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Test Your Animal Knowledge! (Quiz)

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Test Your Animal Knowledge! (Quiz)

Test your knowledge of the animal kingdom with this quiz. Good luck!

1. A giraffe cleans its ear with:

a. its tongue
b. tree bark
c. q-tips
d. leaves (done by another giraffe, usually a mother or a mate)

2. Crickets hear with:

a. antennae
b. their knees
c. a special organ located on their upper back
d. a sound-amplifying tongue

3. An elephant drinks with its trunk. True or False?

4. A bullfrog swallows by:

a. gulping in air along with whatever is being swallowed
b. croaking which causes the throat to undulate
c. by blinking
d. stretching its neck upwards

5. Pandas have which extra feature, not typically found in other mammals

a. an extra “nose” found inside the mouth cavity
b. thumbs
c. double-jointed knees
d. photo-sensitive nose pads

6. A shark can lose and grow how many teeth during a lifetime?

a. 2,500
b. 5,000
c. 15,000
d. 20,000

7. Common earthworms cannot see, hear or smell.  True or False?

8. The blue whale’s heart is the size of a:

a. breadbox
b. desktop computer
c. a small car
d. a king-sized bed

9. An albatross has the largest wingspan of any bird and can glide for months on ocean winds without landing. True or false?

10. A beaver’s teeth grow with sudden bursts and stop growing by their second birthday. True or False?




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Cherise Udell is a mom, clean air advocate, anthropologist and feline aficionado with the nomadic habit of taking spontaneous sojourns to unusual destinations. Before her adventures in motherhood, she was an intrepid Amazon jungle guide equipped with a pair of sturdy wellingtons and a 24-inch machete, as well as a volunteer at a rainforest animal rescue center.


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4:55AM PDT on Jun 30, 2013


4:34AM PDT on Jun 2, 2013

8/10 :) thanks for sharing :)

10:31PM PDT on May 11, 2013

I got them all right except the one about earthworms--wasn't sure about that one.

3:02AM PDT on May 4, 2013

thank you

6:10AM PDT on Apr 21, 2013

Thanks for sharing this information

11:10AM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

Thank you for a thoroughly enjoyable quiz. Evidently I don't know as much as I think I do about animals. I would have never thought that a bullfrog swallows by blinking

9:33AM PDT on Apr 20, 2013

I really like these quizzes, wish I would have gotten them all, thank you Cherise!!

7:38PM PDT on Apr 12, 2013

TY, care2

1:47AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013


7:06PM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

@ Sam - I am glad you appreciated my humor! Thank you!

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