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GK Questions about Animals with Answers

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Quiz about Animals, insects, birds and Answers

Animal Quiz Questions

Question 1
What is the name for a squirrel’s nest?

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A
Squandry
B
Drey
C
Chickory
D
Nuthouse
Question 2
Ambergris, once commonly used as a fix­ative in perfumery, is produced in the digestive system of what?
A
Hippopotamus
B
Elephant
C
Bee
D
Sperm whale
Question 3
Lac is used in
A
Gramophone records, varnish, electrically insulated goods and printing industries
B
None of these
C
Printing and varnish industries only
D
Varnish industry only
Question 4
The word 'livestock' includes
A
Pigs and camels only
B
Sheep and goat only
C
Cattle and buffaloes only
D
All of these
Question 5
The benefits of honey bees are

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A
Honey and pollination of flowers only
B
Wax and pollination of flowers only
C
Honey and wax only
D
Honey, wax and pollination of flowers
Question 6
The camel hump size is a good indicator of its
A
Remarkable desert adaptation
B
Nourishment
C
Storage water
D
None of these
Question 7
Which animal can eat vegetables, garbage, kitchen waste and human excreta?
A
Dog
B
Pig
C
Chicks
D
Ass
Question 8
Which of these is the name for a place where doves are kept?
A
Aquarium
B
Columbarium
C
Auditorium
D
Lubritorium
Question 9
Earliest animal domesticated by primitive man was
A
Cat
B
Goat
C
Horse
D
Dog
Question 10
Birds specially chicken grown for meat only is known as
A
Broiler
B
Hybrid
C
Bird mangement
D
Bird culture
Question 11
Poultry includes

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A
Duck, fowl, tortoise and turtle
B
Fowl, duck, tortoise and turkey
C
Fowl, duck, pigeon and tortoise
D
Fowl, duck, turkey and pigeon
Question 12
What is the world’s largest cat?
A
Lion
B
Panther
C
Cheetah
D
Tiger
Question 13
An ostrich is said to bury what in the sand in time of danger?

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A
A spare
B
Its feet
C
Its head
D
Its eggs
Question 14
Elephants are sought after for

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A
Ivory
B
Hair
C
Meat
D
Skin
Question 15
Yak is very useful in
A
In all places
B
Mountain terrain
C
Grass lands
D
Marshy lands
Question 16
The milk of which one of these has more fat content
A
Sheep
B
Goat
C
Buffalo
D
Cow
Question 17
Which endangered animal is source of the world's finest, lightest, warmest and most expensive wool the shahtoosh?
A
Kashmiri goat
B
Cheetal
C
Chiru
D
Nilgai
Question 18
Gelatin, a very important raw material for preparation of photographic emulsion, is a bi-product of
A
Forest
B
Chicken
C
Fish
D
Cattle
Question 19
The insect that is not found in the wild state is
A
Cochineal insect
B
Silk moth
C
Honey bee
D
Lac insect
Question 20
Main product of poultry is
A
Chicken
B
Eggs
C
Eggs and meat
D
Meat
Question 21
Pearl is produced by the marine molluscs such as
A
Marine mussel
B
Fresh water mussel and other bivalvia
C
Pearl oyster
D
Pearl oyster and mussel
Question 22
Silk, honey and lac are

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A
All of these
B
Secretory substance of insects
C
Artificial chemicals
D
Secretory substance of plants
Question 23
‘Pisciculture’ is culture of

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A
Prawns
B
Aquatic animals
C
Fishes
D
None of these
Question 24
Livestock refers to

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A
None of these
B
Domestic animals which are kept for use or profit
C
Poultry and pet animals
D
Pet animals
Question 25
The silk fibres are held together in cocoon by a substance known as
A
Glue
B
Sericin
C
None of these
D
Cement
Question 26
Which of these is a lizard with a telescopic tongue, viscid lips, eyeballs that move independently, opposite toes and a prehensile tail?
A
Chameleon
B
Komodo Dragon
C
Salamander
D
Dobermann
Question 27
Silk worm is a
A
Worm
B
Moth
C
Fly
D
Beetle
Question 28
What do cygnets grow up to be?
A
Rabbits
B
Frogs
C
Swans
D
Geese
Question 29
Honey is
A
Nectar stored in the honey sac
B
Nectar of flower
C
Nectar mixed with saliva and stored in honey sac
D
Nectar and water sucked by the honey bee
Question 30
The animal most useful on difficult terrains is
A
Elephant
B
Mule
C
Yak
D
Camel
Question 31
Cotswold, Southdown, Dorset, Lonk and Lincoln are breeds of what animal?
A
Horses
B
Cows
C
Pigs
D
Sheep
Question 32
Horses are considered
A
Tough animals
B
Beasts of burden
C
Intelligent animals
D
All of these
Question 33
Life span of worker bee is
A
10 weeks
B
15 days
C
6 weeks
D
10 days
Question 34
Where does the Suriname common toad, or Pipa toad, lay and hatch its eggs?
A
In stagnant ponds
B
In pockets on the female’s back
C
In foam nests laid in pools of water in the crook of branches or leaves
D
In streams
Question 35
Mule is a product of

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A
Breeding
B
Hybridisation
C
Interspecific hybridization
D
Mutation
Question 36
What is a “samoyed”?
A
Duck
B
Dog
C
Fish
D
Horse
Question 37
Horses are fed on
A
Roughage and concentrates
B
Oats, barley, gram and hay
C
Dry fodder only
D
Grass only
Question 38
Which of the following is a beast of burden?

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A
Mule
B
Donkey
C
Horse
D
All of these
Question 39
Which of these could be needed to groom a horse?
A
Orange stick
B
Rollers
C
Saddle cloth
D
Curry comb
Question 40
Elephants have very poor
A
Sense of smell
B
Sense of hearing
C
Sense of taste
D
Sight
Question 41
Sericulture’ is native of

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A
India
B
Korea
C
China
D
Japan
Question 42
Where are armadillos native?
A
Borneo
B
Malaysia
C
South America
D
North America
Question 43
Which of the following is popularly called 'ship of the desert'?
A
Camel
B
Donkey
C
Horse
D
Yak
Question 44
Which of these is called a ”nymph”?

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A
Tadpole
B
Moth’s larva
C
Young dragonfly
D
Mature Daddy Long Legs
Question 45
Sheep are reared mainly for
A
Mutton
B
Meat
C
Wool
D
Milk
Question 46
Natural pearl is formed by
A
A bivalve
B
Prawn
C
Fish
D
Crayfish
Question 47
Mule is
A
Fertile
B
Sterile after some age
C
Sterile
D
Fertile after age
Question 48
Silk contains a protein known as
A
Casein
B
Sericin
C
Fibroin
D
Both Sericin and Fibroin
Question 49
Sense of hearing and smell is highly developed in
A
Cats
B
Donkey
C
Camels
D
Cows
Question 50
The name of which animal means “man of the forest”?
A
Orangutan
B
Wolf
C
Capuchin
D
Chimpanzee
Question 51
The fertile female honey bee is called

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A
Worker
B
Drone
C
Queen
D
King
Question 52
Where is the only population of wild apes in Europe?

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A
Turin
B
Belgrade
C
The Alhambra, Granada
D
Gibraltar
Question 53
The American Landrace, Australian York­shire, British Landrace, Bulgarian White, Gascon, Hereford, Krskopolje, Mangalitsa, Moody Woody, Red Wattle, Tamworthand Wuzishan are all types of what?
A
Pigs
B
Cattle
C
Cats
D
Sheep
Question 54
Honey bee is of greatest use to man due to which reason
A
Helps in cross pollination
B
Is of medicinal value
C
Entertains
D
We get honey from them
Question 55
Lac is produced as
A
Excretion from body
B
Secretion from body
C
Excess food oozing out of body
D
Faces of lac insect
Question 56
The most used domesticated animal by Eskimos is
A
Sheep
B
Cow
C
Husky
D
Goat
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