Animals

101 Mammal Trivia Questions: How Well Do You Know Your Mammals?

Thousands of mammal species, can you really know them all?

Mammal

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October 28, 2022

Do you know what the largest mammal ever recorded is or what the average gestation cycle of a mammal is? Test your mammal knowledge with our mammal trivia questions and answers.

All mammals share three characteristics. Do you know what they are? How much do you know about the world’s wolfs, bats, rodents, and tapirs? Do you even know how many mammals there are in the world? 

How does your mammal knowledge compare to your friends’? Find out with our mammal trivia quiz. These mammal trivia questions are sure to stump and educate you. You may confirm how much you know about mammals, or you could find that there’s a whole world of mammals out there to explore.

Want more trivia? Test your historical knowledge of mammals with our dinosaur quiz. Or, test your bird knowledge with our bird trivia questions and how much you know about a man’s four-legged best friend with our dog trivia questions.

1. When the elephant is scared, what does it do with its trunk?

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2. How many pounds can an adult ewe weigh?

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3. How many mph can great kangaroos hop?

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4. What colors are common for the American badger?

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5. Which type of whale has the longest flippers?

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6. How many baby kangaroos can be born from a single pregnancy?

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1. What is the name for the social group that lions live within?

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2. How deep can seals dive?

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3. What products are produced from horses?

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4. The greatest gathering of any one kind of mammal takes place in the Peribilof Islands in the Bering Sea every year. Name the mammal.

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5. With such a long neck and long legs, how does the giraffe drink water?

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1. What is the general lifespan of a hamster?

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2. What is the habitat of the Old World badger?

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3. What is the name for a male hog?

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4. What mouse can leap up to 6 feet (1.8 m)?

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5. Man has many uses for rabbits. What is one?

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6. The venom of a Shrew is present in what type of bodily fluid?

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1. What island off the welsh coast can the Atlantic Puffin be observed in great numbers?

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2. Baleen whales do not have what?

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4. Where does the badger get its name from?

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5. While leaping a kangaroo uses its tail to

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6. Which century were hogs first domesticated?

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1. What brings grizzly bears together?

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2. What does a walrus use its whiskers for?

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3. If you purchase lard, what in fact have you bought?

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4. I saw a leveret running across the lawn yesterday. What young animal did I see?

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5. Which is the largest of the kangaroo species?

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6. Bears love honey and tear apart bees' nests to access it. Which is the only part of a bear's body that is unprotected from bee stings?

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1. Penguins are what?

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2. Many seals migrate long distances. Which seal prefers to stay close to home throughout the year?

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3. Where do polar bears live?

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4. What is the closest relative of the dog?

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5. What did the Indians do with the deer's antlers?

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1. What is a young goat called?

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2. What is the smallest of the kangaroo species?

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3. What can kangaroos be trained to do with humans?

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4. What helps badgers to dig burrows?

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5. How many species of rodents are there?

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6. What is the typical diet of deer?

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1. What is a species of wild horse?

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2. How did dogs help after the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995?

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3. A donkey can live for how many years?

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4. What do Eurasian badgers eat?

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5. If a stink badger sprays its musk at a predator, what can happen?

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6. On its hands, a bat has a thumb and how many fingers?

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1. What substance makes up a rhino's horn?

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3. What is the skin of the hog used for?

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4. What are fawns?

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5. How wide is the wingspan of a flying fox?

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6. What is the largest living species of lizard?

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1. What are purebred cattle?

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2. How fast can foxes run?

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3. Which infant animal falls nearly 6 feet (1.8 meters) to the ground when born?

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4. Hamsters were named from the German word 'hamstern' which means to what

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5. If you were invited to a stud farm, what activities would you expect to encounter?

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6. Which meerkat is charged with the job of sentinel?

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1. Can the fleece of a sheep be tan in color?

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2. How are sun bears different from other bears?

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3. All members of the order Carnivora have what in common?

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4. Which of the following is a mammal?

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5. What is a virgin female hog called?

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6. What is the closest relative of the lion?

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1. A cross breed of a donkey and a horse is called what?

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2. Why are grizzly bears called grizzly?

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3. To what use is horse hair put?

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4. Which country first domesticated hogs?

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5. When lion cubs are born, they are often what?

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6. When does a deer's antler fall off?

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1. Why do lions often live in grassland areas?

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2. Which breed of sheep produces the finest wool?

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3. Into how many groups do scientists divide whales?

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4. Rams are what?

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5. How many pounds does a ram reach?

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6. What factor determines the territory that a pride chooses?

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1. The life span of tigers in the wild is thought to be about how many years?

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2. Which of these best describes the body of a badger?

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3. The largest of the big cats is what?

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4. Which mammal lives the longest after man?

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5. What do we call a group of Old World badgers that live together?

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6. In a meerkat gang, who produces 80 percent of the litters that survive?

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1. What type of animal is a kangaroo?

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2. When do deer usually breed?

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3. What kind of terrain do giraffes prefer?

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4. What is different about the training of a guide dog for the blind?

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5. How are deer and moose alike?

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6. What do you call a baby panda?

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1. How many species of giraffe are there?

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2. The fat from a sheep is called 'Tallow'. What items can be made from this substance?

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3. What other animal belongs to the horse family?

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4. Which breed of dogs is generally used for detecting illegal agricultural products brought into airports?

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5. What is the average lifespan of a fox?

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6. What is a group of Moles called?

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1. By what age do beef cattle move on to their destiny?

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2. What is the natural inclination of sheep?

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3. Why do foxes have whiskers?

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4. Which breed of dog is the fastest dog on earth?

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5. What is a ewe?

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