Take The Fun Trivia Animal World Quiz!

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Cambronbill3
C
Cambronbill3
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 2463 | Total Attempts: 1,077,468
Questions: 20 | Attempts: 123,172

SettingsSettingsSettings
Take The Fun Trivia Animal World Quiz! - Quiz

Ready to take the animal world quiz? We’re not alone on this planet, and if we were, quite frankly, it would be pretty boring. There is a huge number of species of living organisms on this planet. Some are human-friendly, some do not like to be accompanied by humans. What do you know about the endless supply of species and animals this great world has to offer? Let’s take a look at this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following baby animals uses its hard beak to scrape algae off of rocks?

    • A.

      Beaver

    • B.

      Tadpole

    • C.

      Crane

    • D.

      Duck

    Correct Answer
    B. Tadpole
    Explanation
    Tadpoles are the larval stage of frogs and toads. They have a hard beak-like structure called a keratinous beak that they use to scrape algae off of rocks. This adaptation allows them to feed on algae, which is their primary food source during this stage of their life cycle. Beavers, cranes, and ducks do not have this specialized beak and do not scrape algae off rocks.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    The sand cat is unusual among Asian cats because due to the presence of hair on what part of the body?

    • A.

      Between The Toes

    • B.

      On The Eyelids

    • C.

      Surrounding The Nose

    • D.

      Inside The Ears

    Correct Answer
    A. Between The Toes
    Explanation
    The sand cat is unusual among Asian cats because it has hair between its toes. This feature helps protect the cat's paws from the hot desert sand and allows it to move more easily across the terrain. The hair acts as insulation, preventing the sand from burning the cat's sensitive paw pads. Additionally, the hair between the toes helps the sand cat to grip the sand better, enhancing its agility and hunting abilities in its arid desert habitat.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    How many species of oryx currently exist in the wild?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 4
    Explanation
    There are currently four species of oryx that exist in the wild.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    An aardvark eats almost nothing besides insects, with what notable exception?

    • A.

      Aardvark Cucumber

    • B.

      Aardvark Melon

    • C.

      Aardvark Apple

    • D.

      Aardvark Date

    Correct Answer
    A. Aardvark Cucumber
    Explanation
    Aardvarks eat almost nothing besides insects, but the notable exception is the Aardvark Cucumber. This means that while their diet mainly consists of insects, they also consume Aardvark Cucumbers.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    A female spiny-tailed lizard can lay up to how many eggs at one time?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      60

    • D.

      80

    Correct Answer
    B. 40
    Explanation
    Female spiny-tailed lizards can lay up to 40 eggs at one time. This means that during the breeding season, a female lizard can produce a clutch of 40 eggs, which is the maximum number for this species. This high number of eggs is important for the survival of the species, as it increases the chances of some eggs successfully hatching and producing offspring.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    A fan-tailed raven is about the same size as what other bird?

    • A.

      Peregrine Falcon

    • B.

      Barn Swallow

    • C.

      Common Rook

    • D.

      Carrion Crow

    Correct Answer
    D. Carrion Crow
    Explanation
    A fan-tailed raven is about the same size as a Carrion Crow. Both birds belong to the same family (Corvidae) and have similar body sizes. The Peregrine Falcon is larger than a fan-tailed raven, while the Barn Swallow and Common Rook are smaller in size.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What is the national bird of Sudan?

    • A.

      African Fish Eagle

    • B.

      Scarlet Ibis

    • C.

      Troupial

    • D.

      Secretary Bird

    Correct Answer
    D. Secretary Bird
    Explanation
    The national bird of Sudan is the Secretary Bird. This bird is native to Africa and is known for its distinctive appearance, with long legs and a crest of feathers on its head. It is a large bird of prey that primarily feeds on small mammals and reptiles. The Secretary Bird is highly regarded in Sudan and is chosen as the national bird due to its significance and representation of the country's wildlife and natural heritage.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    What is the primary sense used by a spotted-necked otter to find food?

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Sound

    • C.

      Touch

    • D.

      Smell

    Correct Answer
    A. Sight
    Explanation
    The primary sense used by a spotted-necked otter to find food is sight. Otters have excellent vision, both in and out of water, which allows them to locate and track their prey. They rely on their keen eyesight to spot fish, crustaceans, and other small aquatic animals in their environment. This visual acuity helps them to effectively hunt and catch their prey.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which of the following countries is not home to a population of Persian fallow deer?

    • A.

      Kuwait

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Israel

    • D.

      Iraq

    Correct Answer
    A. Kuwait
    Explanation
    Kuwait is not home to a population of Persian fallow deer. The Persian fallow deer is native to Iran and can also be found in Israel and Iraq. However, there is no known population of Persian fallow deer in Kuwait.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    The Lar Valley Viper is native to which country?

    • A.

      Syria

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Saudi Arabia

    • D.

      Iraq

    Correct Answer
    B. Iran
    Explanation
    The Lar Valley Viper is native to Iran.

    Rate this question:

  • 11. 

    Which species of vulture is also known as a Lammergeier?

    • A.

      Bearded Vulture

    • B.

      Cape Vulture

    • C.

      White-Backed Vulture

    • D.

      Egyptian Vulture

    Correct Answer
    A. Bearded Vulture
    Explanation
    The Bearded Vulture is also known as a Lammergeier.

    Rate this question:

  • 12. 

    What is another name for a giant elephant shrew?

    • A.

      Sengi

    • B.

      Hyrax

    • C.

      Kori

    • D.

      Grevy

    Correct Answer
    A. Sengi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sengi because a giant elephant shrew is commonly referred to as a Sengi. This name is used to describe a group of small mammals that resemble a mix between an elephant and a shrew. The term Sengi is more specific and commonly used to refer to these animals, while the other options (Hyrax, Kori, and Grevy) are not alternate names for a giant elephant shrew.

    Rate this question:

  • 13. 

    Which of the following is not one of the 5 recognized species of a baboon?

    • A.

      Yellow Baboon

    • B.

      Gray-Footed Baboon

    • C.

      Olive Baboon

    • D.

      Guinea Baboon

    Correct Answer
    B. Gray-Footed Baboon
    Explanation
    The Gray-Footed Baboon is not one of the 5 recognized species of a baboon. The other options, Yellow Baboon, Olive Baboon, and Guinea Baboon, are all recognized species of baboons.

    Rate this question:

  • 14. 

    How many pairs of "warts" does a male warthog have on its face?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Zero

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    D. Two
    Explanation
    Male warthogs have two pairs of warts on their face. This means they have a total of four warts, with two on each side of their face. These warts are actually thickened skin and are used for protection during fights with other warthogs. They serve as a form of armor, helping to absorb the impact of blows and protect the warthog's face from injury.

    Rate this question:

  • 15. 

    In the summer, an Addax's coat changes from grayish-brown to what color?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Black

    • C.

      Yellow

    • D.

      Red

    Correct Answer
    A. White
    Explanation
    In the summer, an Addax's coat changes to white. This is an adaptation that helps them blend in with their desert surroundings and provides camouflage from predators. The white color reflects sunlight and helps to keep the animal cool in the hot desert climate. This change in coat color is a common phenomenon among many desert-dwelling animals, allowing them to survive and thrive in their harsh environment.

    Rate this question:

  • 16. 

    What kind of animal is a gundi?

    • A.

      Bird

    • B.

      Mammal

    • C.

      Fish

    • D.

      Insect

    Correct Answer
    B. Mammal
    Explanation
    A gundi is a type of mammal. This can be inferred from the fact that the options provided are bird, mammal, fish, and insect, and the correct answer is mammal. This suggests that a gundi is not a bird, fish, or insect, leaving mammal as the only remaining option.

    Rate this question:

  • 17. 

    What is the average life expectancy of a camel?

    • A.

      40-50 Years

    • B.

      30-40 Years

    • C.

      20-30 Years

    • D.

      50-60 Years

    Correct Answer
    A. 40-50 Years
    Explanation
    Camels have an average life expectancy of 40-50 years. This is determined by various factors such as the camel's habitat, diet, and overall health. Camels are known for their adaptability to harsh desert conditions, which can contribute to their longevity. Additionally, proper care and management practices can also extend their lifespan.

    Rate this question:

  • 18. 

    What is the largest species of wild sheep?

    • A.

      Urial

    • B.

      Dall

    • C.

      Mouflon

    • D.

      Argali

    Correct Answer
    D. Argali
    Explanation
    Argali is the largest species of wild sheep. They are native to the mountainous regions of Central Asia and can be found in countries like Mongolia, China, and Kazakhstan. Argali sheep are known for their impressive size, with males weighing up to 300 pounds and having long, curved horns that can reach up to 6 feet in length. They are well adapted to the harsh mountain environments and are considered a symbol of resilience and endurance.

    Rate this question:

  • 19. 

    What color is the tail of a Goitered gazelle?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Black

    • C.

      Brown

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    B. Black
    Explanation
    The tail of a Goitered gazelle is black.

    Rate this question:

  • 20. 

    Which of the following methods does Wagner's gerbil use to communicate?

    • A.

      Kicking the Ground

    • B.

      Running in a Circle

    • C.

      Hitting Snail Shells

    • D.

      Biting

    Correct Answer
    A. Kicking the Ground
    Explanation
    Wagner's gerbil uses the method of kicking the ground to communicate. This behavior is commonly observed in gerbils as a form of communication with other gerbils in their group or to establish territory. By kicking the ground, gerbils create vibrations that can be sensed by other gerbils, conveying messages such as warnings, aggression, or marking their territory. This method of communication is essential for gerbils to maintain social bonds and establish their dominance within their group.

    Rate this question:

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Mar 22, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Mar 14, 2015
    Quiz Created by
    Cambronbill3
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.