50 Animals GK Quiz Questions – Learn More about Animals
1: On what continent did horses evolve?
Answer: North America.
2: Why do guinea pigs eat some of their feces?
Answer: To obtain vitamins.
3: Are capybaras herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores?
4: How many basic groups of amphibians are there?
5: What kind of animal is a gribble?
6: A group of crows is called a:
7: Ants cannot live in wet climates. True or false?
8: Why do baby elephants eat their mothers’ droppings?
Answer: To ingest essential gut flora.
9: What is the largest number of eggs a bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) can lay?
10: The Lone Ranger’s Potawatomi sidekick, Tonto, had a horse named what?
11: What class of creature has the most species?
12: What is the name for a venomous snake that lives in Japan?
13: What kind of animal is a kite?
14: What do bats use to control their wings?
Answer: arms and fingers.
15: What is the largest monkey?
16: An assembly of owls is referred to as a:
17: All worker ants are male. True or false?
18: Which group of arthropods does not have members that are camouflaged by their resemblance to bird droppings?
19: What is the largest number of eggs that a burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia) will typically lay?
20: Which of the following famous racehorses does not have a biopic?
Answer: War Admiral.
21: What kind of animal is a silverside?
22: Dogs can hear up to what frequency (in cycles per second)?
23: What are newborn crickets called?
24: What do adult frogs and toads lack?
25: Caterpillars have no exoskeleton. True or false?
Online General Knowledge Animals Quiz
26: What are fossilized feces called?
27: What is the largest number of eggs a green iguana (Iguana iguana) may lay?
28: A mustang known as Comanche was the mount of which well-known commander?
Answer: George Custer.
29: How many kilograms can an adult giant panda weigh?
30: What organ do snakes use to help them taste and smell?
Answer: Jacobson’s organ.
31: What is the name for a larval fly?
32: A cluster of jellyfish is called a:
33: What kind of animal is a yak?
34: Fewer than 10 species of ants are found in India. True or false?
35: The young of some species of which animal produce feces contained inside a sac of mucus, allowing the parents to easily remove the feces from the nest?
36: How many kits do least weasels (Mustela nivalis) usually give birth to?
37: How much food does an adult giraffe eat, in kilograms, each day?
38: What is a newborn bat called?
39: How many toes does a dog have?
40: How many body parts does an insect have?
41: What kind of animal is a grunt?
42: What characteristic do all frogs have?
Answer: they are poisonous.
43: A flutter is a group of:
44: What is the name for the family of small birds that can hover?
45: How many mice would it take to produce the amount of milk a cow can?
46: How many times is the largest fish larger than the smallest fish?
Answer: 1,800 times.
47: To which continent are rattlesnakes native?
Answer: North America.
48: What is the name for a two-humped camel?
49: The most common terrestrial animal is the ant. True or false?
50: Why is whale excrement important to oceanic ecosystems?
Answer: It brings nutrients to surface waters.