Guinea Pig Lifespan Quiz

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Guinea Pig Quizzes & Trivia

Longer guinea pig lifespan requires your KNOWLEDGE, unconditioned love and everyday care. You can test your knowledge here and find out just how good caretaker are you. Don't worry, if you want to cheat, you can always peek for the answers on our Guinea Pig Manual pages, where you can learn everything about guinea pigs ;)


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  • 1. 
    What is the average guinea pig Life Expectancy?
    • A. 

      1 - 2 years

    • B. 

      2 - 17 years

    • C. 

      4 - 8 years

    • D. 

      10 - 15 years

    • E. 

      47 - 132 years

  • 2. 
    Guinea pigs hide their signs of illness because they are prey animals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following must be available 24/7 to your guinea pig:
    • A. 

      Fresh Water

    • B. 

      Fruits

    • C. 

      Grass Hay

    • D. 

      Milk

    • E. 

      Beer

    • F. 

      Smartphone

  • 4. 
    Rabbit pellets are suitable long-term replacement in cases when guinea pig pellets are not available.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Cedar is a good, economical choice for a bedding material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When cleaning the guinea pig cage, It is okay from time to time to pour vinegar or citric acid on the guinea pig cage floor, in order to remove calcium deposits.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I should be really concerned if the heart rate of my guinea pig is about 300 beats per minute!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    My guinea pig has an excellent sense of depths/heights, so it is safe to put him/her on the elevated surfaces without surveillance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Possible causes of excess water consumption in guinea pigs could be:
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Hunger

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      Kidney Failure

    • E. 

      Boredom

  • 10. 
    Guinea pigs eat their own droppings. It is normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    How do you pick up your guinea pig?
    • A. 

      Place both hands to support guinea pigs abdomen.

    • B. 

      Place one hand under the guinea pigs chest (just behind the front feet) and use your other hand to support its hindquarters.

    • C. 

      Grab it by the hinder legs and yank it out quickly before it escapes.

    • D. 

      Give it a lot of food until it tires and falls asleep. Then grab it by the both hands and pick it up.

  • 12. 
    Even after years of time spent together, my guinea pig is still running away from me when I try to pick it up. This means:
    • A. 

      That I am a bad caretaker :(

    • B. 

      That as a prey animal, this is completely normal behavior for a guinea pig.

    • C. 

      That my guinea pig simply doesn't like me and my career choice :(

  • 13. 
    When I stroke my guinea pig's head and it tosses head up in the air, it means it likes what I am doing and wishes me to keep it up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Where are guinea pigs from?
    • A. 

      From Guinea, where else?

    • B. 

      From Africa.

    • C. 

      From South America.

    • D. 

      From North America.

    • E. 

      From Australia, it is obvious.

    • F. 

      From The Twelve Colonies of Kobol.

    • G. 

      From Croatia.

    • H. 

      From a pet store.

  • 15. 
    Guinea pigs are also called the _____.