    gender
    Explanation
    The most noticeable thing about black lemurs is the difference between gender.

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