My Zoo Book: Natural Treasures - Test Your Knowledge

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My Zoo Book: Natural Treasures - Test Your Knowledge

Did you read the My Zoo Boo: Natural treasure? Test your knowledge of New Zealand animals in this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the common name of the world’s only mountain parrot?
    • A. 

      Macaw

    • B. 

      African grey

    • C. 

      Kea

    • D. 

      Kakapo

  • 2. 
    What is the current conservation status of the whio, blue duck?
    • A. 

      Vulnerable

    • B. 

      Least concern

    • C. 

      Endangered

    • D. 

      Extinct

  • 3. 
    What is the common name for the tīeke?
    • A. 

      Saddleback

    • B. 

      Brown kiwi

    • C. 

      Orange-fronted kakariki

    • D. 

      Tuatara

  • 4. 
    Which eel species is the biggest freshwater eel in the world?
    • A. 

      Moray eel

    • B. 

      African spiny eel

    • C. 

      New Zealand longfin eel

    • D. 

      Black spotted eel

  • 5. 
    Which flightless and nocturnal bird is native to New Zealand?
    • A. 

      Takahē

    • B. 

      Kiwi

    • C. 

      Pukeko

    • D. 

      Ostrich

  • 6. 
    Which New Zealand animal can survive by taking only one breath and hour?
    • A. 

      New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat

    • B. 

      Chevron skink

    • C. 

      Hector's dolphin

    • D. 

      Tuatara

  • 7. 
    Growing to only 25cm tall, what is the world’s smallest penguin?
    • A. 

      Little penguin

    • B. 

      Gentoo penguin

    • C. 

      Yellow-eyed penguin

    • D. 

      Adélie penguin

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the conservation project helping young wild kiwi get through their first year of life – a time when they are most vulnerable to predators?
    • A. 

      Behind the Scenes Encounters

    • B. 

      Operation Nest Egg

    • C. 

      Auckland Zoo Eco Adventures

    • D. 

      Junior Keeper

  • 9. 
    Which insect native to New Zealand is one of the largest and heaviest insects in the world?
    • A. 

      Giant bush dragonfly

    • B. 

      Goliath stick insect

    • C. 

      Giraffe weevil

    • D. 

      Wētāpunga

  • 10. 
    What is the current conservation status of the Kea?
    • A. 

      Vulnerable

    • B. 

      Least concern

    • C. 

      Endangered

    • D. 

      Extinct