Nature Quiz - Mammals - North American Mammals (Questions)

North America, the planet's third largest continent, includes 23 countries and dozens of possessions and territories. It contains all Caribbean and Central America countries, Canada, Mexico, the United States of America, as well as Greenland - the world's largest island.

Positioned in the planet's northern and western hemispheres, it's bordered in the north by the Arctic Ocean, in the east by the Atlantic Ocean, in the southeast by the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean.

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1. What are young raccoons called?
[ ] Kids
[ ] Cobs
[ ] Kits
[ ] Cubs
2. Polar bears are especially susceptible to Trichinella, a parasitic roundworm they contract through what?
[ ] Oil spills
[ ] Salmon
[ ] Grooming
[ ] Cannibalism
3. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[ ] Muskrat
[ ] Web-footed Marsh Rat
[ ] Beaver
[ ] Brown Rat
4. In Canada, the bison is the official animal of which province?
[ ] Alberta
[ ] Manitoba
[ ] Ontario
[ ] Quebec
5. Coyotes sometimes mate with domestic dogs. What are the hybrids called?
[ ] Coydogs
[ ] Dogcoys
[ ] Yodogs
[ ] Dogyos
6. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[ ] Canadian Lynx
[ ] Bobcat
[ ] Ocelot
[ ] Jaguarundi
7. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[ ] Capybara
[ ] Northern Pocket Gopher
[ ] Mountain Beaver
[ ] Yellow-bellied marmot
8. 'Chipmunk' comes from the Odawa word 'jidmoonh'. What does jidmoonh mean?
[ ] Moon cheeks
[ ] Harvest chuck
[ ] Red squirrel
[ ] Nutkin
9. Which fictional bear was named after a female black bear cub?
[ ] Paddington bear
[ ] Winnie the Pooh
[ ] Yogi bear
[ ] Rupert bear
10. What is the arctic hare alternatively known as?
[ ] Polar hare
[ ] White hare
[ ] White rabbit
[ ] Polar rabbit
Nature Quiz - Mammals - North American Mammals (Answers)
1. What are young raccoons called?
[ ] Kids
[ ] Cobs
[x] Kits
[ ] Cubs
2. Polar bears are especially susceptible to Trichinella, a parasitic roundworm they contract through what?
[ ] Oil spills
[ ] Salmon
[ ] Grooming
[x] Cannibalism
3. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[x] Muskrat
[ ] Web-footed Marsh Rat
[ ] Beaver
[ ] Brown Rat
4. In Canada, the bison is the official animal of which province?
[ ] Alberta
[x] Manitoba
[ ] Ontario
[ ] Quebec
The bison also appears on the Manitoba flag
5. Coyotes sometimes mate with domestic dogs. What are the hybrids called?
[x] Coydogs
[ ] Dogcoys
[ ] Yodogs
[ ] Dogyos
6. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[ ] Canadian Lynx
[x] Bobcat
[ ] Ocelot
[ ] Jaguarundi
7. Can you identify this North American mammal?
[ ] Capybara
[ ] Northern Pocket Gopher
[ ] Mountain Beaver
[x] Yellow-bellied marmot
8. 'Chipmunk' comes from the Odawa word 'jidmoonh'. What does jidmoonh mean?
[ ] Moon cheeks
[ ] Harvest chuck
[x] Red squirrel
[ ] Nutkin
9. Which fictional bear was named after a female black bear cub?
[ ] Paddington bear
[x] Winnie the Pooh
[ ] Yogi bear
[ ] Rupert bear
'Winnipeg' lived at London Zoo from 1915 until her death in 1934
10. What is the arctic hare alternatively known as?
[ ] Polar hare
[ ] White hare
[ ] White rabbit
[x] Polar rabbit