animals

  • Questions:

    1. Which vegetable is used to make chips and crisps?

    2. Do ducks have waterproof feathers?

    3. Which makes honey, bees, wasps, or ants?

    4. Chimp, Baboon, Gorillia - which one has the tail?

    5. Chameleon, Turtle, Cobra - which can change colour?

    6. Which farmyard bird crows in the morning?

    7. Do snakes' eggs have hard or flexible shells?

    8. Are pearls found in oysters or limpets?

    9. Which huge African animal has a horn or two on its nose?

    10. Do moles live underground or in bushes?

     

    Answers:

    1. The potato

    2. Yes

    3. Bees

    4. Baboon

    5. Chameleon

    6. Cockerel / Rooster

    7. Flexible

    8. Oysters

    9. The Rhinoceros

    10. Underground

     

  • Questions:

    1. Which large sea fish sometimes attacks humans - the Shark, Skate or Manta Ray?

    2. Did Tyrannosaurus Rex occasionally walk on four legs?

    3. Where does the kangaroo keep its young?

    4. Do insects have 6, 8 or 10 legs?

    5. Do starfish live in the sea or rivers?

    6. Do pine trees have broad leaves or needles?

    7. Which baby reptile squeaks inside its egg - a Lizard, Crocodile or Snake?

    8. Which eight-legged creature builds a web to catch prey?

    9. Which is smaller, a chimpanzee or a gorilla?

    10. Is the worlds largest bird the ostrich or the vulture?

     

    Answers:

    1. The shark

    2. No. It's front legs were too small

    3. In a pouch

    4. 6 legs

    5. In the sea

    6. Nedles

    7. Crocodile

    8. The spider

    9. A chimpanzee

    10. The ostrich

  • Questions:

    1. Which is the best swimmer - the parrot, peacock or penguin?

    2. All snakes are deadly to humans - true or false?

    3. Adult insects renew their outer body cases as they get older - true or false?

    4. Is a salamander closer to a newt or an alligator?

    5. Do eagles eat meat or plants?

    6. Is a male elephant called a bull or a stag?

    7. Is ketchup made from carrots or tomatoes?

    8. Is a cockle a type of bird or shellfish?

    9. Do seals have legs or flippers?

    10. Do tortoises live on land or in water?

     

    Answers:

    1. The penguin

    2. False

    3. False

    4. More like a newt

    5. Meat

    6. A bull

    7. Tomatoes

    8. Shellfish

    9. Flippers

    10. On land

  • Questions:

    1. Do frogs hunt mainly by smell, hearing or sight?

    2. Which is larger, a duck or a goose?

    3. Are scorpions plant-eaters?

    4. Do any frogs climb trees?

    5. Are acorns seeds of the oak or the holly tree?

    6. Can seagulls swim underwater?

    7. Which is larger, the African or the Asian elephant?

    8. Do earthworms eat insects or dead plant material?

    9. Gorillas catch and eat monkeys - true or false?

    10. Do seals give birth at sea or on land?

     

    Answers:

    1. Sight

    2. A goose

    3. No (they eat insects and spiders)

    4. Yes

    5. The oak

    6. Can seagulls swim underwater?

    7. The African elephant

    8. Dead plant material

    9. False - they are vegetarians

    10. On land

  • Questions:

    1. Can fish find their way in the dark?

    2. What is a Gecko - a Lizard, Snake, or Turtle?

    3. Housefly, scorpion, spider - which is the insect?

    4. Which type of animal was Winnie the Pooh's friend Eeyore?

    5. What are the fruits of roses called - haws, hips or sloes?

    6. Do swallows fly north or south for in autumn?

    7. Can snakes mimic the squeaks of their mice prey?

    8. many bats spend the day in caves - true or false?

    9. Which animal provides the liquid from which most butter is made?

    10. Do mussels swim freely or stay fixed to rocks?

     

    Answers:

    1. Yes - using water pressure change

    2. A lizard

    3. Housefly

    4. A donkey

    5. Hips

    6. South

    7. No - they only hiss

    8. True

    9. The cow

    10. Stay fixed to rocks

  • Questions:

    1. In the fairy tale, which bird laid golden eggs?

    2. Does a crocodile have three or five toes on each front foot?

    3. Are centipedes hunters or vegetarians?

    4. Which furry animal flies on wings of skin?

    5. Do coconuts grow underground or on trees?

    6. Do all birds have beaks?

    7. Which snake's head can be as big as a human's - the king combra or vine snake?

    8. Is a jellyfish a plant or an animal?

    9. Mammals feed milk to their babies - true or false?

    10. Does the gorilla live in jungles or deserts?

     

    Answers:

    1. A goose

    2. Five

    3. Hunters

    4. The bat

    5. On trees

    6. Yes

    7. The king cobra

    8. An animal

    9. True

    10. Jungles

  • QUESTIONS

    1. What organs enable fish to breathe under water?
    2. What happens to a starfish if it loses an arm?
    3. Which is the fastest sea mammal?
    4. What are the tiny plants and animals that float in the top layer of the sea called?
    5. Which birds breed on the soda lakes of East Africa?
    6. What is an otter's home called?
    7. How many tentacles has an octopus?
    8. Dolphins often travel in family groups. What are they called?
    9. Why do spoonbills and flamingos swing their heads from side to side in water or mud?
    10. Many fish have a swim bladder, like a bag of air, inside their bodies. What is its purpose?
    11. Which river-living mammal has a duck-like beak and lay eggs?
    12. The giant Victoria water lily of South America is the largest water plant. Which is the smallest?
    13. What is the other name for a manatee?
    14. What group of fish do lampreys and hagfish belong to?
    15. What are limpets?
    16. What does the huge ( up to 12 metres long) whale shark eat?
    17. What is a male swan called?
    18. How do whales breathe?
    19. What is unusual about the way the sea horse hatches its young?
    20. Where do demersal fish live?
    21. What actually is the world's smallest living species of fish?
    22. Which type of shark is the most dangerous to people?
    23. Very rarely an occasional oyster miraculously produces a pearl. What causes this to happen?
    24. Small fish almost always swim in groups for protection from predators. What are these groups called?
    25. What is the correct terminology for an infant eel?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Gills
    2. It grows a new one
    3. Killer Whale
    4. Plankton
    5. Flamingos
    6. Holt
    7. Eight
    8. Pods
    9. They are filtering out food
    10. It makes them lighter and helps them to float
    11. The platypus
    12. Algae
    13. Sea Cow
    14. Agnatha or jawless
    15. Sea snails
    16. Plankton
    17. A cob
    18. Through the blowholes on the top of the head
    19. The male keeps the eggs in his pouch until they hatch
    20. At the bottom of the sea
    21. A type of goby
    22. The great white shark
    23. A sand grain inside the shell
    24. Shoals
    25. Elver
  • QUESTIONS

    1. Which horse won the Grand National three times?
    2. Which famous American horse race is nicknamed 'Run For The Roses' because the winner receives a garland of roses in the shape of a horse shoe?
    3. What is a baby horse called?
    4. When riding, what are 'aids'?
    5. In a rodeo, bronco riding is a standard event. What is the only piece of tack worn by the horse?
    6. What is a drag-hunt?
    7. Which extremely successful racehorse, bred by the Aga Khan, disappeared and was never seen again?
    8. Lucinda Green is a well-known British rider in Horse trials and holds the record for the most wins at the Badminton Horse. What was her double-barrelled maiden name?
    9. Three major races make up the legendary American Triple Crown. Two are the Preakness Stakes and the Kentucky Derby. What is the third race?
    10. Which major horse race, inaugurated in 1861, is held in Australia on the first Tuesday in November?
    11. What is the unit of measurement used for horses?
    12. The horse Milton won the King George V Gold Cup in 1990 and the Volvo World Cup in 1990-91, among other competitions. Who was its British rider?
    13. What are a horse's parents called?
    14. How can a horse's age be determined?
    15. On which British race course is Boxing Day's King George VI steeplechase held?
    16. In polo, what is a chukka?
    17. How many fences are here in the Grand National?
    18. In show jumping, how many penalty points are awarded if the rider falls off?
    19. How did the Derby get it's name?
    20. What, on the race-track, is an 'outsider'?
    21. What type of horse is a 'stayer'?
    22. How old is a filly?
    23. Early races in America were sprints over short distances. Which famous breed was developed for the purpose?
    24. In raving, what is a 'maiden'?
    25. What happens in the rules of show jumping when two or more riders have tied for first place?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Red Rum
    2. Kentucky Derby
    3. A foal
    4. Any signals used by the rider to give instructions to the horse
    5. A wide leather band round it's middle, with a handhold
    6. A hunt using an artificial scent
    7. Shergar
    8. Prior-Palmer
    9. Belmont Stakes
    10. Melbourne Cup
    11. Hand
    12. John Whittaker
    13. Sire and Dam
    14. By examining its teeth
    15. Kempton Park
    16. The 4-6 periods into which the game is divided
    17. 30, over two circuits
    18. Eight
    19. On the toss of a coin between Lord Derby and Sir Charles Bunbury
    20. A horse thought to have little chance of winning a race and therefore given long betting odds
    21. A horse with great strength and endurance
    22. Less than four years
    23. The Quarter Horse
    24. A horse of either sex which has not yet run a race
    25. A jump-off
  • QUESTIONS

    1. Which is the heaviest insect?
    2. Where do locusts lay their eggs?
    3. What is the job of the soldier ant?
    4. Give the other name for the shell of a tortoise or turtle.
    5. Where is the rattlesnake's rattle?
    6. Why do glow-worms glow in the dark?
    7. Bees store food and raise young in hexagonal cells made from what?
    8. The earthwork has several pairs of tiny bristles called chaetae on its body. What are they used for?
    9. How do a python and a boa kill their prey.
    10. The body of an insect is divided into how many sections?
    11. Where do dragonflies spend their early life?
    12. The loud ticking sound produced by the death watch beetle as it knocks against timbers to attract a made was once thought to herald what unhappy event?
    13. What is an invertebrate?
    14. Into what does the butterfly egg hatch?
    15. What do the North American Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard have in common?
    16. Where does the silk moth lay its eggs?
    17. To which order to butterflies and moths belong?
    18. How does the stag beetle get its name?
    19. There are three typed of bee in a hive. What are they?
    20. How do ants recognize one another?
    21. Which are the largest living reptiles and the closest relatives of the dinosaurs?
    22. The name of the 'atlas' moth, the largest moth, reflects its size. What is the smallest called?
    23. What happens to the garden snail in winter?
    24. What is the name given to the change insects undergo as they change from larvae to adults?
    25. When a snake has its tongue out, what is it likely to be doing?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Beetle
    2. In sand
    3. To guard the colony
    4. Carapace
    5. The top of the tail
    6. To attract mates
    7. Wax
    8. Gripping the walls of the tunnel as it moves along
    9. Coil it around and squeeze
    10. Three
    11. In water
    12. Death in the house
    13. A creature without a backbone
    14. Caterpillar
    15. Poisonous bite
    16. On the leaves of mulberry trees
    17. Lepidoptera
    18. From its antler-like horns
    19. Queen, workers and drones
    20. By smell
    21. Members of the crocodile family
    22. Pygmy
    23. It hibernates
    24. Metamorphosis
    25. 'Tasting' the air to smell out other animals
  • QUESTIONS

    1. Which is the heaviest insect?
    2. Where do locusts lay their eggs?
    3. What is the job of the soldier ant?
    4. Give the other name for the shell of the tortoise or turtle?
    5. Where is the rattlesnake's rattle?
    6. Why do glow-worms glow in the dark?
    7. Bees store food and raise young in hexagonal cells made from what?
    8. The earthworm has several pairs of tiny bristles called chaetae on its body. What are they used for?
    9. How do a python and a boa kill their prey?
    10. The body of an insect is divided into how many sections?
    11. Where do dragonflies spend their early life?
    12. The loud ticking sound produced by the death watch beetle as it knocks against the timbers to attract a mate was once thought to herald what unhappy event?
    13. What is an invertebrate?
    14. Into what does the butterfly egg hatch?
    15. What do the North American Gila monster and the Mexican beaded lizard have in common?
    16. Where does the silk moth lay its eggs?
    17. To which order do butterflies and moths belong?
    18. How does the stag beetle get its name?
    19. There are three types of bee in a hive. What are they?
    20. How do ants recognise one another?
    21. Which are the largest living reptiles and the closest relatives of the dinosaurs?
    22. The name of the 'atlas' moth, the largest moth, reflects its size. What is the smallest called?
    23. What happens to the garden snail in winter?
    24. What name is given to the change insects undergo as they change from larvae to adults?
    25. When a snake has its tongue out, what is it likely to be doing?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Beetle
    2. In sand
    3. To guard the colony
    4. Carapace
    5. The tip of the tail
    6. To attract mates
    7. Wax
    8. Gripping the walls of its tunnel as it moves along
    9. Coil around it and squeeze
    10. Three
    11. In water
    12. Death in the house
    13. A creature without a backbone
    14. Caterpillar
    15. Poisonous bite
    16. On the leaves of mulberry trees
    17. Lepidoptera
    18. From its antler-like horns
    19. Queen, workers and drones
    20. By smell
    21. Members of the crocodile family
    22. Pygmy
    23. It hibernates
    24. Metamorphosis
    25. 'Tasting' the air to smell out other animals.
  • QUESTIONS

    1. Budgerigars of all sorts of colours have been developed by breeders. What colour are they in the wild?
    2. What is the other name for a Cavi?
    3. Which cat has no tail?
    4. What dog was once sacred in China?
    5. Which breed of dog is the favourite of Queen Elizabeth the Second?
    6. What would live in an apiary?
    7. What is the family name of doves and pigeons?
    8. From which country does the Korat cat come?
    9. For what does the Bloodhound have a special reputation?
    10. How many sets of teeth does a dog have in its life-time?
    11. What is the difference between the diet of the tortoise and the terrapin?
    12. What type of animals are Cornish Rex and Devon Rex?
    13. In which country did poodles originate?
    14. Guinea pigs whose coats have two or more colours in a pattern are called 'marked'. What are those with a single colour called?
    15. What is the world's smallest breed of dog?
    16. What type of animal are Pinto, Hafinger and Waler?
    17. To which bird family does the canary belong?
    18. What is unusual about the Basenji dog?
    19. Which pets can be Peruvian, Abyssinian or Himalayan?
    20. What is distinctive about the coat of a piebald pony?
    21. The Maine Coon cat gets part of its name from its native state of Maine, how does it get the second part?
    22. Which country is the homeland of the Laso Apso dog?
    23. What type of creature would have an aviary as a home?
    24. Which particular domestic animal might be Netherland Dwarfs or New Zealand Whites?
    25. Which well-loved breed of dog is known for its stalewort rescue work in the mountains of Europe?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Green
    2. Guinea Pig
    3. Manx
    4. Pekingese
    5. Corgis
    6. Bees
    7. Columbidae
    8. Thailand
    9. Tracking
    10. Two
    11. The tortoise is vegetarian, the terrapin is carnivorous
    12. Cats
    13. France
    14. Selfs
    15. Chihuahua
    16. Horses
    17. Finch
    18. It does not bark
    19. Guinea pigs
    20. Large, definite and irregular patches of black and white
    21. Its coats resembles that of a racoon
    22. Tibet
    23. Birds
    24. Rabbits
    25. St. Bernard
  • QUESTIONS

    1. Where is the largest of the world's rain forests?
    2. Elephants and buffaloes are herbivores. What does this mean they feed on?
    3. To which family of animals does the ocelot belong?
    4. Twenty per cent of all drugs contain extracts of rainforest plants. From what does the malaria drug quinine derive?
    5. What do scientists call plants or animals that are studied to check the health of a particular environment?
    6. What particular type of animal is the very agile tree-climbgin tamandua from South America?
    7. What is the other name for the animal known as the flying fox (so called because of its fox-like face) which feeds on fruits such as figs, bananas and mango's?
    8. Why does the Australian animal the koala not need to drink?
    9. How does the male cricket attract a mate?
    10. What type of plants are epiphytes?
    11. Which is the largest of the tree-dwelling apes, whose name means 'forest man'?
    12. What are the proper names for male and female badgers?
    13. Which is the world's biggest deer?
    14. If you were escaping from an angry black bear, could you do this by climbing a tree?
    15. From what part of the oil palm tree is the oil used to make soap, margarine and candles taken?
    16. Why is the Midwife Toad so-called?
    17. What is the annual rainfall of the 'rainforest'?
    18. What purpose do the vivid orange and black stripes of the tiger centipede fulfil?
    19. What is the principal food of the giant panda?
    20. Which Australian bird is often called the 'alarm bird' or 'breakfast bird' because its call is particularly loud in the morning?
    21. What is the dominant feature of the pot-bellied, tree-living proboscis monkey?
    22. What is the largest parrot in the rainforest?
    23. What substance, taken from forest trees, goes into the making of rubber?
    24. Where is the largest tropical forest in Africa?
    25. The skin on the trout of a frog can expand like a balloon for what purpose?

     

    ANSWERS

    1. Amazon basin
    2. Plants
    3. Cats
    4. Tree bark
    5. Indicator species
    6. Anteater
    7. Fruit bat
    8. It contains sufficient moisture from eucalyptus leaves
    9. It stridulates (rubs parts of its body together to make a shrill sound)
    10. The live on other plants but do not damage them
    11. Orangutan
    12. Boar and sow
    13. Moose
    14. No, they can climb
    15. The fruit
    16. The male carries the eggs on its hind legs
    17. 300-600cm (120-240 in)
    18. They warn enemies that it is poisonous
    19. Bamboo shoots
    20. Kookaburra
    21. A huge, bulbous nose
    22. Macaw
    23. A milky white juice called latex
    24. Congo basin
    25. To make its mating call louder