German - Less Common Animals

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German - Less Common Animals - Quiz

How well do you know the names in German for less common animals? Here is a little test to help you build your German vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Frog

    • A.

      Der Krebbs

    • B.

      Der Frosch

    • C.

      Der Affe

    • D.

      Der Lurch

    Correct Answer
    B. Der Frosch
    Explanation
    The given answer "der Frosch" is correct because it is the German word for "frog". The other options, "der Krebbs" (the crab), "der Affe" (the monkey), and "der Lurch" (the amphibian), do not correspond to the word "frog" in German.

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  • 2. 

    Goat

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Das Schaf

    • C.

      Die Ziege

    • D.

      Die Zecke

    Correct Answer
    C. Die Ziege
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "die Ziege" because it is the German word for "goat". The other options, "die Robbe" means "seal", "das Schaf" means "sheep", and "die Zecke" means "tick", which are all different animals and not the correct translation for "goat".

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  • 3. 

    Donkey

    • A.

      Der Esel

    • B.

      Die Ente

    • C.

      Der Adler

    • D.

      Die Zecke

    Correct Answer
    A. Der Esel
    Explanation
    The word "donkey" is translated to "der Esel" in German.

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  • 4. 

    Pigeon

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Taube

    • C.

      Der Adler

    • D.

      Der Affe

    Correct Answer
    B. Die Taube
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "die Taube" because "Taube" is the German word for "pigeon". The other options, "die Robbe" (seal), "der Adler" (eagle), and "der Affe" (monkey), do not refer to pigeons.

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  • 5. 

    Eagle

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Schildkröte

    • C.

      Der Affe

    • D.

      Der Adler

    Correct Answer
    D. Der Adler
    Explanation
    The word "eagle" in German is "der Adler". The other options provided in the question are "die Robbe" (the seal), "die Schildkröte" (the turtle), and "der Affe" (the monkey), which are all incorrect. Therefore, the correct answer is "der Adler".

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  • 6. 

    Turtle

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Zecke

    • C.

      Der Lurch

    • D.

      Die Schildkröte

    Correct Answer
    D. Die Schildkröte
    Explanation
    The word "turtle" in German is "Schildkröte". The other options listed are "die Robbe" (the seal), "die Zecke" (the tick), and "der Lurch" (the amphibian). However, only "die Schildkröte" corresponds to the word "turtle".

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  • 7. 

    Ant

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Ameise

    • C.

      Der Käfer

    • D.

      Die Zecke

    Correct Answer
    B. Die Ameise
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "die Ameise" because it is the only option that refers to an ant. The other options include "die Robbe" (the seal), "der Käfer" (the beetle), and "die Zecke" (the tick), which are all different types of insects or animals. Therefore, "die Ameise" is the most appropriate answer in this context.

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  • 8. 

    Caterpillar

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Raupe

    • C.

      Der Lurch

    • D.

      Der Papagei

    Correct Answer
    B. Die Raupe
    Explanation
    The word "caterpillar" is translated to "die Raupe" in German. The other options "die Robbe" (the seal), "der Lurch" (the amphibian), and "der Papagei" (the parrot) do not correspond to the word "caterpillar". Therefore, the correct answer is "die Raupe".

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  • 9. 

    Peacock

    • A.

      Der Pfau

    • B.

      Der Strauß

    • C.

      Der Käfer

    • D.

      Die Zecke

    Correct Answer
    A. Der Pfau
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "der Pfau" because it is the only option that translates to "peacock" in German. The other options "der Strauß" means "ostrich," "der Käfer" means "beetle," and "die Zecke" means "tick." Therefore, "der Pfau" is the most appropriate translation for "peacock" in this context.

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  • 10. 

    Spider

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Die Spinne

    • C.

      Der Käfer

    • D.

      Der Affe

    Correct Answer
    B. Die Spinne
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "die Spinne" because in German, the word "Spinne" translates to "spider".

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  • 11. 

    Ostrich

    • A.

      Der Käfer

    • B.

      Der Lurch

    • C.

      Das Kriechtier

    • D.

      Der Strauß

    Correct Answer
    D. Der Strauß
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "der Strauß" because it is the only option that refers to an ostrich. The other options are "der Käfer" (beetle), "der Lurch" (amphibian), and "das Kriechtier" (reptile), which do not match the given word "ostrich".

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  • 12. 

    Parrot 

    • A.

      Der Hai

    • B.

      Der Papagei

    • C.

      Das Kriechtier

    • D.

      Die Eidechse

    Correct Answer
    B. Der Papagei
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "der Papagei" because "der" is the masculine article in German, and "Papagei" means parrot. Therefore, "der Papagei" translates to "the parrot" in English.

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  • 13. 

    Shark 

    • A.

      Der Hai

    • B.

      Die Zecke

    • C.

      Das Kriechtier

    • D.

      Die Eidechse

    Correct Answer
    A. Der Hai
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "der Hai" because "der" is the masculine definite article in German, and "Hai" is the word for shark. In German, nouns have grammatical gender, and "Hai" is a masculine noun. Therefore, it is correct to use "der" before "Hai" in this context.

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  • 14. 

    Owl 

    • A.

      Die Eule

    • B.

      Die Garnele

    • C.

      Der Krake

    • D.

      Die Eidechse

    Correct Answer
    A. Die Eule
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "die Eule" because "Eule" is the German word for "owl". The other options listed are "die Garnele" (shrimp), "der Krake" (octopus), and "die Eidechse" (lizard), which are not related to owls.

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  • 15. 

    Squirrel

    • A.

      Die Robbe

    • B.

      Das Eichhörnchen

    • C.

      Das Säugetier

    • D.

      Die Zecke

    Correct Answer
    B. Das Eichhörnchen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "das Eichhörnchen" because it is the only option that translates to "squirrel" in German. The other options are "die Robbe" (seal), "das Säugetier" (mammal), and "die Zecke" (tick), which do not refer to a squirrel.

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