A Quiz On Small Pets! Trivia

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 Petsonlineearth
P
Petsonlineearth
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 1 | Total Attempts: 1,564
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 1,565

SettingsSettingsSettings
A Quiz On Small Pets! Trivia - Quiz

Are you ready for this interesting small pet quiz? This trivia quiz is about pets, but it is only about small pets. Here, we will see how much you know about small pets and if you can score 70 or above in this quiz. Have you kept a small pet ever? Or do you have it now? If yes, then it will also give you extra knowledge about them. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the average lifespan of a hamster?

    • A.

      1-2 years

    • B.

      3-4 months

    • C.

      2-3 years

    • D.

      5-6 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 1-2 years
    Explanation
    The average lifespan of a hamster is 1-2 years. Hamsters are small rodents kept as pets, known for their short lifespans compared to other companion animals. Proper care, diet, and living conditions can help ensure hamsters live healthy and fulfilling lives within their relatively short lifespan.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    How many teeth do guinea pigs have?

    • A.

      20 teeth

    • B.

      21 teeth

    • C.

      16 teeth

    • D.

      90 teeth

    Correct Answer
    A. 20 teeth
    Explanation
    Guinea pigs have 20 teeth. This is the correct answer because guinea pigs typically have 4 incisors at the front of their mouths, followed by premolars and molars. These teeth are important for chewing and grinding their food.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which of these pets isn't a rodent?

    • A.

      Hamster

    • B.

      Guinea pig

    • C.

      Rat

    • D.

      Ferret

    Correct Answer
    D. Ferret
    Explanation
    A ferret is not a rodent because it belongs to the Mustelidae family, which includes animals such as weasels, otters, and badgers. Rodents, on the other hand, belong to the Rodentia order, which includes animals like hamsters, guinea pigs, and rats. Therefore, a ferret does not fit into the category of rodents.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    Which part of the world do guinea pigs originate from?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      South America

    • C.

      Guinea

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. South America
    Explanation
    Guinea pigs originate from South America. This is because they were first domesticated by the indigenous people of the Andes region, which is located in South America. Guinea pigs were an important source of food for these people and were also used in religious ceremonies. They were later brought to Europe by Spanish explorers and eventually spread to other parts of the world. Therefore, South America is the correct answer for the question.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    Mouse are also kept as pets.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is true because many people keep mice as pets. Mice can be kept in cages and are relatively low-maintenance pets. They are small, inexpensive, and can be playful and social. Many pet stores sell mice specifically for this purpose, and there are also specialized breeders who breed and sell mice as pets. Therefore, it is accurate to say that mice are also kept as pets.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Do chinchillas have tails?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Chinchillas do have tails. Their tails are relatively short, measuring about 3-6 inches long. The tail helps them with balance and stability while they jump and climb.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    The crab is the smallest pet to have.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement claims that the crab is the smallest pet to have, but this is not true. There are many other pets that are smaller than a crab, such as small fish, insects, and even some reptiles. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    Which one of these is not a guinea pig breed?

    • A.

      Sheltie

    • B.

      Teddy

    • C.

      Roborovski

    • D.

      American

    Correct Answer
    C. Roborovski
    Explanation
    The Sheltie, Teddy, and American are all recognized guinea pig breeds. However, the Roborovski is not a guinea pig breed. Roborovskis are a type of dwarf hamster, not a breed of guinea pig.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    Which of these pets make burrows?

    • A.

      Rat

    • B.

      Hamsters

    • C.

      Guinea pigs

    • D.

      Mice

    Correct Answer
    B. Hamsters
    Explanation
    Hamsters make burrows. They are known for their natural instinct to dig and create underground tunnels. In the wild, hamsters live in burrows as a way to protect themselves from predators and to store food. This behavior is also observed in pet hamsters, who often enjoy having tunnels and hiding places in their cages.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    Which one of these pets has cheek pouches?

    • A.

      Guinea pig

    • B.

      Hamster

    • C.

      Gerbil

    • D.

      Rat

    Correct Answer
    B. Hamster
    Explanation
    Hamsters have cheek pouches, which are expandable pockets in their cheeks used for storing and carrying food. This unique adaptation allows them to gather and transport large amounts of food back to their burrows or nests. Guinea pigs, gerbils, and rats do not have cheek pouches.

    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 19, 2024
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Sep 06, 2009
    Quiz Created by
    Petsonlineearth

Related Topics

Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.