101 Animal Trivia Questions & Answers (Hard/Easy)

💡 The Best List of Animal Trivia Questions and Answers.

Last update: 2021-06-18

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The best list of animal trivia questions and answers.

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Think you know everything about animals? Take this animal trivia quiz and put your animal knowledge to the test. These animal trivia questions are both hard and easy. Get your friends together and test your knowledge of these fuzzy and furry animals.

Don't forget to print the PDF included in this resource. It will make it easier to play these fun animal trivia questions at home! Have fun with these animal quiz questions!

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To play, pick one player to be the "game head," which is the person who will read each trivia question. Print anywhere from 20 to 50 of the fun trivia questions below. After the question is prompted to the group, each player should write down their answer. The player with the most correct answers wins.

This trivia game is easy to play over text messages, as well. Simply text the group and wait until each person in the group text has responded. From there, reveal the answer and appoint the points to each person playing.

Animal Trivia Questions and Answers

Trivia Question: What is a baby goat called?

Answer: A kid.

Trivia Question: What is the oldest mammal in the world?

Answer: Bowhead whales.

Trivia Question: What animal do they say humans evolved from?

Answer: Great apes or large apes.

Trivia Question: Is a penguin a bird? Yes or no?

Answer: Yes.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest land animal?

Answer: Cheetahs.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest sea animal?

Answer: A sailfish.

Trivia Question: How many bones does a shark have?

Answer: No bones in its body.

Trivia Question: What is a polar bear's skin color?

Answer: Black.

Trivia Question: What is the slowest animal on earth?

Answer: A sloth.

Trivia Question: How many legs does a spider have?

Answer: 8 legs.

Trivia Question: What is a female deer called?

Answer: A doe.

Trivia Question: What is the only mammal capable of flight?

Answer: Bats are capable of flight and are a mammal.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest animal on Earth?

Answer: A cheetah.

Trivia Question: Are there any mammals that lay eggs?

Answer: There are only two mammals that lay eggs. The duck-billed platypus and the spiny anteater.

Trivia Question: What is called when there are twelve or more cows?

Answer: A flink.

Trivia Question: A cow's stomach has how many compartments?

Answer: 17.

Trivia Question: How many toes does a cat have on its back paws?

Answer: 4.

Trivia Question: What is a female donkey called?

Answer: A "Jenny" is the name of a female donkey.

Trivia Question: What are baby kangaroos called?

Answer: A baby kangaroo is called a "Joey."

Trivia Question: How long can a snail sleep?

Answer: 13 to 15 hours each night.

Trivia Question: When do cats sleep?

Answer: During the daylight.

Trivia Question: Where is the komodo dragon originally from?

Answer: Australia.

Trivia Question: Is a cheetah part of the cat family?

Answer: Yes, a cheetah is part of the cat family.

Trivia Question: What animal has the longest lifespan?

Answer: African elephants.

Trivia Question: What is the largest shark in the ocean?

Answer: A whale shark is the largest shark in the ocean.

Trivia Question: Where is a shrimp's heart located?

Answer: In its head.

Trivia Question: What is the size of a newborn kangaroo?

Answer: Only 2.5 centimeters big.

Trivia Question: What animal eats bones?

Answer: A bearded vulture is known for eating bones.

Trivia Question: What is a snake shed?

Answer: A molting of skin that occurs regularly.

Trivia Question: What is a baby fox called?

Answer: A baby fox is called a "pup."

Trivia Question: What is the largest mammal on Earth?

Answer: A blue whale is the largest mammal on Earth.

Trivia Question: What is the most poisonous spider?

Answer: Brazilian wandering spider.

Trivia Question: What is the smallest mammal on Earth?

Answer: The bumblebee bat.

Trivia Question: What color eyes do owls have who hunt at twilight?

Answer: Red or orange eyes hunt at twilight.

Trivia Question: A blue whale cavy is another name for what animal and pet?

Answer: A guinea pig.

Trivia Question: Where does a Brazilian wandering spider live?

Answer: In Brazil.

Trivia Question: How many dogs survived the Titanic?

Answer: 3.

Trivia Question: How many species of dogs exist on Earth?

Answer: There are about 340 breeds.

Trivia Question: What two mammals lay eggs?

Answer: Spiny anteater and the duck-billed platypus.

Trivia Question: What is Scotland's national animal?

Answer: The fictional unicorn.

Trivia Question: What is the national animal of Africa?

Answer: A springbok.

Trivia Question: What is a female elephant called?

Answer: A cow.

Trivia Question: How many noses does a snail have?

Answer: 4 noses.

Trivia Question: What land animal is going into extinction in 2020?

Answer: The Sumatran Rhino.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest bird on Earth?

Answer: The Peregrine Falcon.

Trivia Question: How many arms does a starfish have?

Answer: Five arms.

Trivia Question: What animal has the highest blood pressure on earth?

Answer: A giraffe.

Trivia Question: About how many glasses of milk could a cow provide in its lifespan?

Answer: 200,000 glasses of milk.

Trivia Question: What is the only bird that can fly backwards?

Answer: A hummingbird can fly backward.

Trivia Question: According to Newton's law, should a bee be able to fly?

Answer: No.

Trivia Question: Dick King-Smith wrote a book about a pig named what?

Answer: Babe.

Trivia Question: About how big is an American honey bee?

Answer: 15mm long.

Trivia Question: What is a group of wolves called?

Answer: A group of wolves is called a "pack."

Trivia Question: What animal was reintroduced to Yellowstone National park?

Answer: Wolves.

Trivia Question: What is the primary diet of an American wolf?

Answer: Deer, Elk, and Bison.

Trivia Question: Dogs have sweat glands in only one place, what is it?

Answer: Their paws.

Trivia Question: What is the national bird of the United States?

Answer: The bald eagle.

Trivia Question: What is a rhino's horn made out of?

Answer: Hair.

Trivia Question: An elephant tusk is called what?

Answer: Ivory.

Trivia Question: How much does a baby goat weigh on average?

Answer: 4 to 6 pounds.

Trivia Question: How long does it take for a sloth to digest food?

Answer: It can take two weeks for a sloth to digest its food.

Trivia Question: What are the only birds to have direct descent from dinosaurs?

Answer: All birds.

Trivia Question: What animal's gender is decided upon by the temperature and placement of the egg? The baby girl will develop when exposed to warmer temperatures and the baby boy turtle will grow inside the egg.

Answer: Sea turtle.

Trivia Question: What is the only big cat that won't roar?

Answer: Cheetahs.

Trivia Question: What lion is located in California?

Answer: A mountain lion.

Trivia Question: How many eggs with the average chicken lay?

Answer: About 250 eggs per year.

Trivia Question: What is the most popular household pet?

Answer: Dogs.

Trivia Question: How many animal lives do they say that cats have?

Answer: 9 lives.

Trivia Question: Why do frogs blink their eyes and close their eyes when they eat?

Answer: To help push food down their throats.

Trivia Question: What is the flightless bird that's featured on the New Zealand emblem?

Answer: A kiwi.

Trivia Question: What living bird has the longest life span?

Answer: A Laysan Albatross.

Trivia Question: What living bird has the longest wingspan?

Answer: The wandering albatross.

Trivia Question: What is the oldest animal on Earth?

Answer: Aldabra giant tortoise at 187 years old.

Trivia Question: What is the only animal that can't jump? A

Answer: An elephant.

Trivia Question: What color eggs do red ear-lobed chickens lay?

Answer: A brown egg.

Trivia Question: What is the only mammal to have a tusk?

Answer: The elephant.

Trivia Question: Where can a wild ram or sheep be found on Earth?

Answer: Rocky Mountain region of North America

Trivia Question: Where is a lion originally from?

Answer: Sub-Saharan Africa.

Trivia Question: How many species of monkey exist on Earth?

Answer: 260 different types of monkeys.

Trivia Question: What is the largest spider on Earth?

Answer: Goliath bird-eater spider.

Trivia Question: What is the largest snake on Earth?

Answer: The python snake.

Trivia Question: What animal lays the largest egg?

Answer: The ostrich.

Trivia Question: About how many hairs does a dog shed in a day?

Answer: 1,000 hairs per day.

Trivia Question: What is it called when a snake sheds its skin?

Answer: It's called ecdysis.

Trivia Question: About how many species of Owl exist in the United States?

Answer: Only about 19 species.

Trivia Question: About how many species of fish are currently in the ocean?

Answer: 20,000 species of fish.

Trivia Question: What is the primary diet of most sharks?

Answer: Primary smaller fish. Only some feed on sea lions.

Trivia Question: About how many shark attacks on humans are there worldwide?

Answer: About 129 attacks.

Trivia Question: When was the first cat turned into a household pet?

Answer: 7500 BC.

Trivia Question: What is the oldest breed of dog?

Answer: Basenji.

Trivia Question: How many eyes do a United States honey bee have?

Answer: About five eyes.

Trivia Question: Do some owls have dark brown eyes?

Answer: Yes.

Trivia Question: What is the smallest dog known in existence?

Answer: The smallest dog is about 4 inches big.

Trivia Question: What is the weight of the largest dog known in existence?

Answer: The largest dog weighed about 343 pounds.

Trivia Question: What is the name of the most popular dog show?

Answer: The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Trivia Question: What is the largest insect on Earth?

Answer: Giant wētā.

Trivia Question: How many species of ants exist on Earth?

Answer: 10,000 or more.

Trivia Question: What is the average wingspan of a bald eagle?

Answer: 5.9 to 7.9 feet.

Trivia Question: What is the average weight of an adult elephant?

Answer: Between 2 and 7 tons.

Trivia Question: About how many spiders does the average human swallow in their lifetime?

Answer: None. This is debunked myth.

Trivia Question: Where might someone find the silverback gorilla?

Answer: Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Trivia Question: How many species of ants exist on Earth?

Answer: 10,000 or more.

Trivia Question: What is the average wingspan of a bald eagle?

Answer: 5.9 to 7.9 feet.

Trivia Question: What is the average weight of an adult elephant?

Answer: Between 2 and 7 tons.

Trivia Question: About how many spiders does the average human swallow in their lifetime?

Answer: None. This is debunked myth.

Trivia Question: Where might someone find the silverback gorilla?

Answer: Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Trivia Question: How many species of ants exist on Earth?

Answer: 10,000 or more.

Trivia Question: What is the average wingspan of a bald eagle?

Answer: 5.9 to 7.9 feet.

Trivia Question: What is the average weight of an adult elephant?

Answer: Between 2 and 7 tons.

Trivia Question: About how many spiders does the average human swallow in their lifetime?

Answer: None. This is debunked myth.

Trivia Question: Where might someone find the silverback gorilla?

Answer: Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Trivia Question: What are male honey bees called?

Answer: Drones.

Trivia Question: What is a horse's hoof called?

Answer: A frog.

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