My Zoo Book: Bugs! - Test Your Knowledge

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My Zoo Book: Bugs! - Test Your Knowledge

Did you read the My Zoo Book: Bug edition? Test your buggy knowledge in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which African animal has ears that can close to keep sand out when digging?
    • A. 

      Capybara

    • B. 

      Meerkat

    • C. 

      Hairy nosed wombat

    • D. 

      Asian small-clawed otter

  • 2. 
    How do Jackson’s chameleons catch insects to eat?
    • A. 

      They use their prehensile tail

    • B. 

      They use their opposable toes

    • C. 

      They use their long sticky tongue

    • D. 

      They jump on them

  • 3. 
    Which animal throws their wings open with a hiss to scare off predators?
    • A. 

      An ostrich

    • B. 

      A goliath stick insect

    • C. 

      A brolga

    • D. 

      A New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat

  • 4. 
    Which animal marks its territory by urinating on its hands and spreading the scent?
    • A. 

      Bolivian squirrel monkey

    • B. 

      White rhinoceros

    • C. 

      Meerkat

    • D. 

      Orangutan

  • 5. 
    Auckland Zoo has breed and released 4,000 of what animal onto pest-free islands in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf to ensure the future of this endangered species?
    • A. 

      Little penguin

    • B. 

      Brown kiwi

    • C. 

      Wētāpunga

    • D. 

      Tuatara

  • 6. 
    What is the current conservation status of the Asian small-clawed otter?
    • A. 

      Vulnerable

    • B. 

      Least concern

    • C. 

      Endangered

    • D. 

      Extinct

  • 7. 
    What is another common name for the New Zealand ruru?
    • A. 

      Blue duck

    • B. 

      Kea

    • C. 

      Morepork

    • D. 

      Kiwi

  • 8. 
    How many legs does an Avondale spider have?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    Which animals name means ‘God of ugly things’?
    • A. 

      Vulture

    • B. 

      Wētāpunga

    • C. 

      Baboon

    • D. 

      Tuatara

  • 10. 
    Where might you find a wētāpungas’ ears?
    • A. 

      On the side of its head

    • B. 

      On its bottom

    • C. 

      Its antennae

    • D. 

      On its front legs