A Quiz On Cat Behavior! Trivia

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A Quiz On Cat Behavior! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Cats will live in social groups known as pride when there is a source of food nearby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the main advantage of cats living in pride?
    • A. 

      More efficient hunting

    • B. 

      More successful reproduction

    • C. 

      More successful with rearing kittens

    • D. 

      Warmth

  • 3. 
    Cats prefer eating what?
    • A. 

      Possums

    • B. 

      Small mammals

    • C. 

      Reptiles

    • D. 

      Birds

    • E. 

      Insects

  • 4. 
    The cat is a super predator in NZ which means?
    • A. 

      The cat is a really good predator

    • B. 

      The cat catches the most prey

    • C. 

      The cat if removed will cause small mammal numbers to rise and thus negatively impact on the native bird live even further

    • D. 

      The cat controls a lot of the native bird live and if the cat is removed then small mammals will have a hard time maintaining the bird live and numbers will get out of control

  • 5. 
    The Stephen Island Wren and the Little Barrier Snipe are now extinct because of cats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following is not a reason for a species to be greatly impacted by cats as a predator?
    • A. 

      If it has evolved without the predation from mammals

    • B. 

      If the species is rare

    • C. 

      If the species has poor reproductive capacity

    • D. 

      Large prey are impacted more than smaller prey

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a predator in NZ?
    • A. 

      Cat

    • B. 

      Pig

    • C. 

      Stoat

    • D. 

      Rabbit

    • E. 

      Weasel

    • F. 

      Ferrets

    • G. 

      Hedgehogs

    • H. 

      Rats

    • I. 

      Mice

  • 8. 
    Predation has more of an impact on wildlife than habitat destruction does.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Cats
    • A. 

      Sit and leap

    • B. 

      Stalk and rush

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a contributing factor in a cat returning to a previous house?
    • A. 

      If the cat was a indoor cat previously

    • B. 

      If there are other cats in the new community

    • C. 

      If the cat is a hunter

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are reasons for marking?
    • A. 

      Territorial

    • B. 

      Anxiety

    • C. 

      Substrate aversion

    • D. 

      Sexual advertisement

    • E. 

      Changes in the environment

    • F. 

      Passive aggression

    • G. 

      Location preference

    • H. 

      Other cats

    • I. 

      Illness

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are signs that a cat is anxious and thus used to determine whether the marking is due to anxiety or territorial reasons?
    • A. 

      Displacement behaviours

    • B. 

      More active when approached by other cats

    • C. 

      Bold, confident cat

    • D. 

      Scanning environment

    • E. 

      Nervous in new environment

  • 13. 
    It is ok to punish cats that are spraying for territorial or sexual reasons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False