Animal Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Free Fun Animal trivia quiz with the answers.
Animal Quiz Questions With Answers
Animals are monophyletic, meaning they are what?
A: Derived from a common ancestor.
How do sponges typically feed?
A: By drawing in water through pores.
Jellyfish, sea anemones, and corals are have digestive chambers with a single what?
A: Opening, which serves as both mouth and anus.
Aristotle divided animals, based on his own observations, into what two groups?
A: Those with blood and those without.
Aristotle was uncertain whether sponges were what?
The human population exploits a large number of animal species for what?
fish of many species are caught commercially for what?
A: For food.
A smaller number of species are what?
A: Farmed commercially.
Invertebrates including cephalopods, crustaceans, and bivalve or molluscs are what?
A: Hunted or farmed for food.
, sheep, pigs and other animals are raised as what?
A: Livestock for meat
Animal fibers such as wool are used to make what?
Animal sinews have been used as what?
A: Lashings and bindings.
Leather is widely used to make what?
A: Shoes, gloves, coats and other items.
Animals have been hunted and farmed for their fur to make what?
A: Coats and hats.
Dyestuffs have been made from the bodies of what?
Working animals including cattle and horses
have been used for what, from the first days of agriculture?
A: Work and transport.
Animals such as the fruit
fly serve a major role in what?
as experimental models.
Animals have been used to create “what”, since their discovery in the 18th century?
Some medicines such as the cancer drug Yondelis are based on toxins or other molecules of what?
A: Animal origin.
What type of animals have people used to help chase down and retrieve hunted animals?
A: Hunting dogs and birds of prey.
Tethered cormorants have been used to catch what?
dart frogs have been used for what?
A: To poison the tips of blowpipe darts.
A wide variety of animals are kept as what?
However, the most kept pet species are what?
A: Mammals, namely dogs
, and rabbits.
There is a tension between the role of animals as companions to humans, and their existence as what?
A: Individuals with rights of their own.
A wide variety of terrestrial and aquatic animals are hunted for what?
Animals have been the subjects of “what”, from the earliest times?
Insects, birds and mammals play roles in what?
Animals including insects and mammals are featured in what?
A: Mythology and religion.
In both Japan and Europe, a butterfly
was seen as the personification of what?
A: A person's soul.
Where was the scarab beetle sacred?
A: In ancient Egypt
The signs of the Western and Chinese zodiacs are based on what?
What are animals?
A: Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.
With few exceptions, animals consume what?
A: Organic material.
Animals generally breathe what?
Animals are able to move, reproduce sexually, and grow from a what?
A: A hollow sphere of cells, the blastula, during embryonic development.
How many living animal species have been described?
A: Over 1.5 million.
How many of the described species are insects?
A: Around 1 million.
It has been estimated that there are how many animal species in total?
A: over 7 million.
What is the study of animals called?
Nearly all animals make use of some form of sexual what?
Animals have evolved numerous “what”, for avoiding close inbreeding?
In some species, such as the splendid fairywren, females benefit by mating with multiple males, thus producing what?
A: More offspring of higher genetic quality.
Some animals are capable of asexual reproduction, which often results in a genetic what of the parent?
Clone of the parent.
Animals are categorized into ecological groups depending on how they do what?
A: Obtain or consume organic material.
Most animals rely on the energy produced by what?
A: Plants through photosynthesis.
Herbivores eat plant material directly, while carnivores typically acquire energy by eating what?
A: Other animals.