Guinea Pigs And Chinchillas

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Large rodents tend to be...
    • A. 

      Monogastric herbivores

    • B. 

      Hindgut fermenters

    • C. 

      Omnivorous

    • D. 

      Monogastric omnivores

  • 2. 
    The teeth of large rodents grow continuously. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Large rodents are best.....
    • A. 

      In pairs or small groups

    • B. 

      In a large group

    • C. 

      Totally alone

    • D. 

      With another intact rodent of the opposite sex

  • 4. 
    Guinea pigs do not tolerate...
    • A. 

      Changes in diet or environment

    • B. 

      Restraint

    • C. 

      The company of other guinea pigs

    • D. 

      Messy cages

  • 5. 
    Guinea pig gestation period.
    • A. 

      2 months

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      3 months

  • 6. 
    Guinea pigs are weaned by...
    • A. 

      2-3 weeks

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      4 weeks

    • D. 

      10 days

  • 7. 
    Guinea pigs may be able to breed by 3 weeks of age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why are wire bottom cage a problem for guinea pigs?
    • A. 

      Foot problems

    • B. 

      Food will fall out of the cage

    • C. 

      Bad for defecation

    • D. 

      It makes the cage more messy

  • 9. 
    The most essential vitamin for guinea pigs iiiiis....?
    • A. 

      Vit C

    • B. 

      Vit D

    • C. 

      Vit E

    • D. 

      Vit B

  • 10. 
    Guinea pigs need ____ of Vit C for daily maintenance. If they're sick, they may need as much as ____.
    • A. 

      10+mg/kg/day, 100mg/kg/day

    • B. 

      100mg/kg/day, 150mg/kg/day

    • C. 

      15+mg/kg/day, 100mg/kg/day

    • D. 

      15+mg/kg/day, 150mg/kg/day

  • 11. 
    Vitamine C deficiency may cause.... (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Scurvy

    • B. 

      Joint illness

    • C. 

      Damage to the gums and teeth

    • D. 

      Bladder calculi

    • E. 

      Malocclusion problems

  • 12. 
    Pellets contain a sufficient amount of Vit C for the needs of guinea pigs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Excess _____ contributes to bladder calculi.
    • A. 

      Calcium/Vit D

    • B. 

      Calcium/Vit E

    • C. 

      Vit C/Vit D

    • D. 

      Oxalates/Vit D

  • 14. 
    Oxalates are preferably given in low amounts to guinea pigs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    How do you sex guinea pigs?
    • A. 

      Females have a Y-shaped opening, while males have a slit-like opening with prominent testes (penis may be extruded).

    • B. 

      Anogenital distance

    • C. 

      Check the male for a scrotum and penis

    • D. 

      The male's penis is located centrallyon the ventral side.

  • 16. 
    Common problems of guinea pigs encountered in practice. (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Vitamin C deficiency

    • B. 

      Malocclusion/dental disease

    • C. 

      Antibiotic toxicity

    • D. 

      Pododermatitis

    • E. 

      External parasites

    • F. 

      Internal parasites

    • G. 

      Bladder infections/calculi

    • H. 

      Ovarian cysts

    • I. 

      Dystocia

    • J. 

      Pregnancy toxemia

    • K. 

      Dermatitis

    • L. 

      MAKE IT STAAAAAHP

  • 17. 
    Chinchillas! They are ____, ____ animals.
    • A. 

      Nocturnal, social

    • B. 

      Cute, fluffy

    • C. 

      Diurnal, solitary

    • D. 

      Nocturnal, solitary

  • 18. 
    Chinchillas are very prone to heat stroke. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Chinchillas need ____ and _____.
    • A. 

      Low temperatures, humidity

    • B. 

      High temperatures, humidity

    • C. 

      Low temperatures

    • D. 

      High temperatures

  • 20. 
    Humidity >50% is best for chinchillas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Optimum temperature for chinchillas is...
    • A. 

      10-20 C

    • B. 

      10-15 C

    • C. 

      5-15 C

    • D. 

      8-12 C

  • 22. 
    Gestation period of chinchillas.
    • A. 

      111 days

    • B. 

      60 days

    • C. 

      75 days

    • D. 

      2 months

  • 23. 
    Chinchillas are weaned by 6-8 weeks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Chinchillas are sexually mature by...
    • A. 

      4-8 months

    • B. 

      2-4 months

    • C. 

      3-5 months

    • D. 

      3-6 months

  • 25. 
    A ___ is essential for chinchillas.
    • A. 

      Dust bath

    • B. 

      Low fibre diet

    • C. 

      Single level cage

    • D. 

      Wooden cage

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