Take our fun animal quiz and test your knowledge of the animal kingdom. How much do you know about animals such as the tiger, lion, shark, cat, crocodile, giraffe, snake, rabbit and spider? Enjoy our fun trivia for kids and answer as many of the thirty questions related to the animal kingdom as you can.
Questions vary from easy to challenging and cover everything from insects to pets, wild animals, fish, birds and reptiles. When you’re done, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check to see how many answers you got correct.
1. What food makes up nearly all (around 99%) of a Giant Panda’s diet?
2. True or false? Mice live for up to 10 years.
3. What is the name of the phobia that involves an abnormal fear of spiders?
4. What is the largest type of ‘big cat’ in the world?
5. True or false? Crocodiles have no sweat glands so they use their mouths to release heat.
6. Eagles are very good at spotting potential prey from a long distance, why?
7. What are female elephants called?
8. True or false? Owls can turn their heads completely backwards, allowing a 360 degree view.
9. Bees are found on every continent of earth except for one, which is it?
10. True or false? Cats spend an average of 13 to 14 hours a day sleeping.
11. What is the fastest land animal in the world?
12. A ‘doe’ is what kind of animal?
13. True or false? Cougar’s are herbivores.
14. Groups of lions are known as what?
15. Is a dolphin a mammal?
16. What is the largest land animal in the world?
17. True of false? Snakes have slimy skin.
18. What is the only continent on earth where Giraffes live in the wild?
19. How many pairs of wings does a bee have?
20. What type of animal is the largest primate in the world?
21. Is a shark a fish or a mammal?
22. What is the most recognizable feature of a hedgehog’s appearance?
23. True or false? Owls are far-sighted, meaning that anything within a few inches of their eyes can’t be seen properly.
24. What is the name of an adult female horse?
25. What are baby goats called?
26. What is the tallest animal in the world?
27. True or false? Rabbits are born blind.
28. What is the most recognizable physical feature of the male lion?
29. How many legs does a spider have?
30. The crocodile species is believed to have been around for how long? 2 million years or 200 million years?
Animal Quiz Answers
2. False - Captive mice live for up to 2 and a half years while wild mice only live for an average of around 4 months.
4. The tiger, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds).
5. True - They often sleep with their mouth open to cool down.
6. Because they have excellent eyesight.
8. False - Their field of view is about 270 degrees.
11. The cheetah (it can reach speeds of up to 120kph – 75mph).
12. A female deer.
13. False - They are carnivores.
16. The elephant - The largest on record weighed around 12,000 kilograms! (26,000 lb).
17. False - Snakeskin is smooth and dry.
20. The Gorilla
21. A fish
22. Their spines of spiky hair.
24. A mare
26. The giraffe - The average height is around 5 metres (16ft) and the tallest on record stood nearly 6 metres (20 ft) tall.
28. Its mane
30. 200 million years