Pitbull Perception

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Pitbull Perception

Test your knowledge to see how well you know this misunderstood breed! Brought to you by the Roots & Shoots group at Roger Williams Park Zoo.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these pictures show a pit bull?
    • A. 
    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    About how many pit bull type breeds are euthanized every year in US shelters?
    • A. 

      1,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      1,000,000

  • 3. 
    A bad temperament is completely the fault of the dog.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    Which celebrities own a pit bull type breed? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Brad Pitt

    • B. 

      Jennifer Aniston

    • C. 

      Norman Reedus

    • D. 

      Serena Williams

  • 5. 
    The pit bull was so respected in the early 1900s that the military chose the image of a pit bull to represent the country's WWI propaganda posters.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Statistically speaking, which is more dangerous - an SUV or a pit bull?
    • A. 

      SUV

    • B. 

      Pit bull

  • 7. 
    Approximately how many different breeds are commonly considered pit bulls?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      85

  • 8. 
    Which characteristics are pit bulls stereotyped to have? Check all that apply. 
    • A. 

      Large body

    • B. 

      Small body

    • C. 

      Slender frame

    • D. 

      Stocky build

    • E. 

      Solid coat color

    • F. 

      Brindle coat pattern

    • G. 

      Floppy ears

    • H. 

      Cropped ears

  • 9. 
    Which of these breeds have or have had negative stereotypes surrounding them? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Mastiff

    • B. 

      German Shepherd

    • C. 

      Rottweiler

  • 10. 
    What can you do to spread the word about pit bull type breeds and the challenges they face? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Share this quiz with your family and friends

    • B. 

      Spread the word about the truth behind many pit bull myths

    • C. 

      When looking for dogs to adopt or foster, consider a pit bull type breed

    • D. 

      Work with a local animal shelter to help with adoption events

    • E. 

      Create your own fundraiser to help out a pit bull rescue organization