Junior Horse Bowl Team: Horse Science Behavior And Nature, Part 1

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 30

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Horse Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the main function of the horse before World War II?
    • A. 

      To plow fields and plant crops

    • B. 

      Used as a 'war machine'

    • C. 

      To transport people in carriages and wagons to where they wanted to go

    • D. 

      To ride from one place to another

  • 2. 
    Horses had their beginning about 58 million years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which choice shows the stages of evolution of the horse?
    • A. 

      Equus, eohippus; mesohippus

    • B. 

      Mesohippus, equus; eohippus

    • C. 

      Equus; mesohippus; eohippus

    • D. 

      Eohippus; mesohippus; equus

  • 4. 
    How tall was eohippus?
    • A. 

      24 inches

    • B. 

      12 inches

    • C. 

      30 inches

    • D. 

      10 inches

  • 5. 
    Type question here
    • A. 

      Answer option1

    • B. 

      Answer option2

    • C. 

      Answer option3

    • D. 

      Answer option4

  • 6. 
    Check all the boxes which describe Mesohippus:
    • A. 

      24 inches tall

    • B. 

      30 inches tall

    • C. 

      Three toes on each foot

    • D. 

      Long middle toe on each foot

    • E. 

      Short middle toe on each foot

    • F. 

      Was not able to run fast or long distances

    • G. 

      Could run fast for long distances which helped it find food and water

  • 7. 
    The species known as equus had its start in North America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Equus escaped to Asia and Europe during the Ice Age by crossing:
    • A. 

      The land bridge between Alaska and Siberia called the Bering Strait

    • B. 

      The land bridge between California and Russia called the Pacific Bridge

  • 9. 
    Horses lived only in Asia and Europe until they were brought to America by the Spaniards in the 16th century.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    How did the horse develop a great fear of the unusual and what happens to them when they are afraid?
  • 11. 
    The term "eohippus" comes from:
    • A. 

      The Greek word "eos" meaning dawn

    • B. 

      The Anglo Saxon word "hors" meaning horse

    • C. 

      The Latin word "hora" meaning horse

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

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