Not everyone has opportunities to see the wildlife, especially when they travel to big cities. Zoos are a great way to interact with a variety of creatures and nurture the love of nature in children. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the following 29 zoo quiz questions and answers to test your knowledge.
Zoo Quiz Questions And Answers
1. The word “zoo” is short for which term?
B. Zoological garden
2. In which Australian state can you visit the Australia Zoo?
B. New South Wales
3. Menageries are known as the predecessor of modern-day zoos. What are they?
A. Collections of animals rescued by monks
B. Collections of animals for religious purposes
C. Collections of animals owned by wealthy people
4. In the novel “Life of Pi” by Yann Martel, Pi and what animal survive on a lifeboat in the middle of the ocean?
A. A lion
B. A tiger
C. A cheetah
5. In which year was the first zoo in the United States opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania?
6. The Tallinn Zoo is the only zoo in which European country?
7. First opened on 27 April 1828, the London Zoo was originally used for which purpose?
A. Scientific research
B. Royal garden
C. Natural museum
8. The game reserve is a special type of zoo that is popular in which continent?
9. The Lone Pine Sanctuary in Australia is the first and largest reserve for which animal?
10. In the first book of Harry Potter, Harry speaks to which animal while visiting the London Zoo?
A. A tiger
B. An owl
C. A snake
11. The first modern zoo in the world was built in which city in 1793?
A. Paris, France
B. Rome, Italy
C. Madrid, Spain
12. Which of the following terms refers to the technique of building realistic habitats for animals in zoos?
A. Landscape immersion
B. Natural imitation
C. Organic construction
13. In the 2005 animated movie “Madagascar”, a group of animals escape from which zoo to find their way to jungles of Madagascar?
A. Broadway Zoo
B. Central Park Zoo
C. Manhattan Zoo
14. Which of the following types of zoo has the biggest area?
A. Suburban zoo
B. Safari park
C. Game reserve
15. Which of the following animals is typically found in a petting zoo?
16. Which type of zoos are exclusively designed for aquatic animals?
A. Marine parks
C. Ocean reservoirs
17. What is the nickname for Yokohama Zoological Gardens, the national zoo of Japan?
18. The Pretoria National Zoo is located in which African country?
A. South Africa
19. In which country can you visit the Jurong Bird Park, which has more than 8,000 birds of 600 species from all over the world?
20. Which international organisation is responsible for providing support for zoos and aquariums around the world?
A. The World Zoos and Aquariums Organisation
B. The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
C. The Global Initiatives on Zoos and Aquariums
21. Which powerful drug lord had an enormous private zoo with many animals, such as hippos, camels, buffalos, and elephants?
A. Joaquín Guzmán
B. Frank Lucas
C. Pablo Escobar
22. On 28 May 2016, which animal grabbed and dragged a 3-year-old boy, who climbed into a closure at the Cincinnati Zoo?
A. An elephant
B. A chimpanzee
C. A gorilla
23. Living in Edinburgh Zoo, Nils Olav is the first penguin to receive a knighthood from the king of which country?
24. What is the most visited zoo in Europe?
A. The Schönbrunn Zoo
B. The Berlin Zoo
C. The London Zoo
25. What is special about the Singapore Zoo?
A. It is the largest zoo in Asia
B. It is an open-air zoo, meaning there are no cages
C. It is open to the public 6 months in a year
26. What is the first zoo to be built in the Middle East in 1891?
A. Giza Zoo
B. Riyadh Zoo
C. Kuwait Zoo
27. The most northern zoo in the world is located in which country?
28. The Pana’ewa Zoo in Hawai’i is located in which natural habitat?
A. A desert
B. A mountain
C. A rainforest
29. Which animals can you see in the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo?
A. Highly endangered animals
B. Animals depicted in the Bible
C. Animals native to the Middle East
What do you think about these zoo quiz questions and answers? We hope you learn some interesting facts and enjoy your time. For more challenges on the same topic, check out the following ecology quiz or this British wildlife trivia.