Test Your English # 15 - Cat Words

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Cat Quizzes & Trivia

This test is intended for EFL cats. . . Er. . . Learners, and for cat lovers. All the answers are at the end. When asked to enter your ID, just write what cattery. . . Er. . . WHERE YOU ARE FROM. Thank you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Speaking of cats, the word "stray" refers to...
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 2. 
    2. What does "sire" mean?
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 3. 
    3. What is a "queen"?
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 4. 
    4. Of course you know a "moggie", or "moggy", or "mutt", or "mongrel cat"...
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 5. 
    5. "Litter" or "kindle". Not Amazon's, though.
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 6. 
    6. In the world of cats, a "hoarder" is...
    • A. 

      A whole, unspayed female cat, kept especially for breeding

    • B. 

      A spayed female cat

    • C. 

      A castrated male cat

    • D. 

      A mixed breed

    • E. 

      A wild cat which has been tamed and which now lives as a pet

    • F. 

      A person with great numbers of cats but who does not provide proper care

    • G. 

      A pet cat that has been lost or abandoned

    • H. 

      A group of kittens

    • I. 

      A cat with a short, compact body

    • J. 

      The male parent of a cat

    • K. 

      A cat with a distinctive coat that features stripes, dots, or swirling patterns

  • 7. 
    7. Let's see if you know cat proverbs..."In a cat's _____, all things belong to cats."(Hint: it's a three-letter word)
  • 8. 
    8. "______ killed the cat."
  • 9. 
    9. Type (once) the missing letters that complete both words."A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he str___, and for the last three he st___."
  • 10. 
    10. True or false?By "big cats" we usually mean large domestic cat breeds, like the Maine Coon and the American Bobtail,  which can weigh up to 20 lbs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    11.  A "cat" is also a player or devotee of jazz music, as in "jazz cats".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    12. A "cat-o'-nine-tails" is a nine-corded whip, formerly used for flogging in the navy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    13. A "cat flap" is  a sailboat that is broad across the beam and has a single sail on a mast positioned near the front.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    14. A "copycat" is a person who tries to imitate or duplicate someone else.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    15. Tick ALL the words that are related to cats.
    • A. 

      TABBY

    • B. 

      THICKET

    • C. 

      HISSING

    • D. 

      PURRING

    • E. 

      GELDING

    • F. 

      MASTIFF

    • G. 

      ALLEY

    • H. 

      FOAL

    • I. 

      ANTLERS

    • J. 

      WHISKERS

    • K. 

      PAWN

    • L. 

      PUSS

    • M. 

      FERAL

    • N. 

      MAMMAL

    • O. 

      HIPPOTIGRIS

    • P. 

      CATALEXIS

    • Q. 

      TOM

  • 16. 
    16.  The last question is a somewhat difficult one, as these words are not of frequent occurrence. However, a group of cats is also called a ...
    • A. 

      Flock, gaggle or skein

    • B. 

      Clowder, clouder or clutter

    • C. 

      Paddling, brace, team, plump or dopping

    • D. 

      Swarm

    • E. 

      School or shoal

    • F. 

      Ripple

    • G. 

      Leap or spot

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