Pet Quiz #4 Questions and Answers

by Dr. Chris

Here is yet another pet quiz to test your knowledge...

1. The world's largest cat is not the African Lion, but the Siberian Tiger, how large can it grow?

Siberian Tigers can grow up to 11 feet long and weigh over 660 pounds.

2. What is the most popular dog breed?

The Labrador retriever is the most popular dog for the last 10 years. #2 on the list are German Shepherd dogs.

3. What is the most popular dog name?

Bella was the most popular dog name of this last year.

4. What is the most popular purebred cat?

The Persian Cat is the most popular cat breed.

5. What is the most popular cat name?

Max was the most popular cat name of last year.

6. The domestic cat first appeared how many years ago?

It is believed that the cat we know today first showed up about 7,000 years ago, descended from the African Cat.

7. The Shar-Pei and Chow-Chow have a unique characteristic of their tongue that no other dog breed has? The answer may surprise you...

It has a blue-black tongue. In ancient times, it was believed that the Chow Chow could ward of evil spirits because its dark mouth would be exposed while barking.

8. Calico cats are almost always male or female?

Calico cats are black, orange, and white. This tri-color is a sex-linked trait which is normally only seen females.

9. How high can fleas jump?

Depending on who you ask, it varies from 8 to 13 inches. Which is pretty amazing considering how tiny they are. This makes them the highest jumping creature in relation to its height in the world.

10. Ancient Egyptians would mourn the passing of their household cats how?

According to ancient documents it appears that Egyptians would shave their eyebrows when their cats died!!!

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