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Awesome Animals

Quiz: 25 questions about animals

  1. How many eyes do bees have?
  2. Which animal with white-and-black striped hindquarters is the only living relative of the giraffe?
  3. What's the deadliest animals in the world?
  4. What's the only known bird that can fly backwards?
  5. Only four big cats can roar. Lions, tigers, and jaguars are three, can you name the fourth?

  6. How many toes does a dog have on each back foot?
  7. A huarizo is a hybrid cross between a male llama and a female what?
  8. What is the largest fish in the world?
  9. What is an infant marsupial known as?
  10. Which animals are known for holding hands while sleeping?
  11. Which insect has the shortest lifespan of any known animal?
  12. How many hearts do Octopuses have?
  13. In which country would you come across an Inland Taipan, the most venomous snake in the world?
  14. In proportion to its body size, which bird lays the biggest eggs?
  15. What colour skin do polar bears have beneath all that thick fur?
  16. The collective noun for a group of which animals is called a crash?
  17. Which small mammals are also known as spiny anteaters?
  18. Which animals with fingerprints almost identical to human can sleep for up to 22 hours a day?
  19. Which penguins are the world’s biggest?
  20. Which bird has the fastest diving speed, making it the world's fastest animal?
  21. Name the only land mammals that do not have paw pads?
  22. What are the only animals on earth where the male carries the baby?
  23. The Amazon's largest primate can be heard from 3 miles away. Can you name it?
  24. What are the heaviest tree-dwelling animals?
  25. Which birds are also known as butcherbirds?


  1. 5 eyes (2 at the front and 3 smaller eyes)
  2. Okapi
  3. Mosquitoes (killing an estimated 750,000 to 1 million humans each year)
  4. Hummingbird
  5. Leopards
  6. Four
  7. Alpaca
  8. Whale sharks
  9. A joey
  10. Otters (to be exact: sea otters)
  11. Mayfly (the dainty mayfly)
  12. Three hearts (one pumps blood around the body and the other two pump blood to the gills)
  13. Australia
  14. The kiwi
  15. Jet black skin
  16. Rhinoceroses
  17. Echidna
  18. Koala
  19. Emperor penguin
  20. The peregrine falcon
  21. Rabbits
  22. The male seahorse
  23. Howler monkeys
  24. Orangutans
  25. Shrikes