20 Surprising Animal Facts Trivia Questions And Answers (Multiple Choice)

Are you an animal enthusiast looking for a challenge? Then this 20 Surprising Animal Facts Trivia Questions And Answers quiz is just the thing for you!

This quiz is a great way to test your knowledge of the animal kingdom. We’ve compiled a mix of questions from a variety of categories, including evolution, anatomy, and behavior. You’ll find questions about some of the most fascinating creatures on the planet, from the majestic elephant to the tiny hummingbird.

So get ready to flex your brain muscles and see how much you know about the animal kingdom! With 20 questions to answer, you’re sure to be entertained and educated at the same time. Good luck!

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  1. Which animal has 32 brains?
    • Squid
    • Jellyfish
    • Crab
    • Octopus
    The correct answer is Octopus.
    Octopuses have a highly complex nervous system, with a central brain and 8 smaller brains located in each of their arms.
  2. Which animal gives both egg and milk?
    • Penguin
    • Platypus
    • Duck
    • Chicken
    The correct answer is Platypus.
    Platypuses are one of the few mammals that lay eggs instead of giving live birth, and they also produce milk to feed their young.
  3. What group of animals is called a blush?
    • Flamingos
    • Cats
    • Giraffes
    • Dogs
    The correct answer is Flamingos.
    A group of flamingos is called a blush, and they are known for their distinctive pink coloration.
  4. Which animal eats itself when hungry?
    • Snake
    • Fish
    • Spider
    • Turtle
    The correct answer is Spider.
    Some species of spider will cannibalize themselves if they are unable to find food, often starting with their own legs.

  1. Which animal has 8 hearts?
    • Octopus
    • Jellyfish
    • Starfish
    • Crab
    The correct answer is Octopus.
    Octopuses have 3 hearts that pump blood through their gills, and 5 smaller hearts that circulate blood to their organs.
  2. What group of animals called squad?
    • Crows
    • Elephants
    • Dogs
    • Cats
    The correct answer is Crows.
    A group of crows is called a squad, and they are highly intelligent and social birds.
  3. Which animal only has one mate for life?
    • Penguin
    • Swan
    • Gibbon
    • Giraffe
    The correct answer is Swan.
    Swans are known for forming strong pair bonds and mating for life.
  4. Which animal takes the biggest poop?
    • Hippo
    • Giraffe
    • Whale
    • Elephant
    The correct answer is Whale.
    Blue whales produce the largest poop of any animal, with individual droppings that can be over 3 feet long.
  5. Which animal makes pearls?
    • Shark
    • Lobster
    • Seahorse
    • Oyster
    The correct answer is Oyster.
    Pearls are formed when an irritant such as a grain of sand gets inside an oyster’s shell, and the oyster covers it in layers of nacre to form a pearl.
  6. Can animal fleas live on humans?
    • Maybe
    • No
    • Not sure
    • Yes
    The correct answer is Yes.
    While human fleas are rare, some species of fleas that normally infest animals such as dogs and cats can also bite and live on humans.
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  1. Which animal kills the most humans?
    • Hippos
    • Sharks
    • Mosquitoes
    • Crocodiles
    The correct answer is Mosquitoes.
    Mosquitoes are responsible for the most human deaths each year, primarily due to the diseases they transmit such as malaria and dengue fever.
  2. Which animal hibernates in winter?
    • Wolf
    • Rabbit
    • Deer
    • Bear
    The correct answer is Bear.
    Bears are one of the most well-known animals that hibernate in the winter, along with other species such as groundhogs and bats.
  3. Which animal is the king of the jungle?
    • Panther
    • Leopard
    • Tiger
    • Lion
    The correct answer is Lion.
    While lions do not actually live in jungles, they are often referred to as the “king of the jungle” due to their status as apex predators and their majestic appearance.
  4. Which animal represents love?
    • Swan
    • Butterfly
    • Penguin
    • Dove
    The correct answer is Swan.
    Swans are often associated with love and romance, as they are known for their strong pair bonds and graceful, elegant movements.

  1. Which animal only has teeth on the bottom?
    • Dolphin
    • Seal
    • Whale
    • Walrus
    The correct answer is Whale.
    Some species of whales, such as baleen whales, only have teeth on their bottom jaw, while their top jaw contains plates of baleen used to filter food from the water.
  2. Which animal sleeps the most?
    • Koala
    • Lemur
    • Bat
    • Sloth
    The correct answer is Koala.
    Koalas are known for their love of sleep, and can sleep for up to 22 hours a day in order to conserve energy.
  3. Which animal lays eggs and is not a bird?
    • Squirrel
    • Penguin
    • Kangaroo
    • Platypus
    The correct answer is Platypus.
    Platypuses are one of the few mammals that lay eggs instead of giving live birth, along with echidnas and several species of marsupials.
  4. Which animal went to the moon first?
    • None
    • Dog
    • Monkey
    • Rabbit
    The correct answer is None.
    No animals have ever traveled to the moon, although several animals including dogs and monkeys have been sent into space.
  5. Which group of animals is called a bevy?
    • Pheasant
    • Swans
    • Ducks
    • Quail
    The correct answer is Quail.
    A group of quail is called a bevy, while groups of other birds such as ducks (a raft) and swans (a herd or wedge) have different names.
  1. Which animal eats lions?
    • Leopards
    • Hyenas
    • Crocodiles
    • No animal
    The correct answer is No animal regularly preys on lions.
    While lions are apex predators and do not have natural predators, other carnivores such as hyenas and leopards may occasionally kill and eat lions. However, this is relatively rare and lions are typically the ones doing the hunting.
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