1. Where are lions still found in the wild?

A. Africa south of the Sahara Desert

B. Northwest India

C. Both A and B

D. The zoo

C. Both A and B

TOPICS: Today, lions are found in the wild in only two places on earth. About 100,000 lions survive in Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Another 300 lions, called Asian lions, live in a reserve called the Gîr National Park and Lion Sanctuary in northwest India.

2. Elephants are the largest land animals and among the longest-lived. How long does the average elephant live?

A. 100 years

B. 60 years

C. 40 years

D. 20 years

B. 60 years

TOPICS: Highly intelligent and strong, elephants are the largest land animals and are among the longest-lived, with life spans of 60 years or more. Healthy, full-grown elephants have no natural enemies other than humans.

3. Apes are highly intelligent primates. How many species of ape are there?

A. 2

B. 13

C. 202

D. 313

B. 13

TOPICS: An ape is any of 13 species including chimpanzees, gorillas, gibbons, and orangutans. Apes are sometimes confused with monkeys, but unlike their smaller primate counterparts, apes do not have tails and their arms are usually longer than their legs. Apes live in tropical woodlands and forests of Africa and Asia.

4. Hippopotamuses are often called river horses for what trait?

A. They are horses that only graze with a river in sight

B. They are horses who choose to spend most days in water

C. They can breathe underwater thanks to the gills behind their ears

D. Their noses have special flaps that close…



Source by Deanna Mascle