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  • 1. 

    What small dog was bred in Yorkshire, England to help control rats in the clothing mills?

    • A.

      Australian Cattle Dog

    • B.

      Great Dane

    • C.

      Yorkshire Terrier

    • D.

      German Shepherd

    Correct Answer
    C. Yorkshire Terrier
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Yorkshire Terrier. This small dog breed was specifically bred in Yorkshire, England to assist in rat control in the clothing mills. Their small size and agility made them ideal for this task, as they could easily navigate the tight spaces where rats would hide.

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  • 2. 

    What is the country of origin of the Australian Silky Terrier?

    • A.

      Columbia

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Afghanistan

    • D.

      Israel

    Correct Answer
    B. Australia
    Explanation
    The Australian Silky Terrier is a breed of dog that originated in Australia. This breed is known for its silky, blue and tan coat, and its small size. The name itself suggests that it is from Australia, so it is logical to conclude that the country of origin of the Australian Silky Terrier is indeed Australia.

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  • 3. 

    What is the country of origin of the rare Artois Hound or "Chien d'Artois"?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Mali

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Libya

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    The rare Artois Hound or "Chien d'Artois" is originally from France.

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  • 4. 

    Because Lhasa Apsos are thought to bring good luck, what are they sometimes called?

    • A.

      Leprechauns

    • B.

      Mop Dogs

    • C.

      Lucky Lhasas

    • D.

      Lion Dogs

    Correct Answer
    C. Lucky Lhasas
    Explanation
    Lhasa Apsos are sometimes called "Lucky Lhasas" because they are believed to bring good luck. This nickname reflects the cultural belief that these dogs possess positive qualities and can bring fortune to their owners.

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  • 5. 

    The breed standard of the Lhasa Apso states that the dog should have dark brown eyes and what color nose?

    • A.

      Pink

    • B.

      White

    • C.

      Russet

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Black
    Explanation
    The breed standard of the Lhasa Apso states that the dog should have dark brown eyes, which suggests that the eyes should be a prominent feature and have a specific color. Therefore, the nose color should also be mentioned in the breed standard. Since the answer is "Black," it can be inferred that the Lhasa Apso should have a black nose according to the breed standard.

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  • 6. 

    In what Himalayan country did the Lhasa Apso originate?

    • A.

      Belgium

    • B.

      Tibet

    • C.

      Bolivia

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    B. Tibet
    Explanation
    The Lhasa Apso, a small dog breed with a long and dense coat, originated in Tibet. This breed is named after the capital city of Tibet, Lhasa. The Lhasa Apso was originally bred as a watchdog for Tibetan monasteries and palaces, and its long and flowing coat helped protect it from the harsh Himalayan climate. Today, Lhasa Apsos are known for their loyalty, intelligence, and independent nature.

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  • 7. 

    What dog was bred as an interior sentinel to alert the monks when someone entered the Buddhist Monastery?

    • A.

      Lhasa Apso

    • B.

      German Shepherd

    • C.

      Golden Doodle

    • D.

      Giant Schnauzer

    Correct Answer
    A. Lhasa Apso
    Explanation
    The Lhasa Apso was bred as an interior sentinel to alert the monks when someone entered the Buddhist Monastery. This breed was specifically developed for this purpose and has a keen sense of hearing and a protective nature. The Lhasa Apso's small size and alertness made it the perfect dog for this role, as it could easily navigate the interior of the monastery and quickly alert the monks to any intruders.

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  • 8. 

    What is listed as the country of origin of the Russian Black Terrier?

    • A.

      U.S.S.R.

    • B.

      Argentina

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      Columbia

    Correct Answer
    A. U.S.S.R.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is U.S.S.R. The Russian Black Terrier originated in the U.S.S.R., which was a country that existed from 1922 to 1991. This breed was developed by the Soviet military and was primarily used as a working and guard dog. It is known for its strength, intelligence, and protective nature.

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  • 9. 

    What color is standard for the Black and Tan Coonhound?

    • A.

      Brindled

    • B.

      White With Black Markings

    • C.

      Black And Tan

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    C. Black And Tan
    Explanation
    The standard color for the Black and Tan Coonhound is black and tan. This means that the dog's coat is primarily black with tan markings on the face, chest, and legs. Black and Tan Coonhounds are known for their distinctive coloration, which helps them blend in with their surroundings while hunting.

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  • 10. 

    What is the country of origin of the Petit Basset Griffon VendTen?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Norway

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Columbia

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    The country of origin of the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen is France.

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  • 11. 

    What breed is used as detection dogs in the Beagle Brigade of the United States Department of Agriculture?

    • A.

      Bouvier des Flandres

    • B.

      Beagles

    • C.

      Yorkshire Terrier

    • D.

      Welsh Corgi

    Correct Answer
    B. Beagles
    Explanation
    Beagles are used as detection dogs in the Beagle Brigade of the United States Department of Agriculture. Beagles are known for their excellent sense of smell and tracking abilities, making them ideal for detecting prohibited agricultural products at airports and other ports of entry. Their small size and friendly nature also make them well-suited for interacting with travelers while performing their duties.

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  • 12. 

    What is the life expectancy of a Beagle?

    • A.

      18-24 Years

    • B.

      2-3 Years

    • C.

      10-13 Years

    • D.

      4-6 Years

    Correct Answer
    C. 10-13 Years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10-13 Years. Beagles have an average life expectancy of 10-13 years. This breed is generally known for its good health and longevity. However, factors such as genetics, diet, exercise, and overall care can also influence the lifespan of a Beagle. Providing proper veterinary care, a balanced diet, regular exercise, and a loving environment can help ensure that a Beagle lives a long and healthy life.

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  • 13. 

    Beagles are closely related to what other scenthound?

    • A.

      Golden Doodle

    • B.

      Lhasa Apso

    • C.

      Foxhound

    • D.

      Yorkshire Terrier

    Correct Answer
    C. Foxhound
    Explanation
    Beagles are closely related to Foxhounds. Both Beagles and Foxhounds are scenthounds, which means they have a strong sense of smell and are often used for tracking scents. They share similar characteristics and traits, such as their ability to track and hunt, as well as their overall appearance. This close relationship between Beagles and Foxhounds is due to their shared ancestry and common purpose in hunting and tracking scents.

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  • 14. 

    What is the standard color of the Black Russian Terrier?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Tan

    • C.

      White

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Black
    Explanation
    The standard color of the Black Russian Terrier is black. This breed is known for its dense, wiry black coat, which is one of its defining characteristics. The black color is desired and recognized as the standard color for this particular breed.

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  • 15. 

    Because it was bred as a working dog, what does the Russian Black Terrier need in order to be happy?

    • A.

      Vitamins

    • B.

      A Groomer

    • C.

      A Nice Collar

    • D.

      A Job

    Correct Answer
    D. A Job
    Explanation
    The Russian Black Terrier needs a job in order to be happy because it was bred as a working dog. This breed is known for its intelligence and high energy levels, and without a job or purpose, they can become bored and restless. Providing them with tasks or activities that stimulate their mind and utilize their physical abilities will help fulfill their natural instincts and keep them mentally and physically satisfied.

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