Thursday, February 7, 2013

Trivia quiz from Feb. 6, 2013

Celebrity Animals - 15 Questions
Name the species or breed of the famous animal!
Example: Lassie - Collie (not just dog). King Kong - Gorilla (not just monkey).


1. Rin Tin Tin

2. Shamu

3. Moby Dick

4. Toto

5. Mr. Ed

6. Marcel

7. Rex and King Zulu

8. Ling Ling

9. Punxsutawney Phil

10. Morris

11. Pepe Lepieux

12. Dolly

13. Ben

14. Clyde

15. Scooby Doo



Answers:
1. German shepherd (or alsatian for the Europey types)
2. Orca or killer whale
3. Sperm whale
4. Border Collie (in the "Oz" books), Cairn Terrier (1939 "The Wizard of Oz" and 1978 “The Wiz”), Border Terrier (Return to Oz, 1985)
5. Palomino
6. Capuchin monkey (from “Friends” TV show)
7. White tigers (Audubon zoo)
8. Panda
9. Groundhog
10. Orange tabby
11. Skunk
12. Sheep
13. Grizzly bear (from “Grizzly Adams” TV show)
14. Orangutan (from the movie “Any Which You Can”)
15. Great dane

In Common - 10 Questions
What does each group of animals have in common?

1. Dodo, wooly mammoth, stegosaur

2. Penguin, kiwi, emu. (Given: all birds)

3. Leech, flea, bedbug (Given: all invertebrates, all parasites)

4. Bullfrog, Siamese fighting fish (betta), walking catfish (Given: all vertebrates, all aquatic, all lay eggs)

5. Minotaur, mermaid, centaur (Given: all mythical)

6. Monarch butterfly, spider, buck moth (Given: all invertebrate arthropods).

7. Honeybee, Fire ant, prairie dog

8. Rattlesnake, scorpion, platypus

9. Crawfish, silverfish, jellyfish (Given: all invertebrates, all have fish in their name.)

10. Whale shark, blue whale, ostrich (Given: all vertebrates)





Answers:
 1. All extinct
2. All are flightless birds, all from southern hemisphere
3. All feed on blood
4. All breathe air and water
5. All are half-human
6. All produce silk
7. All live in colonies
8. All are venomous
9. None are fish
10. All are the largest of their species



Creature Feature - 12 questions
All these people have animal names in their name.
Example: This golfer is a little too popular with the ladies. - Tiger Woods


1. This actress is famous for the line “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my closeup.”

2. Maverick’s sidekick.

3. This is one of the few famous white basketball players.

4. This guy somehow made a career of skateboarding.

5. This performer is now known as Yusef Islam

6. This man has achieved legendary near-godhood in Alabama.

7. Friends with Mr. Greenjeans.

8. This boy-band singer is out of the closet.

9. His real name is William Cody.

10. Jim Morrison’s nickname.

11. A king of England from 1189 - 1199.

12. Politician who wanted to establish “a contract with America.”






 Answers:
1. Gloria Swanson 
2. Goose
3. Larry Bird
4. Tony Hawk
5. Cat Stevens
6. Bear Bryant
7. Captain Kangaroo
8. Lance Bass
9. Buffalo Bill
10. The Lizard King
11. Richard the Lionheart
12. Newt Gingrich

Spot the Species! - 10 questions
Picture round

Name the species of animal! All are common to Louisiana.



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Answers:
1. Mallard duck
2. Tarpon
3. Ibis
4. Damselfly
5. Copperhead
6. Nutria
7. Mole cricket
8. Red ear turtle, painted turtle, or Mobile slider
9. Roseate spoonbill
10. Possum

I Could Eat a Horse  - 12 Questions
From what kind of animal does the food come?

1. Lox

2. Foie gras

3. Mutton

4. Haggis

5. Bouillabaisse

6. Unagi

7. Capon

8. Fugu

9. Butter

10. Chitlins

11. Kippers

12. Confit





Answers:
1. Salmon
2. Goose or duck
3. Sheep
4. Sheep
5. Fish
6. Eel
7. Rooster
8. Puffer fish or blowfish
9. Cow
10. Pig
11. Herring
12. Duck

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